Lysa Janssen

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Lysa Janssen is the founder of Lysa Janssen Design, a creative practice focused on design research and developing architectural, interior, and artistic experiences.

She received a Master in Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design and has been practicing for over 20 years, including at award-winning offices such as Foster + Partners in London and Michael Hsu Office of Architecture in Austin.

EDUCATION

  • Harvard University, Master in Architecture
  • University of Pennsylvania, Master of Fine Arts
  • Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts

PUBLICATONS + PROJECTS

LYSA JANSSEN DESIGN

San Francisco Condo
Oakland Residence
Seal Beach Residence
Garden Street Residence
Berkeley Remodel
Rosedale Remodel

WITH MICHAEL HSU OFFICE OF ARCHITECTURE

Line Hotel
P6
ATX Cocina
Superica
La Lucha
Domain 5

WITH FOSTER+PARTNERS LONDON

Imperial War Museum
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion Project
Boscolo Group Hotel
Imperial College London, Science & Engineering Complex
Yale University, New School of Management

Lysa Janssen
AREAS OF INTEREST
  • Interior Design
  • Architecture
  • Lighting & Furniture
  • Material Research
  • Sensorial Design
  • Brand Identity
  • Fine Arts
COURSES TAUGHT

MID Core Studio II

BSID Design Studio VI

MID Technical Studio

Advanced Design Studio

Interior Design Professional Practice

Reimagining Design Precedents

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Allison Gaskins

Assistant Professor of Practice

Igor Siddiqui

Associate Professor
Program Director for Interior Design

Francisco Gomes

Associate Professor