• Education

    The future of education calls for new approaches to learning. CO Architects has helped introduce new approaches that encourage the fulfillment of dreams and ambitions, and dissolve the barriers between teachers and students, and between classrooms and the world around them.

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We champion collaboration as well as a creative, iterative process of discovery.

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Scott P. Kelsey James Simeo Jenna Knudsen Michael Stebbins

In the News

Learn about CO’s unique design of the new LAUSD Berendo Middle School Gymnasium. The new gym is designed as a facility for two schools – Berendo Middle School and Monsignor Romero Charter School – and serves as a gathering place for the surrounding community.

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Take a virtual tour of the future North Hollywood High School.

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The Los Angeles Times reported on the surge of interest in the life and career of Los Angeles architect Paul R. Williams, who built thousands of structures around Los Angeles, indelibly shaping the city’s landscape. COworkers Rachel Bascombe and Lois Lee shared their experiences working on two Paul Revere Williams projects – the UCLA Psychology Tower Renovation and the Botany Building.

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For both the University of California, Los Angeles Botany Building and Pritzker Hall projects, CO took great care in researching the original design intent and the stories behind the buildings, and how to carry the story throughout the design process. Coworkers Rachel Bascombe and Lois Lee expressed how special this opportunity is to work on these projects by a Black architect in Los Angeles, Paul Revere Williams, and continue to experience a growing appreciation to be a part of his story through the renovation of his buildings.

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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.

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  • COworker and Senior Associate Lauren Coles shares insight on finding your voice in the architecture profession and…

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  • CO's modernization of @UCLA's Pritzker Hall was featured by Architect's Newspaper!

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  • CO's James Simeo joined other 'Rising Giant' firms for a roundtable conversation about the future of the interior d…

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The Architect’s Newspaper interviewed leading manufacturers and architects to describe performance benchmarks of glass in building facades. The Cal Poly Pomona Student Services Building, designed by CO, is featured as an example of glazing responding to sustainability demands.

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Environmental stewardship and sustainability are inextricably interwoven into CO’s design process as we seek to create buildings that will stand the test of time. We are thrilled our efforts have landed us at #27 in the ENR 2020 Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms!

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