Lectures

Studio House in Seattle, Washington designed by Tom Kundig
April 12, 2019

Tom Kundig

The 2018-19 Bernard Zimmerman Lecture Series concludes with Tom Kundig, owner and principal of Olson Kundig Architects. Kundig earned national attention in 1998 after completing Studio House, a residential-photographer's studio in Seattle. He is one of five co-owners of the Seattle-based full-...

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Proyecto Pastoral Courtyard Redesign in Boyle Heights, LA Mas
March 15, 2019

Elizabeth Timme, Helen Leung

LA Mas co-executive directors Elizabeth Timme and Helen Leung use their non-profit urban design organization to advocate for lower-income and underserved communities through policy and architecture.

They carry out projects in communities undergoing economic, social and demographic...

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Step Up on 5th, a special needs housing development for individuals with mental illness, Brooks + Scarpa
March 8, 2019

Lawrence Scarpa

Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA,  a pioneer in the field of sustainable design, is the featured speaker in a lecture sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona chapter of the Tau Sigma Delta Honors Society. Named 2004's "Emerging Voice" in architecture by the Architectural League of New York, he is the co-founder...

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DESTE Fashion Collection Exhibition (Miami, Florida), EC3
March 1, 2019

Edwin Chan, founder of Los Angeles-based EC3, served as a design partner for more than 25 years at Frank Gehry & Associates (later Gehry Partners) on many of the practice's prominent cultural and institutional projects. His portfolio of work spans master planning, furniture design,...

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Harvard Art Museums, wHY
February 22, 2019

Kulapat Yantrasast

Renowned for his architectural flair for designing contemporary art galleries and museums, Kulapat Yantrasast worked closely with legendary architect Tadao Ando (CPP ARC's 2012 Neutra Award medalist) on international projects such as the Armani/Teatro in Milan and the Fondation Francois Pinault...

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Melbourne School of Design, NADAAA (Image by Peter Bennett)
February 15, 2019

Nader Tehrani

Nader Tehrani, CPPARC's inaugural Paul Helmle Fellow, is the dean of the Chanin School of Architecture at Cooper Union. He is the co-founder and design principal of of NADAAA, a practice dedicated to advancing design...

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Collage by Kleon Tran
November 16, 2018

The L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship is a scholarship for architecture students from Cal Poly Pomona that supports travel and research, based on a previously submitted proposal. This year’s recipients are Franco Mellone and Kleon Tran, who will present their travel and research in a public...

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Photo by Franco Mellone
November 9, 2018

The L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship is a scholarship for architecture students from Cal Poly Pomona that supports travel and research, based on a previously submitted proposal. This year’s recipients are Franco Mellone and Kleon Tran, who present their travel and research in...

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XTEN Architecture: House Noir, Los Angeles, California
October 19, 2018

Monika Haefelfinger

Founded in 2000 by Monika Haefelfinger and the late Austin Kelly (1966-2015), XTEN Architecture is an award-winning international architecture firm based in Los Angeles, California, and Sissach, Switzerland. The firm specializes in custom residential, cultural, and commercial projects and is...

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Escher GuneWardena Architecture: House with Five Corners
October 12, 2018

Frank Escher, Ravi GuneWardena

Escher GuneWardena Architecture was founded by Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena in Los Angeles in 1996. The extraordinary range of their work– small, conceptually rigorous projects; ecologically and socially innovative urban design proposals; and work in the fields of contemporary art and...

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CPP ARC Winter 2018 Alumni Lecture Series
January 12, 2018

Horst Noppenberger

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). This winter, the department welcomes a special lineup of professional speakers from its very own alumni ranks.

The first lecture...

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