Jenny Wu is a partner at the Los Angeles based architecture firm, Oyler Wu Collaborative, which she founded in 2004 with Dwayne Oyler. The firm is recognized for its experimentation in design, material research, and fabrication, and was the winner of 2013 Design Vanguard Award from Architectural Record. Recently, the City of Los Angeles selected Oyler Wu to design the LA River Bikeway and Greenway project, a large-scale public project. Wu’s office has won numerous design awards as well, including the 2013 Emerging Talent Award from AIA California Council, the 2012 Presidential Honor Award for Emerging Practice from AIA LA, and the 2011 Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League in New York. Oyler Wu has published two books, Pendulum Plane, in 2009, and most recently, Trilogy: SCI Arc Pavilions, in 2014.
In addition to her architectural practice, Wu also founded LACE by Jenny Wu, a line of 3D printed jewelry in 2014. Wu was recently named one of four design visionaries by Porsche and Dwell Magazine in their "Powered by Design" documentaries, showcasing her pioneering work in 3D printing. Her wearable designs are widely featured in publications such as Forbes, Wired, and Elle Magazine.
Wu received her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and Masters of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is a member of the design faculty at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and Columbia GSAPP. She taught at various other institutions including Syracuse University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.