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Texas National Guard soldiers aid Houston residents in heavily flooded areas post-Hurricane Harvey. (U.S. Marine Corps)
November 6, 2017

ENV alumnus Bruce Arita ('77, architecture), forensic architect at Thornton Tomasei, has been in the thick of disaster-related crises including Hurricane Sandy and hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria. He oversees the firm's Property Loss Consulting practice, leading teams of highly skilled...

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Architecture Professor Kip Dickson will give the good, the bad and the ironic history of the CLA building.
November 3, 2017

The ephemera and mythology of the Antoine Predock-designed CLA (Classroom/Laboratory/Administration) Building will be addressed by architecture Professor Kip Dickson, who was here when the building was conceived, designed, built and inhabited. Meet for the tour at the bottom of the CLA...

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Image courtesy of Walt Disney Imagineering
November 1, 2017

Attend an interdisciplinary panel discussing the ways in which the design disciplines shape and tell a narrative. Speakers include ENV alumnus Bob Weis (president of Walt Disney Imagineering), Frank Clementi (Rios Clementi Hale Studios), Professor Rennie Tang (Department of Landscape...

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2017 Neutra medalist, Guy Nordenson, PE (Photo by Dominique Nabokov)
October 9, 2017

The Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona is proud to honor Guy Nordenson, professor of architecture and structural engineering at Princeton University's School of Architecture, with the Richard Neutra Award for Professional Excellence.

An award ceremony and special...

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Digital model of Aluminaire House by Albert Frey (Courtesy of Kyle Ng)
September 22, 2017

The craftsmanship of 20 architecture students from Professor Lauren Bricker’s ARC 499 Special Topic: California Architecture class from Spring 2017 is integrated into Albert Frey and Lina Bo Bardi: A Search for Living Architecture. The exhibition is exploration of the two architects’...

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Please join us on Friday, September 22, 2017, 6PM - 9PM for FALL INTERIM 2017, the Department of Architecture's Interim Student Exhibit at Cal Poly Pomona with highlights from the Spring 2017 quarter. The event will be hosted by the AIAS; there will be...

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All lectures are open to the public and held in the IDC (Bldg 89) unless otherwise noted.

CANCELLED: September 25, 2017, 12pm: Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss. Pedro y Juana

October 9, 2017, 6pm: Guy...

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 Pedro&Juana, Archivo Pavilion (Photo: Ricardo Bernal)
September 23, 2017

Tu casa es mi casa brings together two modernist houses in Los Angeles and Mexico City in an exhibition that sees the exchange of narrative texts, industrial objects, and installations by contemporary architects/artists, in a bid to answer questions about architectural...

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Fridays @ Noon in the IDC, Building 89

April 07, 2017: Andrea Lenardin Madden, a l m project 

April 14, 2017: Barbara Bestor, Bestor Architecture

April 21, 2017: James Mary O’Connor, moore...

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March 29, 2017

Please join us for SPRING INTERIM 2017, the Department of Architecture's Interim Student Exhibit at Cal Poly Pomona with highlights from the Winter 2017 quarter. 

SPRING INTERIM 2017 @ CAL POLY POMONA
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6PM - 9PM...

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February 18, 2017

Eight Professional Electives offered in Spring 2017

Archinect presents Next Up: Floating Worlds at the Neutra VDL on Saturday, March 4!

For the fourth iteration of Archinect’s live podcasting series Next Up, they're taking a look at potential roles for architecture in the contemporary neoliberal political economy, with a focus on...

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Thursday March 30, 2017
ARC/LA Firm Day @ Cal Poly Pomona
We train them, you hire them!

Cal Poly Pomona’s Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, their faculty, students and alumni invite you to CPP ARC / LA Firm Day 2017. An event specifically designed to...

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Congratulations to students of CPP_ARC and their professors for works accepted to the CPP Student RCSA Conference Friday, March 3rd, 2017...
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Winter 2017 Lecture Series Poster

UWE RIEGER, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND, January 13th
RONALD RAEL, RAEL-SAN FRATELLO January 20th (with CPP Landscape Architecture)
REBECCA RUDOLPH, DESIGN, BITCHES February 3rd
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Neutra VDL House (Image courtesy of David Hartwell)

POMONA, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2017) – U.S Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the designation of two pioneering structures designed by master modernist architect Richard Neutra among the last round of 24 new national historic landmarks named by the...

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Pablo La Roche lecturing to students in his design studio

Prof. Pablo La Roche's Winter Topic Studio was one of seven studios selected to participate in the pilot phase of the 2030 Curriculum Project, Architecture 2030’s initiative to ‘fully integrate lessons in energy use, emissions, and resiliency into the widest possible range of projects and topic...

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2nd Year models
January 4, 2017

You are cordially invited to the Department of Architecture's INTERIM STUDENT EXHIBIT, featuring a selection of student work from Fall Quarter 2016.

The exhibition is being organized and hosted by our student club AIAS. There will also be food, drinks, and a raffle.

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To more fully understand how the relationship between Practice and Academia functions, Archinect spoke to Sarah Lorenzen, chair of California State Polytechnic University,...

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The Department of Architecture at the College of Environmental Design has made the DesignIntelligence list of the Top 25 undergraduate and graduate architecture programs in the country for the fourth year in a row. The Department of Architecture’s excellence (and top ten status) was...

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Carme Pinós, recipient of the 2016 Neutra Award for Professional Excellence.

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2016) – The Department of Architecture and College of Environmental Design on Monday night honored Spanish architect Carme Pinós, the first female recipient of the Richard Neutra Award for Professional Excellence.

She joins the ranks of notable...

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Spanish architect Carme Pinós will be the first woman to receive the Neutra Award for Professional Excellence, the annual honor bestowed to groundbreaking practitioners by the College of Environmental Design and Department of Architecture. The award ceremony and a special lecture will be held on...

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The Department of Architecture offers a variety of professional electives every quarter covering topics such as advanced structures, material research, architecture history/theory, representation strategies, digitsl fabrication, robotics, and urban studies. These electives are open to 4th and...

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Topic studios are advanced design studios focused on a particular building typology or method of working. Studios are open to 4th and 5th year architecture undergraduates and 3rd year grads. Topic Studio presentations by faculty and the studio lottery will take place on Friday, September 23rd...

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Adam Ballard Competition Poster 1

Adam Ballard has won Honorable Mention (one of 5 awards given) at the ACSA Preservation by Provocation Competition for his entry "Intermediary, Modulator, Lens."

The 2015-16 Preservation as Provocation, International Student Design Competition challenged students and multi-...

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Article in the CSU website about the great work being done by Cal Poly Pomona and SLO alums:

"California has always served as a site of inspiration and experimentation for some of the most creative architects ever to work at a drafting board. Now, those trained at the California State...

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About the Book: Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant—with the capacity to perceive, react to, and connect—...

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The Farnsworth House (1945-51, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. NHL) in Plano, IL., is a steel framed house originally built for Dr. Edith Farnsworth and now a historic site under the care of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Please join us in congratulating Architecture Professor Luis Hoyos for his presidential appointment to serve on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
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Sarah Lorenzen receiving the AIA LA Educator of the year award.

Department of Architecture Chair Sarah Lorenzen, AIA was awarded educator of the year by AIA LA. Conferred by the AIA|LA Board of Directors, the Presidential Honoree program recognizes excellence in design, and individuals whose passion, talent and dedication make an undeniable...

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All department meeting in the IDC
September 23, 2016

All faculty and students will meet on Friday September 23rd 2016 in the IDC.

Meeting will be used to introduce faculty and to go over architecture departmetn policies.

Second year architecture studio models and drawings
September 23, 2016

You are cordially invited to join us for the Department of Architecture's INTERIM STUDENT EXHIBIT, featuring highlights of the Spring 2016 Quarter's student work. The exhibition is organized and hosted by CPP AIAS (the architecture student club) and curated by...

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July 11, 2016

The Passive and Low Energy Architecture Association (PLEA), Cal Poly Pomona, the University of Southern California and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo are bringing the PLEA international conference to the United States for the first time since PLEA’s 1982 inauguration.

PLEA...

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Fall 2016 Lecture Series
October 7th
Jim Jennings 
 
October 21st
Hadrian Predock...
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The Department of Architecture is delighted to announce that Robert Alexander will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor Design and Digital Instruction in September.

Robert Alexander, principal of BobCat Studio BobCat Website was born and raised...

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