Amanda Gunawan

Founding Principal

Amanda Gunawan is a designer based in Los Angeles. She was born in Indonesia and raised in Singapore and obtained her bachelors’ degree in architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), receiving the prestigious merit thesis prize.

Amanda has a diverse design background. She worked in Urban Planning and Design at the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore, which oversees the master-planning for the country. More recently, she worked for Pritzker-prize winning Architect, Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects.

Amanda also actively works to create creative content for brands such as Dyson, Samsung and Google.

contact: amanda@owiu-design.com

Joel Wong

Founding Principal

​Joel Wong is a designer based in Los Angeles, born and raised in Singapore. He pursued his bachelors degree in architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), graduating with distinction, was awarded the prestigious merit thesis prize and Henry Adams prize for outstanding student.

Joel has lots of experience in the Architectural field. He has worked for firms such as ADDP Architects in Singapore and also most recently for Pritzker Prize winning Architect, Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects.

contact: joel@owiu-design.com

Claudia Wainer

Architectural Associate

Professor at Cal Poly Pomona Faculty of Architecture

Post-graduate degree in Design Theory and Pedagogy Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)

M. Arch Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)

contact: claudia@owiu-design.com

Eduardo Cortazar

Architectural Associate

Bachelors in Architecture
Universidad Iberoamericana (MX)

contact: eduardo@owiu-design.com

Design Interns

Priyanka Rajani

Hans Steffes