Janice Shimizu

Principal, Shimizu + Coggeshall Architects

Janice Shimizu


Janice Shimizu, AIA is an instructor at Ball State University and has been a principal at Shimizu + Coggeshall Architects since 2004. S+Ca is a full service architectural office committed to design innovation and sustainability. She has completed many award-winning residential projects as well as continued to investigate aspects of building and construction through research grants, exhibition installations, and teaching. In 2010, S+Ca completed a LEED platinum renovation of a 1920’s structure for which the office won an AIA Indianapolis design merit award, an MA prize, and an Ecohome merit award.

Prior to joining S+Ca, Ms. Shimizu worked as a project architect at SmithGroup Los Angeles and as a designer at Guthrie + Buresh, Hodgetts + Fung, and Morphosis. Licensed in both the State of California and Indiana, she has worked on an array of programs, scales, and conditions: Diamond Ranch High School, LACC Science building, Egyptian Cinematheque theatre, and multiple residences. As project architect, she took the renovation of USC’s 1300 seat Bovard Auditorium from schematic design through construction administration. Ms. Shimizu holds a Masters of Architecture degree from SCI-Arc and graduated from the University of Manitoba Environmental Design program.

Ms. Shimizu currently teaches in the undergraduate and graduate department of the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University. Before BSU, she was an adjunct faculty member at the University of South California and Otis College of Art and Design.