Dave Maynard has been teaching architecture in the undergraduate program at CCA since the Fall of 2009: including Studio 1, Studio 2, Design Media 1, Materials and Methods, and Integrated Technological Systems. Believing deeply in engaged travel as a means of architectural research, he established and leads the Studio 1 trip to Los Angeles each year. Prior to joining CCA, he taught for 10 years at Woodbury University in Burbank: primarily the Sustainable Urban Design / Foreign Travel (Latin America) studio, the House and Housing design studio, the Comprehensive Building Design studio, and the Senior Thesis Project. He has also taught studios or seminars at DVC, Otis, PCC, UNLV, SCI-Arc, and UCA in San Salvador, and has lectured at a number of universities both in the USA and in Latin America.
Dave received his MArch degree from SCI-Arc in 1995, where he received the Director's Award for service to the school. He then co-founded HEDGE design collective, a collaborative and multi-disciplinary design studio. Each of the independent designers within HEDGE was trained in architecture, but often diversified into other disciplines, including clothing design, graphic and web design, floral design, and landscape architecture. His practice within HEDGE, Dave Maynard Architecture, designed, engineered, and oversaw construction of several residential and small commercial projects, each in collaboration with another independent designer. The work has been published in Praxis, Interior Design, Metropolis, and other periodicals. Prior to HEDGE, Dave had worked for Grassi Design Group in Boston and Key West, CalChart Constructors in the SF Bay area, and Gordon Polon Engineers in Los Angeles. From 2006 - 2009 he was a project architect for Kuth Ranieri Architects in San Francisco, where he worked on several residential and speculative urban projects. He is currently a Project Architect and Associate at EDG Interior Architecture and Design in Novato, CA, designing bars and restaurants around the world.
Senior Adjunct Professor, Architecture