Luis is a licensed architect, academic and educator with over 25 years of experience working on a range of project types including residential, commercial, civic, educational, public space and urban art installations in both the academic and professional realms. In 2006, Luis co-founded reform, llc with Matthew Geiss in order to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice. At reform, llc, Luis currently searches for opportunities in which academic research and collaboration can embed itself in the firm’s projects. He is also involved in all phases of the firms work from design to construction administration as well as overall firm operations.
In addition to his role at reform, llc, Luis is also a tenured Associate Professor at The Catholic University of America’s School of Architecture and Planning. He has held various appointments such as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Director for The Summer Institute of Architecture, Director for the Master’s level graduate concentration in Design Technologies, and Director for the Comprehensive Building Design Studio. His work has been published, presented, exhibited and received prestigious awards at various national and international venues. Luis is also one of three founding faculty members of The Catholic University of America Design Collaborative (CUAdc), a non-profit architectural design firm providing services to community groups in the District of Columbia.
Prior to establishing reform, llc, Luis held prior positions with Core, PC in Washington, DC and with Kennedy & Violich Architecture (KVA) in Boston, MA. While at KVA, his work on the East / Harlem River Ferry Landings Project received a Progressive Architecture Award and an Award for Excellence in Design from The Art Commission of the City of New York.
Luis Boza received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and Bachelor of Architecture from Catholic University of America’s School of Architecture and Planning. Luis’s expertise and research focuses on the use of computer aided design, manufacturing and advanced building technologies and their impacts on the ways in which people experience space.