Dorothy Ottolia, AIA

Professor Ottolia has been teaching at CSULB since 1999 and served as the department chair from the Spring of 2008 until the Fall of 2012. She is a California‐licensed architect and a principal of Ottolia & Barnes Architecture, an award winning architecture and interior design firm, located in the South Bay. She has been practicing in the profession since 1984; her professional experience includes residential estates, historical renovations, international corporate headquarters, financial institutions, restaurants, health and exercise facilities and exquisite hotel resorts in the United States and Asia.


Palos Verdes residence image board

A photo of the interior of a shop counter.The interior of a shop that sells clothing apparel and other items.

Renders of the interior design of a building.

Sketches of a building.

A sculpture that provides shade for people below.