Luis G. Hoyos
Term of Office:
2016-2020
Los Angeles County, California
Expert

Luis G. Hoyos RA is an architect and Professor of Architecture at the California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, where he teaches historic preservation and urban design. He serves on the Board of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and as a member of the Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board. He is national co-chair for the NPS American Latino Scholars Experts Panel, and co-editor of American Latinos and the Making of the United States: A Theme Study (2013). He was member and chair of the California State Historical Resources Commission from 2002-2006 and a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of Preservation Advocacy at the Los Angeles Conservancy. As an architect, he has received awards for the design of several historic building rehabilitations, including El Pueblo de Los Angeles, the Point Fermin Lighthouse, the Palmer Hotel, and the Cabrillo Beach Bathhouse. His areas of concentration in teaching are Post-War Modernist architecture and landscape design, building adaptation and reuse, and the documentation of buildings and districts occupied by underrepresented communities. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and a master’s degree in urban design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.