Barney’s Curiosity Shapes Architecture Research

Inside USD -- Ryan Barney asked the question. It’s a simple one, really, but for a student who was very new to architecture, it was stated with the right kind of curiosity.

“What are you working on?” said Barney to fellow University of San Diego student Sou Fang when he was introduced to a research and design project on lightness in architecture led by USD Assistant Professor of Architecture Daniel Lopez-Perez.

Fang told Barney that if he was interested in getting involved, he should speak with Lopez-Perez as “there was still a mountain of work to be done.”

Two and a half years later, Ryan Barney, now a senior, sits in Lopez-Perez’s Camino Hall office to enthusiastically explain the “most important, most beneficial experience I’ve ever had” at USD. (Full Story)


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