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Architecture/ Landscape/ Interiors Faculty Member Chava Danielson in Dwell Magazine

The work of architects Chava Danielson and Eric Haas of DSH // architecture is featured in Dwell’s May 2015 issue.
 
A midcentury insurance building in Los Angeles finds a new life as Larchmont Charter High School's home. Preserving key elements of a 1955 Welton Becket–designed building, DSH // architecture's innovative adaptive reuse transformed the former New York Life Insurance headquarters into four stories of generous, light-filled classrooms, all with fresh air and views of the city.
 

Award-Winning Architecture Firm studio mk27 to Present at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA - March 18, 2015 - The internationally renowned architecture firm studio mk27 will present the seventh annual Donghia Designer-in-Residency lecture on March 25, 2015 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The Donghia Designer-in-Residency is hosted by the Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design, and consists of a one-week Master Class on Otis’ Westchester campus between March 20 and 25, culminating with a public lecture at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

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

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