JOURNAL: COMMUNITY

In our latest Meet the Principals feature, Eyal Perchik shares what inspired him to pursue a career in architecture while growing up in Israel, why a certain project after the 1994 Northridge earthquake opened new doors for him, and what his advice is for young architects.

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Principal Jon Kanda has been with CO for nearly 20 years. In this short interview, Jon shares what he’s learned as an architect and as a mentor at CO. Learn about how he has been pushed out of his comfort zone and what tips he has for young architects.

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CO Principal Fabian Kremkus shares details about his career in architecture, how a pivotal project challenged him and changed his perspectives, and what inspires his award-winning designs. Read more in our latest Meet the Principals post.

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Star Wars, Minecraft, and architecture collided at the 2021 SoCal NOMA Summer Camp, as students worked together to design museums inspired by Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) values.

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Learn how CO has shifted to a remote onboarding process with success. In this journal, CO Managing Principal Jenna Knudsen shares how CO hired 35 new employees and how they were introduced to CO in a virtual setting.

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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.

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CO joined the AIA Los Angeles Practice Committee’s Roundtable “Future of Remote Working in Architecture Practice” on February 16. CO’s Managing Principal Scott Kelsey was on the panel while Senior Associate Lauren Coles moderated this roundtable discussion on office re-entry.

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