Alumna Lori Choi Blog from UCLA 2014-2015

Alumna Lori Choi (13’) began her Master of Architecture graduate studies at UCLA Architecture & Urban Design (A.UD) in fall 2014. Lori’s experience in her first year at UCLA is described (by Lori) and shown below.       My experience at UCLA has been great so far! Upon acceptance I was awarded a fellowship [more]

Alumnus Elbert Payra Professional Success

Architecture/Landscape/Interiors alumnus Elbert Payra (’13) worked on several successful installations for MIRI CHAIS | STUDIO in the last year. Elbert described his work as follows. I started working at MIRI CHAIS | STUDIO in May 2014, after my Otis colleague, Hideyo Kameda, left the studio to move to San Francisco. Given our similar skill set [more]

Class of 2015 Installation Openings

Professionals and alumni were the first to view the Class of 2015 Installation SWARM on Preview Night, May 8th. SWARM opened to the public on Saturday, May 9th.         IMAGES Preview Night, Friday, May 8, 2015 middle left: 2006 alumna Anya Phelps and her daughter bottom left: 2012 alumna Brooke Walker and [more]

Alumna Felicia Martin is an Architect

          After graduating from Otis, Felicia worked for several years in architecture offices in Los Angeles before earning a Master of Architecture from Yale University in 2009, with a Pursuit of Excellent in Residential Design Award. Upon graduation from Yale, Felicia moved to Spain to work for Fancisco Mangado in Pamploma. [more]

Alumna Patrick T. Ngo in Rio de Janeiro

Alumnus Patrick T. Ngo (05) is a Junior Architect with DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO (DS+R), New York.       In 2010 Patrick began working on DS+R’s Museum of Image & Sound (MIS) in Rio de Janeiro, first as a model-maker during schematic design, after which he worked on design development, construction documents and construction administration. [more]

Alumnus Jesus Aguilar BLOG from Chicago, No. 2

Alumnus Jesus Aguilar (08′) moved to Chicago in August and began his Master of Architecture graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (with advanced standing). Jesus’ UIC studio experience began with Architectural Design III. His almost-complete studio project (as of 12.01.14) is described below and shown above, in the images.   UIC School [more]