Freshly Pressed: ARC Multimedia Book; A Critique of a Critique; and More

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 Design (Great River Learning, 2018), will be available at the Bronco Bookstore starting this fall.
  • Professor Sarah Lorenzen's op-ed appeared in the Summer 2018 edition of L.A. Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, "It's a Matter of Taste," a critique on critiquing as an architecture educator. "What distinguishes architecture school from these other professional disciplines is how much of the institution's authority is defined through taste."

In case you missed it. The publishing achievements of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban and regional planning faculty were recognized by Cal Poly Pomona's Golden Leaves Program, a celebration of of faculty, staff, students, alumni and emeriti who have authored or edited books throughout the academic year. Since its inception in 1986, more than 50 books have been credited to faculty from the College of Envirommental Design. The 2017-18 honorees are:

  • Steven Chodoriwsky (Lecturer, Landscape Architecture) and Caroline Donnell. This is Not a Wall: Collected Short Stories on the MoMA PS1 Party Wall. Cornell AAP Publications, Ithaca: NY. 2017
  • Pablo La Roche (Interim director, Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies and Professor of Architecture). Carbon-Neutral Architectural Design. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 2017
    Going To Zero: Student Based Projects for ARC 331 Environmental Controls Systems Course., Morrisville, North Carolina: 2017
  • George Proctor (Chair and Professor of Architecture) and Weimin Li (Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture). The Reserve: At Rancho Mission Viejo, Proposals for a New Headquarters. Department of Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. San Diego: MGX Copy. 2017
  • Richard Willson (Professor of Urban and Regional Planning). A Guide For Idealists: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career. New York, NY: Routledge. 2017