July, 2017

Andrew Malick Organizes Neighborhoods 2027 event with the San Diego Architectural Foundation

Bringing in distinguished architects, theorists and visionaries, the Architecture Foundation held a one day event asking the question: What will our neighborhoods look like in 2027?” Read more about the event here

February 1, 2017

Andrew Malick in Collaboration with the ULI Residential Product Council Organizes Housing Affordability Event

Titled, Overcoming Barriers With Creative Solutions, the local Chapter of the Urban Land Institute hosted experts from around the country to speak on the subject of Housing Affordability. Malick worked with the organizing committee for over seven months to plan the half day event. Nearly 200 local leaders and industry professionals were in attendance.

August 8, 2016

Andrew Malick quoted in San Diego Union Tribune Article on Infill Development in North Park

The August 8th article titled, “NORTH PARK PROMISES HIGHER DENSITY, SMARTER DESIGN“, features projects and the developers doing them. A link to the article can be found here.

July 5, 2016

Woodbury MRED Alums Celebrate 10 Years with Exhibition

Andrew Malick will participate in an exhibit of work showcasing the Woodbury MRED alumni. The exhibit is organized in conjunction with the 10 year anniversary of the founding of the degree program. Ted Smith & Jonathan Segal co-founded MRED with the goal to teach Architects how to be Developers. Since it’s founding the program has made waves both nationally and internationally for its efforts to empower architects to take both creative and financial control of the buildings they design.


June 13, 2016

Andrew Malick Speaks on TOD in San Diego at ULI Event

Andrew Malick spoke yesterday at the Monthly Breakfast program hosted by the San Diego/Tijuana Chapter of the Urban Land Institute. The program subject was on how local communities, the City, SANDAG and developers work together to create catalyst developments that leverage regional transit investments. Questions asked to the panel included: What funding sources are available to make these projects financially feasible? and How do we foster development that is authentic and enhances the surrounding community?

The program was a follow-up to the recent Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) the ULI hosted at the new transit node on El Cajon Boulevard.


June 8, 2016

Andrew Malick invited to Round Table Discussion on Future of San Diego

Hosted by Our City San Diego Magazine, a round table discussion was held on the topic: What will San Diego look like in 10 years? Twenty years? In attendance were civic leaders, architects, developers, planners, urban designers and landscape architects. Look for the article in the upcoming issue of the Magazine.

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May 27, 2016

Andrew Malick Speaks to C3 Organization on Density

Yesterday, Andrew Malick spoke to the C3 Organization (Citizens Coordinate for Century 3) on the topic on density. The event was part of the C3 monthly breakfast series. Flanked by urban planner Howard Blackson, affordable housing advocate Stephen Russell, and TOD developer Michael Dieden, the panel discussion was moderated by Omar Passons of the Jacobs Center. The title of the program was, How will we house our future? Debunking the “D-word”. The panel discussed the propensity of our communities to absorb the housing units required to support future growth.

C3 is a non-profit advocacy group that is interested in elevating the level of urban design in San Diego County while protecting our valuable open space. They advocate for better coordination between the public and private sectors in managing our growth. The organization is over 50 years old and has long been interested in balancing the environment, economic prosperity, and social well being. The mission statement of the organization:

[The C3] mission is to present objective information, constructive opinion and educational programs reflecting the deliberation of our members, and to weigh matters in view of their contribution toward the highest standards of environmental quality, physical design, economic benefit and social progress, according to principles set forth in Toward Permanent Paradise and, Sustainable Paradise.

The event was featured in an article titled, C-3 panel: Density not a bad word, published by The Daily Transcript.



May 12, 2016

Student Team Mentored by Andrew Malick Wins Competition

Malick Infill and LWP Group co-sponsored the winning student team for the Healthy Places Design and Development Competition. The competition which brought together students from business, architecture, planning, and engineering backgrounds, was hosted by the Urban Land Institute to teach students how to work together in a professional context. The competition brief asked students to design a Transit Oriented Development adjacent to the Buena Creek Sprinter Station. Students were asked to design a project that was financially feasible, aesthetically attractive and promoted healthy activities and lifestyle for its future inhabitants and users. This year’s participating universities included New School of Architecture and Design, Woodbury University, San Diego State University, and University of San Diego.



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Site Plan From Competition Entry


The students were presented their award last night where more than 250 leaders of the San Diego real estate industry attended the Healthy Places Award Gala hosted by the San Diego/Tijuana chapter of the Urban Land Institute. The event where Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey prepared dinner for guests was honored to have Dr. Richard Jackson as Master of Ceremonies. The Healthy Places Awards recognizes real estate projects that support public health as a core component of thriving communities, design, and development. The students received $2500 for their winning entry.

Award Presentation


Team Members: Janelle Kassarjian (SDSU), Thomas Edmunds (USD), Artoro Martinez (Woodbury), Luis Espinoza (Woodbury), Andres Saavedra (Woodbury), Nick Fountain (USD) not present


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Rendering 1 Buena Creek


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Rendering 2 Buena Creek



Apr 8, 2016

Andrew Malick Presents at PechaKucha Volume 23

Andrew Malick presented alongside other Architect/Developers Thursday, April 7th at San Diego Architectural Foundation Event, PechaKucha. PechaKucha Night, now in over 800 cities, was devised in Tokyo in 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. Brought to San Diego by The San Diego Architectural Foundation, Volume 23 at Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan featured local architects/ designers/ builders that WILL be shaping the future of San Diego’s built environment. This PKN gave a closeup on local architects that decided the architect/builder format is the only real way to express yourself as an architect.


October 1, 2015

Architect/Developer Team Asked to Submit Proposal for new Gateway to Encanto Neighborhood

In collaboration with the RED Office, Jonathan Segal, Foundation for Form, Jeff Svitak, and Teddy Cruz, Malick Infill was invited to participate in the competition hosted by Civic San Diego. From the RFQ brief:

Civic San Diego (“CivicSD”), on behalf of the City of San Diego (“City”), is soliciting a qualified development team to form a public/private partnership to develop the vacant 8.5 acres City-owned property located at the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Euclid Avenue (“Site”) as a mixed-use center with commercial, retail, residential, and other uses (“Project”). When complete, the development will serve as the gateway to the mixed-use, walkable, transit oriented corridor surrounding the Euclid Avenue trolley/transit station.

Malick Infill will participate by contributing a design proposal for a 35-40 unit multi-family project.

More on the RED office with footage of early concepts of the project in the video below: