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Join on September 8th : CarbonPositive Teach-in provides a “how-to” for planning, designing, building and manufacturing a CarbonPositive future – where buildings, developments and entire cities are constructed to use sustainable resources, generate surplus renewable energy, and convert...

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August 3, 2020

MSRS CANDIDATE: ANNA COOK

Thesis: "Regenerating Kin: A Critical Dialogue on Environmental Policy and Indigenous Principles"

Date: Monday, Aug. 3 at 10 a.m.
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Lyle Center and the College of Agriculture partnered to represent Cal Poly Pomona in this year's Pando Days

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies and the Huntley College of Agriculture jointly represented Cal Poly Pomona in Pando Days, which challenges 10 Southern California college and university teams to each develop and prototype ways...

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'Our future is in your hands' (Shutterstock)

Pablo La Roche, interim director of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, revisits a 2018 article he authored for DesignIntelligence Quarterly. He asserted that in thinking about the future of sustainable design, we need only look at the earliest examples of architecture and...

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Image by Mark Maryanovich Photography

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies will receive more than $5 million to fund much-needed upgrades and improvements on the 16-acre site.

A construction budget of $4.29 million and a total project budget of $5.38 million from the Deferred Maintenance monies of the CSU’s 2019-20...

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Lyle Center Interim Director Pablo La Roche and ARC lecturer Eric Carbonnier will represent the U.S. in a six-country research consortium (Mark Maryanovich Photography)

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies will share a $26,000 grant with five other universities from Australia, Austria, Italy, Spain and Singapore to research nanotechnology-based thermochromic materials that can be used to design buildings that perform better under the stresses of climate...

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The Lyle Center Presents: "The Need to Grow." The free film screening is scheduled on Wednesday, Nov. 20
November 20, 2019

The campus community is invited to a complimentary pizza dinner and screening of the award-winning “The Need to Grow,” produced by actress Rosario Dawson.

The film follows the stories of three unexpected and unusual leaders – an eight-year-old, a farmer and an inventor – as they fight...

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Valerie Olson, an environmental anthropologist, will give a guest lecture at the Lyle Center on Oct. 30
October 30, 2019

Valerie Olson, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at UC Irvine, will give a guest lecture about her fieldwork as an environmental anthropologist who studies how social groups manage and govern large ecological spaces. The event, hosted by the Lyle Center for Regenerative...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, rooftop view

POMONA, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2019) – The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, the Cal State University system’s first carbon-neutral facility, is celebrating its legacy and that of founding director John T. Lyle with a series of sustainability-themed public events throughout...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 17, 2019

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary celebration of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, this exhibition focuses on understanding the work of landscape architect John T. Lyle as a pioneer in the field of regenerative design. 

Curated by his daughter, artist Cybele Lyle, the...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 15, 2019

Sink your teeth into the latest book by Doug Kent, landscape architecture alumnus and regenerative studies lecturer. “Foraging Southern California: 118 Nutritious, Tasty and Abundant Foods” is a field guide for beginner and intermediate-level foragers, introducing them to delicious options of...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 11, 2019

Celebrate the silver milestone of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at a sunset reception following the Future of Regenerative Design experts’ dialogue.

Mingle with Cal Poly Pomona...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 11, 2019

The opening event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, The Future of Regenerative Design features some of today’s leading voices in design and sustainability.

  • Edward Mazria, FAIA, Hon. FRAIC, an internationally lauded...
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Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association - Tour and Information Session, Oct. 3 and Oct. 4
October 4, 2019

Get to know the Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association (LCSSA), the newest student-run organization at the College Environmental Design, at two tour and information sessions.

The club is Cal Poly Pomona's environmental justice network and a community of students...

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Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association - Tour and Information Session, Oct. 3 and Oct. 4
October 3, 2019

Get to know the Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association (LCSSA), the newest student-run organization at the College Environmental Design, at two tour and information sessions.

The club is Cal Poly Pomona's environmental justice network and a community of students...

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California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis toured the Lyle Center, one of five Cal Poly Pomona site visits on Aug. 23

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies hosted Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis on Aug. 23 during her visit to Cal Poly Pomona, one of her stops in her 23-campus tour of the Cal State University system.

Kounalakis, the first woman to hold the post as the state's lieutenant governor, is no...

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2019 Earth Day Festival at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, April 22
April 22, 2019

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona will host a public Earth Day Festival on Monday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lyle Center, 4105 S. University Drive, Pomona.

Event parking will be at the Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store (4102 S. University Drive). The...

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2019 Earth Day Festival at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, April 22

After 11 years, the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies resumes public event celebrating the Earth

POMONA, Calif. (April 19, 2019) – The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies will host its first Earth Day Festival in over ten years, and it’s coming back with a bang....

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Douglas Kent  (’06, master’s in regenerative studies; ’10, master’s in landscape architecture). Image by Tom Zasadzinski

This year marks Douglas Kent’s (’06, master’s in regenerative studies; ’10, master’s in landscape architecture) decade milestone as a lecturer at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. An activist and principal of Douglas Kent + Associates, Kent’s expertise...

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Guests gather inside The Commons at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

Elected officials and university leaders, alumni and prospective students, and faculty and students gathered on Nov. 1 to observe the ways that the vision of a landscape architecture professor has been sustained and how it has evolved since the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies opened its...

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