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Assistant Professor

Robert Alexander is a designer and educator. He is a principal of the environmental design collaborative bobCAT.,which he founded along with his partner Catherine Burce in 2007, to explore the intersections between landscape and buildings through research and practice.

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Professor
Interim Director, Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

Pablo La Roche is Professor of Architecture. He is also Sustainable Design Leader at CallisonRTKL. He has an Architecture and Masters of Science degree from Universidad del Zulia and a PhD in Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles.

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Professor
Chair, Department of Architecture

George Proctor is a licensed Architect and professor. His professional experience is broad ranging furniture pieces and small buildings to urban design projects. He built his own house in 2004.

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Assistant Professor

Marc Schulitz, NCARB, is a licensed architect and a partner at the award winning firm of Schulitz Architects. He received his professional Degree in Architecture from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and has worked as an architect in Europe.

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Assistant Professor

Katrin Terstegen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, where she teaches topic studios as well as second year studios (as coordinator in the winter quarter).

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Professor

Lauren Weiss Bricker, Ph.D. is professor of architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and director of the College of Environmental Design Archives-Special Collections. Dr.

Lecturer

Aaron Cayer is currently a Ph.D. candidate in architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Lecturer of architecture history and theory at Cal Poly Pomona.

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Lecturer

Tina Chee is an architect, landscape architect, and a native of Los Angeles with over 20 years of experience in urban design, landscape, and architecture.  She is the design principal of CSAO and TINA CHEE landscape studio.

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Lecturer

Steven Chodoriwsky is a designer, artist, and educator. His research-based practice employs a diverse range of media including installation, text, performance, and audio-visual artifacts. Concurrent to Cal Poly, Chodoriwsky also teaches Interior Architecture at Woodbury University.

Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Professor Dickson is a tenured professor and has been teaching at Pomona for the past 28 years. He has an undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly in 1983 and a Master of Architecture II from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

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Professor

Michael Fox is the co-founder and Design Principal of FoxLin Architects and is a Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona.

Lecturer

Giovanni Fruttaldo, AIA is a licensed architect in the state of California. He received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University’s Graduate school of Architecture Planning and Preservation.

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Lecturer

With an interest in sustainable design and earthquake resilience, Omar has been involved in a wide range of projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area and throughout California.

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Lecturer

Wendy Gilmartin received her professional degree in Architecture from Rice University in 2006 and is a licensed architect in California. She is the Los Angeles partner for Frohn&Rojas who also have offices in Berlin and Santiago de Chile.

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Lecturer

Joanna Grant is a Partner at Bureau Spectacular. She received her Master of Architecture from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from University of Kentucky.

Lecturer

Jose graduated with a Master in Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, New York in 1997 and Bachelors of Architecture from Universidad Cristobal Colon, Veracruz, Mexico in 1993. He worked for over 10 years at Eric Owen Moss Architects in Los Angeles.

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Professor

Luis Hoyos is a licensed architect, urban designer and preservationist. He is the founder of Luis Hoyos Architects, Inc. and is Professor at the Department of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at Cal Poly Pomona.

Lecturer

Nadim Itani has a first professional Bachelor of Architecture degree and a Master of Architecture degree from Cal Poly Pomona. He has twelve years of part time teaching experience in the second and third year undergraduate design studio sequence.

Lecturer

Hunter Knight received a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in 2006, graduating with distinction and received the Henry Adam’s Medal for academic achievement.  He has served as visiting faculty at Ecole Speciale d’Architecture,  guest lecturer at SCI_Arc

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Professor

As a socio-cultural anthropologist Denise Lawrence teaches in the area of behavioral factors. Her research interests focus on socio-cultural aspects of vernacular and modern housing, historic preservation and resource consumption.

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Associate Professor

Juintow Lin is a Registered Architect and an Associate Professor at Cal Poly Pomona and a founding partner of FoxLin.

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Professor

Sarah Lorenzen, AIA is a registered architect and Professor at Cal Poly Pomona. Since 2007 she has served as resident director of the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences located in Los Angeles.

Lecturer

Dennis McFadden was educated at the University of Southern California and Princeton
University, where he received a Master of Architecture degree in 1977. He has 3 years studio

Professor

Professor McGavin has 40 years of experience in the architectural design of public and institutional facilities including educational, transportation, healthcare, pipeline, nuclear and military facilities which have totaled more than a billion dollars in current value.

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Lecturer

Barry Milofsky, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, is a founding partner of  M2A Milofsky and Michali  Architects LLP. Projects produced by the firm have received local state and national broadcast and publication recognition for their excellence in design.

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Lecturer

Kevin O’Brien (AIA, LEED AP) is a Los Angeles based architect and educator with over 25 years of experience in the design of wide variety of architectural projects in myriad locations.  His work has spanned multiple scales and typologies with the unifying philosophy of site-specific and people-ce

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Professor

Dr. Alexander Ortenberg received his Master of Architecture degree from the Moscow Architectural Institute and his doctorate from UCLA. He is a registered architect in the state of California. Associate Professor Ortenberg has taught at Cal Poly Pomona for 9 years.

Lecturer

Alex Pang received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University.

Lecturer

Marta Perlas obtained architectural degrees from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (Sci-Arc) and the Escola Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona, Spain.

Lecturer
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Professor

Axel Schmitzberger is partner in the design build firm Domaen LTD and principal of the graphic design firm starfish-prime.

Professor

Irma Ramirez has expertise in housing and urban design, and focuses on community-based design, design-build, interdisciplinary practice, and service learning.

Lecturer
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Lecturer

For the past 25 years, Behn has devoted his professional and academic life to the pursuit of meaningful ways of combining art and technology.

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Lecturer

Audrey Sato is a Registered Architect and principal at SATO Architects.  She received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Brown University in 2005 and Masters of Architecture degree from Cal Poly Pomona in 2009.  

Lecturer
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Lecturer

Allyne Winderman is an architect, urban designer, community advocate and educator. She was recently inducted into the American Institute of Architect's College of Fellows for her work on affordable housing, urban design and historic preservation.

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Professor

Dr. Hofu Wu is an architect, designer and building scientist. He is the founder of Wu+ Architects and Professor with tenure in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. He specialize in integrated sustainable design with advanced technology to achieve NZE building performance.

Staff

Administrative Coordinator

Rocky Sanchez provides administratie support to the department chair and graduate coordinator.

Administrative Coordinator

Sam Winfield provides administrative and clerical support for the Department of Architecture. She has faithfully served the Bronco community for more than a decade.