Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day nine

Although the Communication Arts department does not explicitly offer classes that focus on sustainability, many of the students recognize the power of graphic design and advertising to influence culture towards making positive changes. Matthew [more]

Vision LA ’15 Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day eight

Product Design is another department at Otis that challenges all students, whether they are in the Sustainability minor or not, to create work that is both socially and environmentally responsible. Students work in a range of materials, [more]

Vision LA ’15: Cimate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day seven

Human Ecology, taught by Elektra Grant, is the first required course for Otis students enrolled in the Sustainability minor. The course is designed to engage students in the practice of collaborative, integrative and multidisciplinary research needed [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day six

So how is Otis addressing sustainability through its current campus improvements and expansion? rendering by Ehrlich Architects and Frederick Fisher and Partners Andrew Armstrong, Otis alumnus, Director of Technical Support Services, and [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day five

One of the required courses for the Sustainability Minor at Otis is Science and Sustainable Design, taught by Lara Hoad and Sam Stier. In this course students learn about climate change, biodiversity, cradle to cradle, Life Cycle Analysis and [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day four

Since 2011 Otis has been a member of PALS (the Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability). This year Otis faculty member, Elektra Grant, attended the PALS Summit and has this report to share with us:   2015 PALS SUMMIT AT [more]

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