Scott Johnson is the Design Partner at Johnson Fain, an international architecture, planning and interior design firm based in Los Angeles. A prolific designer of residential, institutional and commercial buildings, a number of his best-known designs are widely published and have become local landmarks. Current work includes the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City; a renovation of Philip Johnson’s Chrystal Cathedral in Garden Grove; The Great Wall Winery Hotel and Visitor Center in China, as well as multiple residential towers and mixed-use projects throughout Los Angeles.
Johnson has also taught and lectured at various universities and has served as Director of the Master of Architecture Programs at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture. He is the author of a number of books on architecture, most recently, Essays on the Tall Building and the City, his third book on tall buildings.