Andrew Goodwin is an award-winning architect and designer based out of San Luis Obispo, California. Besides being a licensed architect, Andrew is also a strategist, writer and advocate with specialization in impact design for social change. His passions include writing and advocating for humanitarian design throughout the world and educating emerging professionals to participate and communicate their work in this field.
Besides being a past architectural writer for Inhabitat.com, Andrew is also a lecturer at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo in design and architecture. He teaches on affordable and permanent supportive housing solutions for homeless and other at-risk populations. Andrew is a strong believer in designing for the common good and helped to expand the work of the non-profit Journeyman International (JI). He served as the inaugural architectural director, helped develop the university curriculum for JI and worked in conjunction with JI as an architect on many projects around the globe.
Andrew now runs Andrew Goodwin Designs (AGD), a design consultancy providing full architecture, interior design, and graphic design services. With his background in social impact design, his firm’s mission pushes boundaries in transformational living. AGD’s recent architectural work includes residential, commercial and civic projects across California, the West Coast and abroad. Recent projects include office expansions, community centers, restaurants, gym remodels, custom multi-family and single-family residential designs and large commercial centers.