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FIRM DAY 2020 is open to design firms, government agencies and organizations interested in CPPARC and CPPLA students
January 23, 2020

Cal Poly Pomona’s departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, their faculty, students and alumni invites firms and companies to CPP ARC/LA FIRM DAY 2020, a day-long event open to architecture, landscape architecture, multidisciplinary, government, non-profit or any...

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Bob Kain ('73, architecture) was an ardent supporter of ENV's architecture program (Image by Tom Zasadzinski)

Bob Kain, AIA, ACHA, one of the most active and visible alumni of the College of Environmental Design and a longtime supporter of the architecture program, died Dec. 10 at the age of 69.

“He was very proud of the education he received from Cal Poly Pomona,” said Jenkins Shannon, ENV...

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Architect Dion Neutra, son of architecture giant Richard J. Neutra, waged decades-long fight to preserve his father’s iconic buildings

Dion Neutra, the Los Angeles architect who waged a decades-long campaign to preserve his father’s architectural legacy, died Nov. 23. He was 93.

The second of three sons of Viennese-born architect Richard Neutra – the master architect credited, along with R.M. Schindler...

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Ray Kappe, the inaugural chair of the Department of Architecture, in a 2012 interview with AIA|LA  (Image credit: AIA|LA)

Ray Kappe, FAIA, the founding chair of the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and the founding director of the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), died Nov. 21. He was 92.

Kappe left an indelible mark in Southern California. An...

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"Exhibitionism" is a panel discussion related to the "Resident Alien" exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York
November 22, 2019

Professor Axel Schmitzberger and Cal Poly SLO architecture professor Stephen Phillips are co-curating "Resident Alien – Austrian Architects in America," an examination of the contributions of Austrian-American architects in the United States. The exhibition is at the Austrian...

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Neutra VDL House's 2019 Artist-in-Residence Mark Cottle's "The Cost of Money" is a meditation on our transactional society
October 12, 2019

The Neutra VDL Studio and Residences hosts The Cost of Money, an installation by its 2019 Artist-in-Residence Mark Cottle.

A meditation on the steep human and environmental expense resulting from our transactional society, the installation consists of...

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Professor Lauren Bricker is named ENV interim dean (University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning)

Professor Lauren Weiss Bricker has been appointed interim dean of the College of Environmental Design following the retirement of Michael Woo. Her one-year appointment begins Aug. 19.

Bricker, a professor of architecture for 20 years, is the current director of the ENV...

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Matthew Rivera, Parady Sarun and Mariana Uy placed first in the 2019 Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Competition

Cal Poly Pomona architecture student team Paraday Sarun, Mariana Uy and Matthew Rivera (all architecture ’19), won the Los Angeles Business Council 2019 Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award, following their presentation to industry leaders. 

The three...

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Ryan Hung V. Nguyen's award-winning design, housEMOJI

Fourth-year architecture student Ryan Hung V. Nguyen won the Honor Award at this year's 2x8:Exchange, the annual student exhibition and scholarship fundraiser hosted by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Nguyen's entry housEMOJI captured...

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Canyon Crystals - Best In Show and People's Choice, 2019 Design Village Competition (George Proctor)

Student teams from the Department of Architecture brought home three honors from the 2019 Design Village, a statewide competition hosted by the School of Architecture and Environmental Design at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo....

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Steampunk Luminaries at the ENV Gallery in Building 7 (Eric Carbonnier)
April 29, 2019

Undergraduate and graduate students in ARC 3320 (Environmental Controls 2) taught by lecturer Eric Carbonnier, Ph.D., AIA, created 110 luminaires for Steampunk Luminaires, an architecture exhibition at the ENV Gallery.


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Firm Day 2017

Cal Poly Pomona’s Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, their faculty, students and alumni invite you to Firm Day 2019. 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 and...

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Professor Lauren Bricker from the Department of Architecture at the Q&A session of her public lecture at the University of Buffalo

The University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning named architecture professor and architectural historian Lauren Bricker as the 2019 Clarkson Visiting Chair in Planning.

Every year, two awards are given to a distinguished scholar or professional in architecture, planning and...

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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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