Cesar Lopez is a Designer and Lecturer of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California Berkeley. His work straddles practice and research exploring the interrelationships between architecture and territory and the politics that dictate them — ultimately concerned with the representation of marginalized populations. Cesar is an Associate at The Open Workshop, where he has been a leading designer on a number of widely published projects and installations. His research has been published in Bracket [Takes Action], Momentum Magazine, and the Art Journal.
Prior to teaching at the CED, Cesar was an Adjunct Professor at the California College of the Arts, Architecture Division, and the Resilient Design Fellow for the Resilient by Design - Bay Area Initiative in San Francisco. He received an M.Arch from CCA and a B.S. Arch from Texas Tech University, College of Architecture, El Paso.