Research Keywords

  • Sustainable Design
  • Architecture
  • Architectural Design

Presentations

  • Invited Lecture, University of New Mexico, Fall 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Architectural Workshop Sparano + Mooney Design Process, American Institute of Architects, Santa Fe, NM, Fall 2016. Presentation, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Featured Interview in film on artist Anna Campbell Bliss, 2016. Other, Presented, 08/2016.
  • “PROCESS: The Architecture of Sparano + Mooney”, University of Utah School of Architecture Lecture Series, Salt Lake City, UT, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2016.
  • Invitational Lecture on site-specific design in art and architecture in th e American West, IMMERSION Symposium, Open Air Museum, Goldwell, NV, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Panelist in discussion of firm culture and design process, American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter Annual Conference . Presentation, Presented, 09/2015.
  • CoLab Lecture, Las Vegas. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2013.
  • National Keynote Presentation, American Institute of Architects, Oregon Design Conference, Portland, OR. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Invited Lecture on design work, Utah State University, Logan, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2012.
  • National Invited Lecture on design work, Dwell on Design Conference, Los Angeles, CA . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2010.
  • Moderator, Regional Mountain West Conference, Social Media and the Arts. Other, Presented, 05/2010.
  • National Invited Lecture on design work, American Institute of Architects National Convention and Design Exposition. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2009.
  • Lecture, "New directions in residential design", Salt Lake Public Library. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2009.
  • Interview Ori Hoffer, Park City Television, Eye on Design "Sparano + Mooney House". Other, Presented, 03/2009.
  • Fox 13 television interview, Sustainable Residential Design, Nicole Hunter. Other, Presented, 11/2008.
  • Radio interview on shipping container architecture, Jennifer Pierce, KUER. Other, Presented, 11/2008.
  • National Invited Lecture on professional work at Mobius LA, American Institute of Architects Design Conference, Los Angeles. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2008.
  • Panelist, Achieving Design Excellence in Public Sector Work, Mobius LA, American Institute of Architects Design Conference, Los Angeles. Other, Presented, 10/2008.
  • Interviewed for University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Professional Practice class on Women in Architecture. Other, Presented, 11/2007.
  • National Invited Lecture on professional work at the Skin Art and Ideas Festival, Pasadena City College. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2007.
  • Interviewed for Cal Poly Pomona design studio on the architecture of Performing Arts facilities. Other, Presented, 10/2007.
  • Panelist discussion on women in architecture gender theory class. Other, Presented, 10/2007.
  • Featured guest covering architecture, KSL Televisions Studio 5. Other, Presented, 09/2007.
  • Moderator, KUER and College of Architecture + Planning film screening of "Sketches of Frank Gehry", documentary directed by Sydney Pollack. Other, Presented, 09/2006.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Italian, basic.
  • Spanish, functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Holy See
  • Ireland
  • Argentina
  • Japan
  • Spain

Publications

  • Doug Smith (2017). “After Four Decades, the Drought is about to End for Downtown L.A.’s Ft. Moore Hill Monument”. The Los Angeles Times. Published, 01/2017.
  • Kirk Huffaker (2017). “Becoming More Conscientious of Utah’s Sites of Conscience” Topaz Museum . Utah Historical Quarterly. Published, 01/2017.
  • Darla Worden (2017). “The ML List: Top Architecture Firms in the West”. Mountain Living Magazine. Published, 01/2017.
  • Brad Mee (2017). “First Peek: Smith/McBaine Kitchen”. Utah Style & Design. Published, 02/2017.
  • Nancy Keates (2016). “A Home with a Sunny Outlook”. The Wall Street Journal. Published, 10/2016.
  • Lucy Call (2016). “Modern Mountain House in a Utah Canyon”. [Website/Blog]. Published, 09/2016.
  • Trina Start (2016). “Sparano + Mooney Architecture Clads Utah Residence in Hundreds of Scale-Like Steel Shingles”. [Website/Blog]. Published, 08/2016.
  • Natalie Taylor (2016). “Opening Act” (cover story). Utah Style & Design. Published, 07/2016.
  • DesignArts Utah (2016). “Pulsar Project”. Utah Division of Arts & Museums. Published, 07/2016.
  • Michael Crosby (2015). “Religious Architecture New Facilities: Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church”. American Institute of Architects, Faith and Form. Published, 04/2015.
  • Heather Wilson (2015). “Project Highlight: Glashausen”, AIA Reflexion. American Institute of Architects Utah. Published, 03/2015.
  • Amanda Dameron (2015). “Modern Homes Throughout the Southwest". Dwell. Published, 03/2015.
  • DesignArts Utah (2014). “Topaz Museum + Education Center”, Exhibition Catalogue. Utah Division of Arts & Museums. Published, 07/2014.
  • Brad Mee (2014). “Amazing Grace: St. Joseph the W”. Utah Style & Design. Published, 04/2014.
  • Sierra Magazine, "Comfort Zone: A Magnetic House". Published, 07/2013.
  • Rio Gallery, Design Arts Utah, Salt Lake City. Accepted, 06/2013.
  • Phaidon Atlas of World Architecture, "Canyon House". Published, 06/2013.
  • Phaidon Atlas of World Architecture, "St. Joseph the Worker Church". Published, 06/2013.
  • CoLab Gallery, Las Vegas. Accepted, 05/2013.
  • cityhome Collective, "Place of Worship | Emigration Modern". Published, 05/2013.
  • Design Bureau, "Divine Design". Published, 05/2013.
  • Domus Magazine, "Sparano + Mooney = Church". Published, 05/2013.
  • Mark Magazine, "St. Joseph the Worker Church: Utah Church References Mining History". Published, 05/2013.
  • Phaidon Atlas of World Architecture, "Arcadia Historical Museum". Published, 04/2013.
  • Top 10 Mountain Architects, Summit. Accepted, 03/2013.
  • Curated by Dwell Magazine, Top 10 Mountain Architects in the World. Accepted, 02/2013.
  • Jetson Green, "Emigration Canyon Home is First Recipient of Utah's LEED Silver Green Home Certification". Published, 02/2013.
  • Design work featured in: "Architectural Design For Contemperary Community Center: Ideal Space Series", Ifengspace Media Co Ltd. Publishing. Published, 02/2013.
  • Intermountain Catholic, "Local Architects Continue Award-Winning Ways". Published, 01/2013.
  • UC&D Magazine, "Sparano + Mooney Architecture Named 'Firm of the Year'". Published, 01/2013.
  • TrendHunter, "Waffle Like Abodes: The Sparano + Mooney Architecture Emigration Canyon Residence is Clean-Cut". Published, 08/2012.
  • cityhome Collective, "Sparano + Mooney Architecture". Published, 08/2012.
  • Featured Designer and Studio Tour, Salt Lake City. Accepted, 04/2012.
  • University of Utah, Bailey Gallery, Salt Lake City. Accepted, 02/2012.
  • Sundance Film Festival, Park City. Accepted, 01/2012.
  • Design work published in Construir Magazine(Venezuela): “Sustentável” (Canyon Residence), Construir Número 153. Published, 03/2012.
  • Inhabitat, "Sparano + Mooney's Beautiful Kimball Art Center Proposal Takes Inspirations from Aspens". Published, 01/2012.
  • Kimball Art Center Competition Finalists, Park City. Accepted, 06/2011.
  • Architectural West Magazine, “Emigration Canyon Residence". Published, 05/2010.
  • Detail Online, “Portal for Architecture, Small Scale Housing: Canyon House”. Published, 03/2010.
  • Grassroots Modern, "Sparano + Mooney: St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church". Published, 06/2011.
  • Design work featured in: “Small Eco Houses: Living Green in Style”, Universe Publishing. Published, 01/2010.
  • Design work published in Dwell Magazine, “100 Kitchens We Love” (Sparano+Mooney Residence). Published, 07/2011.
  • Design work featured in “Masterpieces: Chalet Architecture + Design”, Braun Publishing. Published, 01/2010.
  • Dwell Magazine, “The Energy Issue, Bright Ideas to Power your Home: Emigration Canyon Residence”. Published, 07/2010.
  • LA Times, "Pro Portfolio: A new steel home as rugged as the land". Published, 07/2010.
  • DETAIL Magazine, "Canyon Residence". Published, 04/2010.
  • Hinge Magazine (Hong Kong), Cover Story, “Housing an Idea: Star Valley Ranch”. Published, 03/2009.
  • Mountain Living Magazine, "Top Mountain Architects 2009". Published, 09/2009.
  • Gallery Stroll Open Studio "Conceptual Constructs". Accepted, 07/2009.
  • Mother Nature News, "Top 10 Green Homes 2009". Published, 03/2009.
  • Materialicious, "Ultra Green Modern Maryfield Home". Published, 03/2009.
  • Moco Loco, "Best Moco Loco Architecture, Maryfield Home". Published, 02/2009.
  • Jetson Green, "Ultra Modern Maryfield Home". Published, 02/2009.
  • Architecture & Design Museum, Los Angeles. Accepted, 06/2008.
  • Surface Magazine, "Into the Woods: Lakeview Performing Arts Center". Published, 07/2007.
  • Hinge Magazine, "Forest Theatrics: Lakeview Performing Arts Center". Published, 07/2007.
  • Rio Gallery, Design Arts Utah, Salt Lake City. Accepted, 06/2007.
  • Rio Gallery, Design Arts Utah, Salt Lake City. Accepted, 06/2006.
  • Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles. Accepted, 04/2006.
  • Design work featured in: "2000+ New Architecture in Los Angeles", Monacelli Press. Published, 03/2006.
  • Sacred Spaces Design Exhibit, Salt Lake County Building. Accepted, 08/2005.
  • Rio Gallery, Design Arts Utah, Salt Lake City. Accepted, 06/2005.
  • LA Architect, "New Designs: Reggie Rodriguez Community Center". Published, 03/2005.
  • Bauwelt, "Los Angeles, Reggie Rodriguez Community Center". Published, 06/2004.
  • L'Arca, "Vibrazioni eteree: Arcadia Historical Museum". Published, 03/2004.
  • LA Architect, "Arcadia Historical Museum". Published, 10/2002.
  • A+U, "Feature: Arcadia Museum, Los Angeles". Published, 06/2002.
  • Bauwelt, "Arcadia/Kalifornien: Arcadia Historical Museum". Published, 05/2002.
  • World Architecture, "Lessons from History: A New Museum by Sparano + Mooney". Published, 05/2002.
  • Arc CA, "Point of Tension-A Case Study: Reggie Rodriguez Community Center". Published, 03/2002.
  • Architectural Record, "Project Portfolio: Community Centers, Reggie Rodriguez Community Center". Published, 02/2002.
  • 3A Garage Architecture Gallery, San Francisco. Accepted, 03/2001.
  • Gallery at the Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica. Accepted, 07/1999.
  • Wedge Gallery at Woodbury University, Burbank. Accepted, 04/1999.
  • BGH Gallery / Bergamot Station, Santa Monica. Accepted, 09/1998.
  • Lindhurst Gallery at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Accepted, 04/1998.
  • La Fornace Gallery: Milan, Italy. Accepted, 10/1996.
  • Pallezzetti Showroom, Beverly Hills. Accepted, 04/1995.
  • Jill Fehrenbacher, editor (2018). An Energy-Efficient Modern Church References Utah’s Mining History. [Website/Blog]. Published, 10/11/2018.
  • Susan Kinsey, editor (2018). Reddish Residence / Sparano + Mooney Architecture. Home/World/Design: Architecture and Interior Design. Published, 09/05/2018.
  • Chase Reynolds Ewald (2018). Gold Standard: LEED Gold Residence (Cover Story). Mountain Living Magazine. Published, 08/10/2018.
  • Sarah Douglas (editor) (2018). Corten Steel Architecture: From the Atacama Desert to the Hills of California. Wallpaper*. Published, 08/03/2018.
  • Brad Mee (2018). Bohemian Rhapsody (Cover Story). Utah Style & Design. Published, 06/04/2018.
  • Michael Enomoto, FAIA (editor) (2018). Archived Under the Radar: Reggie Rodriguez Community Center. AIA California Council. Published, 02/12/2018.