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960 E 3rd St, Los Angeles (CA), 90013, United States

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MO 10:00 – 18:00 SA closed
TU 10:00 – 18:00 SU closed
WE 10:00 – 18:00
TH 10:00 – 18:00
FR 10:00 – 18:00
About The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is an independent, accredited school of architecture in Los Angeles, CA. It offers graduate and undergraduate degrees, public programs and lectures. www.sciarc.edu
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Mission SCI-Arc’s mission is to reimagine the very edges of architecture, educating architects to engage, speculate, and innovate.
Description Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is dedicated to educating architects who will imagine and shape the future. It is an independent, accredited degree-granting institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture. Located in a quarter-mile-long former freight depot in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles, the school is distinguished by its vibrant studio culture and emphasis on process. SCI-Arc’s approximately 500 students and 80 faculty members, most of whom are practicing architects, work together to re-examine assumptions, create, explore and test the limits of architecture. SCI-Arc faculty and leadership have garnered more than 500 national and international design awards and recognitions, including Progressive Architecture awards, American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards, and the prestigious Jencks and Pritzker architecture prizes. SCI-Arc is ranked 1st in computer applications and 2nd in design in the 2013 America’s Best Architecture Schools survey from DesignIntelligence, and #1 graduate and undergraduate architecture school in Western U.S.
Founded 1972
Products Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
Master of Architecture (M.Arch)
Postgraduate Degrees
Making+Meaning (M+M)
Design Immersion Days (DID)
Making Exhibitions in Architecture Today (MEAT)

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