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Mar 4, 2014
Sustainability at Otis
LivingBuildingChallengeThe Living Building Challenge Los Angeles Collaborative is hosting a “Getting L.A. to Zero” Competition for undergraduate and graduate students. Check it out!
Feb 26, 2014
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bringYourOwnCupDid you know that the Otis Cafe encourages sustainability by providing discounted beverages to customers who bring their own cups? Way to go Simon!
Feb 24, 2014
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Dec 16, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
This year the sophomore required course of the Sustainability Minor, Human Ecology taught by Elektra Grant as part of the Creative Action program, has been working with Transition Mar Vista, a “grassroots group on the west side of Los Angeles, with the vision of guiding our community from oil dependency to local resilience.” On December 10th students, faculty and [more]
Dec 9, 2013
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JuliaCapstone1On Thursday Dec. 5, the second half of the Sustainability Minor seniors gave their Capstone Presentations to their peers and the Sustainability core faculty. These students are among the first to graduate from Otis with a Sustainability Minor in May 2014. Julia Sieh, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors major, presented her research on Biomimetic Design in Architecture. (below)   [more]
Dec 2, 2013
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SOS_EMAILBLAST-01via Lara Hoad, Creative Action, Sustainability faculty: I want to invite you to a fun event in Venice Beach this Thursday evening, 5th December that my students from Otis College of Art and Design are putting on in collaboration with Surfrider Foundation’s Rise Above Plastics program and Mittel’s Art Supplies. This is the 5th year [more]
Nov 26, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
via Amanda Tonyan: Our first event was last Saturday and it was a great turnout! For those of you who did not attend, you missed a beautiful morning ride with coffee and pastries. There were lots of new faces and introductions and it was a great way to meet people from other majors! We are [more]
Nov 26, 2013
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This year the first cohort of Sustainability Minors will graduate from Otis and last Thursday half of the seniors gave their Capstone Presentations to their peers and the Sustainability core faculty. Brad Richardson, Product Design major, argued for the need for more sustainable power sources in his presentation, Fukushima:  Radioactive pollution, the Ring of Fire and [more]
Nov 11, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
PALS 2013 Summit Attendees with their reusable water bottles, showing their east side/west side support.From Oct. 2-5, twenty-three PALS Fellows from eighteen art and design institutions across US and Canada, along with the Executive Director of AICAD, converged on the Otis and Art Center campuses to continue our work in the Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability.  As our fourth Summit we spent three and a half days focused [more]
Aug 27, 2013
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UpCycle Day 2012 
photo by David RoyJoin us for the 2nd Annual UpCycle Day! Wed. Sept. 4 In the courtyard between Galef and Ahmanson 10am – 3pm Brought to you by Technical Support Services, Interdisciplinary Studies and the Office of Student Activities. Learn about the Resource Exchange. Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. Stock up for the [more]

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