Female, US

Associated with the firms network

Kanner Architects; Olsen, Clare J., Company (COCO); Servo

Professional History


Design Team Member, servo, Los Angeles, CA, 2002; Project Manager, Kanner Architects, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA, 2003-2006. Principal, C.O.C.O. | Clare Olsen Company 2006- .

In 2016, Olsen was a Registered Architect, State of New Jersey.


Assistant Professor, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 2006-2008. Assistant Professor, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 2008-2011; Visiting Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 2011; Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2011- .

Professional Activities

Member, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA); Member, National Conference on the Beginning Design Student;
Member, Building Technology Educators Society.



A.B., Environmental Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI; 1997; M.Arch, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, 2003;

College Awards

Olsen earned her Master's of Architecture with Distinction from UCLA.

PCAD id: 972