The M.Arch 1 program organizes itself around a series of core studios that are reinforced by courses in applied studies, history, and theory.
Each semester, students at the Southern California Institute of Architecture can enroll in specialized design studios with faculty and visiting architects.
The SCI-Arc México initiative has spurred an ongoing dialog between the Los Angeles-based school and Mexican architects, artists, and thinkers.
Inaugurated in 1976, the Southern California Institute of Architecture’s lectures can be accessed online at the SCI-Arc Media Archive.
The Making+Meaning summer program offers participants the opportunity to join the vibrant design community at SCI-Arc as they work on projects to jumpstart or enhance a design portfolio.
Students at SCI-Arc learn from a faculty of renowned instructors with a distinct ability to advance leading design theory beyond the thresholds of academia.
SCI-Arc is an internationally renowned independent college of architecture.
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is well known for its progressive curriculum, and for a board of trustees that counts among its members such titans as Frank Gehry, Thom Mayne, and Eric Owen Moss.
SCI-Arc’s elective vertical studios pair small groups of upper-level, graduate, and undergraduate students with elite faculty and international architects.
MAKING+MEANING is SCI-Arc’s five-week summer program for individuals looking to both expand the breadth of their knowledge of architecture and immerse themselves in the school’s studio culture.