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2019 Spring Interim at the Interim Design Center
January 23, 2019

See the best of architecture student projects from Fall 2018 at the Spring 2019 Interim Student Exhibit.

On this evening faculty, students, alumni and the public a chance to see the best graduate and undergraduate student work from the previous term. The event, which typically features...

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Paul Helmle Fellow Nader Tehrani gives feedback to upper-division architecture students at his Fall 2018 workshop.

Cooper Union's Dean of Chanin School of Architecture named inaugural Paul Helmle Fellow

POMONA, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2019) – Nader Tehrani, dean of Cooper Union’s Chanin School of Architecture, has been named the inaugural Paul Helmle Fellow by the Department of Architecture...

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Kleon Tran traveled to New Zealand to study how isolation influenced the architectural expression of its culture (Collage by Kleon Tran)
November 16, 2018

The second of two 2018-19 L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship Lectures will feature CPP/ARC student Kleon Tran, who will present his travel and research findings about how New Zealand's geographic isolation has produced "a distinct cultural condition." 

The two Shanks...

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Franco Mellone traveled to Kenya to study the country's architecture sustainability practices. (Image courtesy of Franco Mellone)
November 9, 2018

The first of two 2018-19 L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship Lectures will feature CPP/ARC student Franco Mellone, who will present his travel and research findings about sustainanle techniques in Kenyan architecture. His Shanks-sponsored talk will take place on Friday, Nov. 9 at...

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Raphael Soriano and a Basque shepherd. © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)

Raphael Soriano, designer of architectural landmark homes, receives final honor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2018) -- The resting place of Raphael Soriano, one of the leading figures of mid-century modern architecture, will finally get a permanent marker to...

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ENV and The Friends of Raphael Soriano will honor the pioneering architect's legacy on Sunday, October 21
October 21, 2018

One of the leading visionaries of mid-century modern architecture, Raphael Soriano was renowned for his innovative use of glass and steel in his residential designs. Like architects of his generation he recognized the appeal of Southern California's sun-drenched Mediterranean climate and sought...

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Bernard Zimmerman / Leland & Marian Zeidler Residence, Los Angeles, 1962 (Photo: Marvin Rand)

Cal Poly Pomona Architecture is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Bernard Zimmerman Lecture Series. The lecture series has been made possible by the generous support of CPP/ARC Distinguished Alumna Juliana Terian, who dedicates it to her mentor and favorite professor Prof....

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Assistant Professor Robert Alexander's multimedia textbook, "Foundations of Architectural Design"

Looking for a good read to get in the designing frame of mind? Check out these the following reads from CPP/ARC faculty.

Published this summer:

  • Assistant Professor Robert Alexander's multimedia textbook, Foundations in Architectural...
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CPP/ARC team members Anya Budzinskaya, Socrates Medina and New Ngamnimitthum.

On June 1, the CPP/ARC team accepted the Honorable Mention Award at the 2018 Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Competition. The annual event is organized by the Los Angeles Business Council and held at Gensler's Los Angeles office. This year's team is comprised of 2018 B.Arch graduates ...

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Brie Jones ('17, master's in architecture) presents her thesis "Prescriptive Hydrologies" in 2017

Brie Jones ('17, master's in architecture) was among 10 winners in the 2017-18 INNOVATION 2030 Competition sponsored by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE) in partnership with the Association of Collegiate Schools of...

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Each quarter the Department of Architecture hosts a weekly professional lecture series, held every Friday at 12:15 p.m. at the Interim Design (Building 89).

CPP ARC/LA Firm Day 2018
March 29, 2018

Cal Poly Pomona’s Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, their faculty, students and alumni invite you to Firm Day 2018. This event is specifically designed to connect you and your firm with our students! Firm Day is an opportunity to present your firm and interview CPP ARC...

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Department of Architecture, Spring 2018 Interim Show
March 28, 2018

Check out the best of architecture student projects from Winter 2018 at the Spring 2018 Interim Student Exhibit.

The one-day show gives faculty, students, alumni and prospective employers a chance to see the best graduate and undergraduate student work from the previous term. The...

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Winter 2018 Guest Lecture Series

Each quarter the Department of Architecture hosts a weekly professional lecture series, held every Friday at 12:15 p.m. at the Interim Design (Building 89). The first lecture kicks off on Jan. 12 and concludes on March 2. Read on for the complete lineup.

January 12:...

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For the past 10 years, the Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship has been awarded to recent architecture grads, so that they can have the opportunity to independently travel and study architecture abroad. 
This year, the fellowship will award $12,000.00 for 10 weeks of travel and research, the...

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January 3, 2018

Please join us for WINTERIM 2018, Cal Poly Pomona's Department of Architecture's Interim Student Exhibit with highlights from the Fall 2017 quarter and hosted by the AIAS. Please bring friends + family, as well as anybody interested in the work of our department. We look...

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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 building...

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Imagineers and designers at work. (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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