Scott Joyce is President and Chief Executive Officer of Scott Joyce Design, Inc. He is responsible for overall creative conceptualization, design, business development and administration of the Company.
Prior to and during the establishment of Scott Joyce Design, Inc. in 1996, Scott worked as a junior architect in the Los Angeles office of Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates (HHPA). During his three years at HHPA, he focused mainly on the design of theaters, museums and universities. Scott’s portfolio includes SOKA University of America in Aliso Viejo, California, Westmont College in Santa Barbara, PIMA University in Tucson and Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim. Scott has also been a host of the weekly radio program l.a.x:ray. This interview format program explored the rich diversity of art and architecture in Los Angeles.
Originally from Philadelphia and New York, Scott relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his Master’s Degree in Architecture, which he received from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). During his time at SCI-Arc, he was a two-time scholarship recipient and co-taught a class on Architectural History with noted architecture historian and author Margaret Crawford. His thesis, Every 11 Minutes, was published in 1997. In 2005, Scott appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, showcasing his project for actress Kirstie Alley. Scott’s work has been featured in House & Garden, Metropolitan Home, Elle Decor, Better Homes & Gardens and InStyle.
Kyoko Hibino joined Scott Joyce Design in 2001 and is currently our Leed AP. She is responsible for collaborating and overseeing all phases of the design and construction process. Her unique and highly qualified background in construction documentation and administration augments her considerable design talents.
Prior to joining Scott Joyce Design, Inc, she worked as a junior architet in the Los Angeles office of HHPA. It was during this time that she collaborated with Scott Joyce on several HHPA projects. Kyoko’s portfolio of projects during her two years at HHPA include the University of Notre Dame Center for the Performing Arts in South Bend, Indiana, SOKA University in Liso Viejo, California, and the Hyperion Theater at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim.
Born in the United States, but raised in Japan, Kyoko returned to attend the University of Southern California where she received a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Physical Sciences. When she completed the degree, she left Los Angeles to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and received a Master’s Degree in Architecture. Her thesis Time, Light, Space: Intangible synthesized her early work in physics with natural phenomenon. She continues to pursue this design philosophy and apply it to her work.