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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Constructions

An interior or exterior environment is designed, documented and constructed.

Prerequisite: ARLI454 Studio V

Interior Development

An interior space, including all finishes, lighting, furniture and integrated custom components, is designed, developed and represented in orthographic drawings and rendered views.

Prerequisite: ARLI352 Studio III

Studio VI: Architecture and Landscape

Design theory, process, architecture and landscape technologies are applied to the problem of a building, or buildings, integrated with landscape.

Prerequisite: ARLI454 Studio V, ARLI 260 Technologies + Ecologies I

Studio IV: Interior Architecture

Design theory, process, building and interior technologies are applied to the problem of a residential program sited within an existing building.

Prerequisites: ARLI352 Studio III, ARLI360 Technologies + Ecologies III

History + Theory II: Industrial Era to the Present

Surveys the manifestation of cultural, political, religious, and economic forces through architecture, landscapes and interiors from the industrial era to the present.

Required for Architecture/Landscape/Interiors majors.

Digital Media II-B: Digital Modeling, Rendering, and Fabrication

Digital modeling, rendering, and fabrication techniques are introduced and practiced.

Prerequisite: ARLI271 Digital Media II-A.
Co-requisite: ARLI252 Studio II

Technologies + Ecologies II: Interior Technology

Sources, materials, methods, detailing, fabrication, and documentation of “nonstructural” building components— building finishes, architectural woodwork and cabinetry, interior finishes and FF&E—are studied through lectures, readings, field trips and projects.

Prerequisite: ARLI250 Studio I

Studio II: Landscape

Design theory, process, and landscape technologies are applied to the problem of urban parks.

Prerequisites: ARLI250 Studio I, ARLI260 Technologies + Ecologies I, ARLI271 Digital Media II-A.

History + Theory IV: Corporate and Consumer Environments

The complicity of interior organizations with the collapse of labor and leisure is demonstrated through an examination of the spaces of work and consumption. Ergonomics, office landscaping, corporate parks, junk space, malls, themed environments, surveillance, and spectacle are addressed.

Prerequisite: CRIT304 History + Theory III. Required for Architecture/Landscape/Interiors majors.

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