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George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.6 Live from Berlin

Through the initiative and support of Director Pat Scanlon, the GEORGE H. SCANLON FOUNDATION has generously funded an annual George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture since 1998.

The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.6 celebrates this enduring and successful 21-year lecture series by featuring its 2006 lecturer, MATTHIAS SAUERBRUCH, who will present the work of Sauerbruch Hutton.

Architecture and Landscape Lessons Learned from the Woolsey Fire

Life often imitates art, but it was an unfortunate turn of events when life imitated Greg Kochanowski’s field of research. Kochanowski, an Otis College Architecture/Landscapes/Interiors instructor, and Architecture Studio Director at Rios Clementi Hale Studios, had been researching fires, rain, and debris flow in relation to arid climates and architecture for about five years. At the 2018 ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) Conference in Philadelphia, he led a session called “Fires, Floods, and Slides: The Other Impacts of Climate Change.” 

Kunlé Adeyemi Announced as 2018-2019 Donghia Designer-in-Residence

The Architecture / Landscape / Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the selection of architect, designer, and urban researcher, Kunlé Adeyemi as the 2018-2019 Donghia Designer-in-Residence. Adeyemi will present a public lecture on March 13, 2019, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and direct a one-week Master Class at Otis College of Art and Design between March 14 and 19, 2019.

Bustler: AIA Los Angeles Announces Winners of the 2x8 Student Competition

Winners of the 2x8 Exhibit Design Competition, a student awards program by the AIA Los Angeles chapter, have been announced with Sally Park 's "Collage City" taking first place. 2x8 is a competition, exhibition, and scholarship fund for architecture students at institutions of higher education throughout California. Academic institutions select two projects by student teams, which is then considered by a jury of architects and designers.

James Shen Returns to Los Angeles as Otis College’s 2018 Donghia Designer-in-Residence

Creative endeavors can start locally to change the world. That’s one of the messages students can take with them from James Shen, Otis College’s 2018 Donghia Designer-in-Residence. Shen was born and raised in Los Angeles, but his vision for culturally-connective design has taken him to Beijing, China, where he runs People’s Architecture Office.

Höweler + Yoon to Present 2018 Scanlon Lecture on February 21

Otis College’s Architecture/Landscape/Interiors program presents the 2018 George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture featuring Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, principals at Höweler + Yoon Architecture. The free, public lecture will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA) on February 21, 2018.

Adam Harris: Creating Better Spaces for People to Work, Live, and Play

Since its founding in 1972, The Group has worked to fund scholarships for deserving students of Otis College of Art and Design. The awardees met with members of The Group and presented examples of their work at The Group's Annual Scholarship Luncheon on February 16, 2017. One student from each of the seven undergraduate disciplines is chosen for the scholarship, and each week, we'll be highlighting a different awardee as we countdown to the 2017 Commencement Ceremony. 

Architect Tatiana Bilbao is the 2016-2017 Donghia Designer-In-Residence

Architect Tatiana Bilbao, the Architecture/Landscape/Interiors program's 2016-2017 Donghia Designer-In-Residence, will direct a one-week master class at the college between March 16 and 22, and present a public lecture at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA) on March 15, 2017.

Lecture by Tiffany Beamer, Partner, OLIN Los Angeles

Partner TIFFANY BEAMER leads OLIN’s Los Angeles studio. Her background in art and music inform much of her design ethos. She believes landscape should be immersive and experienced with all the senses. Her humanistic approach is evident in her designs working across a wide range of typologies including urban parks, cultural institutions, mixed use cityscapes, universities and federal campuses.

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