«Surf and Architecture: 2 Passions that match perfectly for Luis Tena» How to run your own studio in Malibú.

Join us for a wonderful opportunity to learn from a top notch Spanish Architect, Luis Tena, who was able to turn his J1 Visa Internship at wHY Architecture into an 8 year career in Los Angeles. Luis now owns his own studio called Luis Tena Design!

Luis Tena is our guest for this weeks Architect-US Interview Series with our CEO Patricia GarciaHe studied Architecture at the University of Navarra in Spain, and 8 years later he is now creating his own Design Studio called Luis Tena Design.

This Interview will provide you with the opportunity to meet a Young Professional that has been very successful taking his J1 experience and turning it into a career change. Especially for those young architects that are moving from abroad to the USA for the first time, and the J1 Visa Experience is an initial professional experience in the USA.

We are excited for another episode of Architect-US Interview Series on Wednesday, November 11th at 12 PM EST (🗽 time) on our Instagram LIVE and/or our YouTube CHANNEL. This time our CEO Patricia Garcia will be interviewing an incredibly talented Architect who is an inspiration for us all, Luis Tena.

The interview will be live on Architect-US Instagram on Wednesday, November 11th at 12 PM EST (🗽 time) We’ll be also streaming live from all our channels: Facebook | LinkedIn | Youtube | Instagram


Our CEO Patricia Garcia will introduce you to and guide the audience through the interview with Luis Tena, who was able to Intern with wHY Architecture LA under Principal, Kulapat Yanstrasast, who had worked for many years for Japanese Pritzker prize master Tadao AndoThey will also go into the following:

✅ His experience creating his own studio in the USA after 8 years of working in LA

✅ How his passion for Surfing lead him to the LA Architecture scene

✅ Strategies and networking ideas he used to connect with architects during 1st year

✅ How he maintains the balance between art and technique in his work

Now he wants to share his story and how his passion for Surfing and Architecture was able to manifest itself into his entrance on to the Los Angeles scene! Now he has his own Design Studio in LA! WOOHOO! He will also be sharing his incredible projects with us during and after the interview!

Learn from Luis , so you TOO can travel the world and make impactful career decisions as a young Architect!

What would you like to ask Luis about their career so far? Let us know if you have any questions or concerns you would like us to ask him about during the interview!!  👇👇👇

Images by Luis Tena Design


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