Claudia Otten

Claudia Otten

Los Angeles, CA, US




Woods + Dangaran, Los Angeles, Project Architect

Jun 2017 - current

Design,Bitches, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Jul 2014 - May 2017

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Geoffrey von Oeyen Studio

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

Atelier Bow-Wow, Tokyo, JP, Intern

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Bryony Roberts Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Assistant

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014

Borden Partnership: Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Research Assistant

May 2011 - May 2012


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Undergraduate

Aug 2009 - May 2015

The Hockaday School, Dallas, TX, US, High School, High School

Aug 2001 - May 2009


USC Renaissance Scholar Distinction, Other

The Renaissance Scholars program honors students whose broad interests help them excel academically. Like Leonardo da Vinci, who was equally adept in the arts and the sciences, Renaissance Scholars are students whose majors and minors are from widely separated fields of study.


USC Global Scholar Distinction, Other

USC Global Scholars extend their learning by spending at least ten weeks in other countries around the world. No matter what you are studying at USC, these Global Learning Outcomes can help you get the most from your time aboard by encouraging you to see the global impact of your education.


USC Fifth-Year Award, 1st Place

In recognition of the student who contributed positively to the studio culture throughout the five-year professional B.Arch Program


Robert Allen Rogaff Memorial Award for Excellence in Delineation, Nomination


USC Discovery Scholar Distinction and Prize Finalist, Other

The Discovery Scholars Program honors students who excel in the classroom while demonstrating the ability to create exceptional new scholarship or artistic works. Like sailors on an unexplored sea, Discovery Scholars blaze new paths, rather than simply following the course charted by others.


Ruth Reed Memorial Award, Scholarship

Dr. Elizabeth Annis established an endowed traveling scholarship in honor of her sister and USC alumna, Ruth Elaine Reed. The award is based on academic excellence and financial need.


Stockwell Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

This endowment from the estate of Winifred Stockwell honors her husband’s 20th century Los Angeles firm, Stanton & Stockwell, Architects. Funds are given to students based on merit and need as determined by a committee of the faculty.


Gamble House Scholar-in-Residence, Scholarship

The Friends of the Gamble House Scholars-in-Residence Fellowship is awarded to two students annually, providing residence in The Gamble House for the academic year and summer.


Gensler/USC Guild Scholarship, 1st Place

Established in 2002, this endowment honoring architecture alumnus, Marvin Taff, FAIA (B.Arch. 1957), provides financial aid for deserving students in the undergraduate or graduate program. It is awarded annually to a student who best exemplifies the principles by which Marvin Taff practices architecture. Qualifying students exhibit integrity, collaboration, leadership, find opportunity in challenge, and define each design opportunity through the client’s point of view. Selection is made by a faculty committee appointed by the Dean.


Presidential Bronze Award for Community Service, Award

The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes United States citizens and lawfully admitted, permanent residents of the United States who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month time period or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime.


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