Otis College of Art and Design reimagines its campus with COVID in mind
By Christina Campodonico
As a result of COVID-19, many educational institutions have had to close and switch to a virtual learning format. Otis College of Art and Design in Westchester went completely remote at the onset of the pandemic, then in the spring assembled a COVID-19 Task Force, including the firms EYRC Architects and Frederick Fisher and Partners, to develop a redesign study plan that would allow the campus to reopen during the 2020-2021 school year. Faculty and staff joined together for a Zoom call to discuss how to redesign classrooms and workspaces with COVID in mind.
“That was a really, really interesting Zoom call,” says…