Ryan Manning is a designer/owner of quirkd33 a design collaborative in landscapes, film, and architecture. He holds B.S. in Architecture from University of Texas at Arlington and Master of Architecture from SCI-Arc.  He has been involved with multiple workshops and programs including Tereform One, Mara Haseltine and Studio Go.

He has worked with numerous architectural firms including Tom Wiscombe Architecture, Buro Happold, and Cliff Garten.  He has worked with Heron-Mazy since 2008 and accompanied honors/publications in Storefront Art and Architecture, Dallas Film Festival, IDEXXCanada, Blankspace, and many others. Recently working with local artists and filmmakers, Ryan has experienced the multi-facets of the architecture and film industries including Project Manager, Production Designer, Installation Designer, and Director.

He was guest professor at TU Innsbruck, Institute of Urban Design, for the past year. He has lectured and been a critic internationally in Prague, Vienna, Innsbruck, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Zurich, Dallas and Bratislava.  He has been a critic/lecturer at SCI-Arc, UCLA, ETH, University of Texas at Arlington, Bartlett, TU Berlin, TU Innsbruck Institute for Experimental Architecture, and USC.