Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, FAIA

Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter is an architect, educator, and design consultant specializing in the building envelope and the experimental architectural use of glass. She has collaborated on multiple award-winning projects including as façade consultant on Bloom with DoSu Architects, the Portland Aerial Tramway with AGPS, and as project architect for the Corning Museum of Glass with Smith-Miller+Hawkinson.

Currently Dean of the School of Architecture at Woodbury University, she has taught at Yale University, Cornell University, UCL Bartlett, and SCI-Arc over a 20+ year teaching career. With her colleagues at Woodbury, she has helped forge new pathways and launched programs that support a vision of education for all. She was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2018, received the 2016 AIA California Council Educator Award, was honored in 2018 with the AIA|LA Presidential Educator of the Year Award, and has been recognized twice, in 2018 and 2019, by DesignIntelligence as one of the nation’s Most Admired Educators in Architecture and Design. In 2020, Ingalill was invited to present on the topic of affordable housing at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City as part of the UN’s 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development.

In 2009, Ingalill established WUHO, a gallery celebrating the diversity and accomplishments of the Woodbury School of Architecture community. Located on the landmark Hollywood Walk of Fame, Woodbury University’s storefront gallery provides a laboratory for experimental design and introduces a new audience to the power and promise of architecture as a force for positive social change. As Director of WUHO, Ingalill produced over 100 exhibitions and installations showcasing creative work of architects, designers and artists in a welcoming milieu for multidisciplinary, boundary-crossing collaborations.