In response to the events that took place mid-2020, CO felt the need to broaden diversity and inclusion initiatives to include justice and equity, creating a CO JEDI Task Force. It can no longer be ignored that racism exists, and CO’s mission is to dismantle systemic racism by taking decisive action and empowering marginalized voices.
As the first building on the campus, Sedgwick Hall is a symbol of Rockhurst University’s rich history. In this journal post, learn how CO celebrates and uncovers 100+ years of history in this newly renovated building.
SoCal NOMA introduced their first Virtual Summer Camp – a three day virtual program with classroom, assignments, exhibits, workshops and presentations. CO Architects participated mentoring minority children in architecture through this three-day virtual classroom.
CO created the Architecture Discovery Program to expose young high school women to architecture and encourage them to consider the profession as a career choice. The four-week program brought each of the students together as they designed their own unique projects on the site of CO’s recently designed Cal Poly Pomona Student Services Building.
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Southern California Chapter throws one of the design industry’s most exciting events in Los Angeles – Haunt Couture – and CO Architects participated in this year’s event for the first time! CO’s team of Dimitra Dorbacopoulos, Sona Aroush, Teck Chan, Vanessa Cartagena, Alison Martin and James Simeo had a spooky good time representing Team Gemini.