Lecture by Mark Rios, Architect and Landscape Architect, November 7, 2013

Mark Rios_Quincy Court_Grand ParkThe Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by Mark Rios, Founding Principal of RIOS CLEMENTI HALE STUDIOS, Los Angeles, on Thursday, November 7, 2013.

The lecture will begin at 7:00 PM in the Forum, Ground Floor, Kathleen Ahmanson Hall, Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus,
OTIS College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90045.

The lecture and parking are free and open to the public. Call 310.665.6867 or email Architecture/Landscape/Interiors@otis.edu for more information.

MARK RIOS, FAIA, FASLA, is the Founding Principal of Los Angeles-based RIOS CLEMENTI HALE STUDIOS (RCHS).
As Founding Principal, Mark Rios has led both the design and business direction of Rios Clementi Hale Studios since first establishing the firm as Rios Associates in 1985. Under his design leadership, the firm has developed an international reputation for its collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach, establishing an award-winning tradition across an unprecedented range of design disciplines. His vision has always been to create complete environments – outside and inside – and to design all the elements that give each place its character.

Formally trained in both architecture and landscape architecture (MArch and MLA, Harvard GSD), Mark’s eclectic interests and innate curiosity have propelled his creative explorations beyond traditional professional borders. Mark has been honored with over 50 professional design awards during his career and his projects have been widely published in over 100 national and international books and periodicals. Landscape commissions have ranged from the design of public parks, plazas, and streets, to private gardens, furniture, and products inspired by Mark’s desire for everyone to take note of and appreciate their surrounding ecological and cultural environments.

RIOS CLEMENTI HALE STUDIOS
We’re a Los Angeles based studio that specializes in multi-disciplinary design.
We create singular, integrated and comprehensive solutions for a variety of design challenges. Combined, our talents comprise a wide range of professional skills including architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, interior design, graphics and signage, exhibit and product design. Project types include commercial, residential, civic, educational, institutional, exhibits, and product and furniture design.

We are dedicated to applying a strong interdisciplinary collaborative approach to the design process, whether on projects within our office or in consultation with other design firms. A broad mixture of clients and projects has given us solid experience in dealing with various and complex design issues. We are committed to exploring new design opportunities which are specific to the spirit and mission of each project. This goal is achieved on a variety of scales and through various disciplines to create design solutions that fulfill and even exceed our client’s expectations.
www.rchstudios.com
www.facebook.com/rchstudios

IMAGES, above
top left: photograph of Mark Rios by Jim Simmons
top right: Quincy Court, Chicago, IL, by RCHS, photographed by Scott Shigley
bottom: Grand Park, Los Angeles, CA, by RCHS., photographed by Jim Simmons

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