SCIARC Located in downtown Los Angeles, SCI-Arc is a center of innovation and one of the nation’s few independent architecture schools.

Message from the Director

SCI-Arc is always expanding and raising its ambitions. In our globalized era, design matters like never before, and we have the capacity to astonish the world by demonstrating all the different ways in which design can transform it.

Mission Statement

SCI-Arc’s mission is to reimagine the very edges of architecture, educating architects to engage, speculate, and innovate.

History of SCI-Arc

SCI-Arc was founded in 1972 in Santa Monica by a group of faculty and students who wanted to approach architecture from a more experimental perspective than traditional schools offered.

People

SCI-Arc’s leadership, faculty, and staff come from diverse backgrounds and countries, reflecting the globalism of the institution and its student body.

Facility

Within its quarter-mile-long campus, SCI-Arc offers students an integrated suite of resources that support academic progress and experimentation.

Accreditation

The undergraduate and graduate professional degrees awarded by SCI-Arc are accredited by both the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Support the School

SCI-Arc relies on philanthropic support from alumni, parents, and friends to sustain our world-renowned educational programming.

Careers

SCI-Arc takes pride in recruiting and retaining the best and brightest candidates for a career at SCI-Arc and is dedicated to creating a culturally rich, artistic, diverse work environment.

Programs taught in:
English

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Bachelor

SCI-Arc

SCI-Arc’s B.Arch program is a five-year Bachelor of Architecture professional degree program, emphasizing design excellence and intellectual breadth through a liberal art ... [+]

SCI-Arc’s B.Arch program is a five-year Bachelor of Architecture professional degree program, emphasizing design excellence and intellectual breadth through a liberal arts education.

The program is focused on the discipline of architecture in terms of its history, theory, and techniques, and on the practice of architecture in terms of building technologies, innovative means of construction, and professional practice. The program’s core is the design studio, where students build visual literacy, learn design skills, test ideas, and receive continuous, personal feedback on their work from faculty. The studio faculty is made up of practicing architects rather than pure academics, which allows students a window into the real life of an architect as well as options for pursuing professional internships outside of school.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
English
Full-time
5 years
Campus
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Location address
960 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Los Angeles, California, US