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60th Anniversary Banner
May 19, 2017

Celebrating 60 bravely curious years of Landscape Architecture education, leadership and change.

As part of the 60th anniversary celebrations for Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Landscape Architecture, we would like to invite alumni and friends of the...

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U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff chats with Dion Neutra, eldest son of Richard Neutra.

Architect Richard Neutra’s Silver Lake home receives National Historic Landmark Designation

 LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 23, 2017) – U.S. Representative Adam Schiff (CA-28th District) on Sunday attended as the guest of...

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April 20, 2017

ENV Speed Mentoring will hold its Spring Quarter 2017 program at the Building 7 Courtyard.

Undergraduate and graduate students will have the chance to meet principals, creative managers and industry professionals from ENV's alumni...

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Pomona, CA, March 28, 2017— The Cal Poly Pomona Department of Art has been selected to receive the installation of an active learning classroom through the Active...

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March 30, 2017

Date: Friday, April 14 (7 pm)

Place: The Rookery Alehouse and Grill (117 W 2nd St., Pomona, CA 91766)

Fridays @ Noon in the IDC, Building 89

April 07, 2017: Andrea Lenardin Madden, a l m project 

April 14, 2017: Barbara Bestor, Bestor Architecture

April 21, 2017: James Mary O’Connor, moore...

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March 29, 2017

Please join us for SPRING INTERIM 2017, the Department of Architecture's Interim Student Exhibit at Cal Poly Pomona with highlights from the Winter 2017 quarter. 

SPRING INTERIM 2017 @ CAL POLY POMONA
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6PM - 9PM...

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Dr. Lisa Schweitzer

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) cordially invites you to attend Margarita McCoy Seminar and Scholarship Award Ceremony. With generous donations from the McCoy family and other donors, URP department is pleased to select the first recipient of the Margarita P. McCoy...

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Artist Lecture: Salomon Huerta
April 18, 2017

Internationally acclaimed, Los Angeles-based painter, Salomon Huerta will discuss how the creative process is linked with one's identity and surroundings. Raised in East LA’s Ramona Gardens housing projects, Huerta received a full scholarship to attend the Art Center College of Design in...

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About Face: Opening Reception
March 4, 2017

Meet the artists whose works take center stage at the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery. An artists' talk with Justin Bower, Rebecca Campbell, Salomon Huerta and Roni Stretch concludes the opening day festivities at 4 p.m. The event is open and free to the public.

Margarita P. McCoy (1923 - 2016)
March 2, 2017

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Margarita P. McCoy Scholarship in Urban Planning.  The scholarship honors the legacy of Margarita P. McCoy by supporting and encouraging students in urban and regional planning. Thanks to the...

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February 18, 2017

Eight Professional Electives offered in Spring 2017

March 30, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona’s Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, their faculty, students and alumni invite you to Firm Day 2017. This event is specifically designed to connect you and your firm with our students! Firm Day is an opportunity to present...

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Archinect presents Next Up: Floating Worlds at the Neutra VDL on Saturday, March 4!

For the fourth iteration of Archinect’s live podcasting series Next Up, they're taking a look at potential roles for architecture in the contemporary neoliberal political economy, with a focus on...

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ENV Open House
March 4, 2017

Learn how students can design the future at the College of Environmental Design's Open House!

Take a sample studio tour,...

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Thursday March 30, 2017
ARC/LA Firm Day @ Cal Poly Pomona
We train them, you hire them!

Cal Poly Pomona’s Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, their faculty, students and alumni invite you to CPP ARC / LA Firm Day 2017. An event specifically designed to...

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Congratulations to students of CPP_ARC and their professors for works accepted to the CPP Student RCSA Conference Friday, March 3rd, 2017...
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ENV Speed Mentoring, Winter 2017

POMONA, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2017) –  How should a graphic designer pitch their services to an architecture firm?

Interview strategy dominated conversations at Thursday’s ENV Speed Mentoring session, a quarterly program that pairs undergraduate and graduate...

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February 7, 2017

The Cal Poly Pomona community and the public are invited to mingle with the featured artists/faculty from the Department of Art to celebrate the success of the 2016 Art Faculty Show.

Winter 2017 Lecture Series Poster

UWE RIEGER, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND, January 13th
RONALD RAEL, RAEL-SAN FRATELLO January 20th (with CPP Landscape Architecture)
REBECCA RUDOLPH, DESIGN, BITCHES February 3rd
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January 19, 2017

The RELM (Melendrez) office is proud to sponsor a mixer for ASLA SoCal landscape architects. 

Please come to this informal event to meet up with colleagues and learn how you can help to make this year’s Annual Meeting a great success.  
There will be...

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January 20, 2017

 

CPPLA in collaboration with CPP ARC Presents RONALD RAEL or  RAEL-SAN FRATELLO


 


ABOUT

Ronald Rael, B.Envd; University of Colorado, M.Arch; Columbia University

Ronald...

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Richard Scott
January 19, 2017

Come hone your drawing skills and help CPPLA celebrate our past, mark our present and commemorate our history! The department of Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona is celebrating 60 years of landscape architecture education, leadership and change in Southern California. In recognition of...

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January 18, 2017

The department of Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona is celebrating 60 years of landscape architecture education, leadership and change in Southern California.  In recognition of this milestone, CPPLA has organized a series of events across 2017 to help celebrate our past, mark our...

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Neutra VDL House (Image courtesy of David Hartwell)

POMONA, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2017) – U.S Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the designation of two pioneering structures designed by master modernist architect Richard Neutra among the last round of 24 new national historic landmarks named by the...

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January 5, 2017

The Dale Prize 2017 winners were selected. Mr. Donald J. Waldie, the former deputy city manager of Lakewood, CA, has won the Practitioner Prize and Dr. Dowell Myers, professor at USC, has won the Scholar Prize. With the theme, "Southern California Suburbs: Looking Forward and Looking Backward",...

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Art Faculty Art Show at the Kellogg University Art Gallery. Dec. 5, 2016-Feb. 9, 2017.
February 7, 2017

What fuels the creative juices of the Art Department faculty are on display at the eponymous exhibition at the W. Keith and Janet  Kellogg University Art Gallery.

The show runs through Thursday, Feb. 9. A pre-closing ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4-8 p.m....

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Dessert with the Dean - Winter 2017
February 2, 2017

Join Dean Michael Woo at the Building 2 Courtyard during U-hour. Grab a cookie and coffee, catch up on the quarter's goings-on, and to get informed on upcoming events and ENV developments.

Bia Gayotto: Prequel to 2018

Los Angeles-based artist Bia Gayotto wraps up the Prequel to 2018 series at the Don B. Huntley Gallery, concluding a trilogy of exhibitions that showcase art at the intersection of science and technology.

Opening Reception: Saturday. Jan. 14, 2017,  3-6...

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Bia Gayotto: Prequel to 2018
January 14, 2017

Los Angeles-based artist Bia Gayotto wraps up the Prequel to 2018 series at the Don B. Huntley Gallery, concluding a trilogy of exhibitions that showcase art at the intersection of...

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ENV Speed Mentoring
January 26, 2017

Back by popular demand, ENV Speed Mentoring will hold its Winter Quarter program in the Atrium of Building 7.

Undergraduate and graduate students will have the chance to meet principals, creative managers and industry professionals...

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Richard Scott
January 5, 2017

$10 per workshop; food will be included

Space for these workshops will be limited! Each of these workshops will have space for 50 students - 21 spaces (7 per year level) for Grads and 28 spaces for undergrads (7 per year level). 

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Pablo La Roche lecturing to students in his design studio

Prof. Pablo La Roche's Winter Topic Studio was one of seven studios selected to participate in the pilot phase of the 2030 Curriculum Project, Architecture 2030’s initiative to ‘fully integrate lessons in energy use, emissions, and resiliency into the widest possible range of projects and topic...

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2nd Year models
January 4, 2017

You are cordially invited to the Department of Architecture's INTERIM STUDENT EXHIBIT, featuring a selection of student work from Fall Quarter 2016.

The exhibition is being organized and hosted by our student club AIAS. There will also be food, drinks, and a raffle.

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To more fully understand how the relationship between Practice and Academia functions, Archinect spoke to Sarah Lorenzen, chair of California State Polytechnic University,...

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The Department of Architecture at the College of Environmental Design has made the DesignIntelligence list of the Top 25 undergraduate and graduate architecture programs in the country for the fourth year in a row. The Department of Architecture’s excellence (and top ten status) was...

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ENV Peer Mentors Presents: The Stress Management Workshop
November 21, 2016

Stay cool under pressure! ENV Peer Mentors will hold a free stress management workshop open to all ENV majors in Bldg. 7-212.

Dean Michael Woo teaches ENV499 in Fall 2016.

There are no lulls in a college dean’s calendar. Dean Michael Woo’s itinerary regularly devotes time to student life. Below are the highlights of his activities this quarter:

Class Ties. Dean Woo teaches ENV499, a special topics course for upper-division students. The...

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November 16, 2016

ENV Peer Mentors will host "Designed to be a Pro: The Professionalism Workshop" in the Gallery on the first floor of Building 7.

This will be an interactive workshop on how...

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Carme Pinós, recipient of the 2016 Neutra Award for Professional Excellence.

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2016) – The Department of Architecture and College of Environmental Design on Monday night honored Spanish architect Carme Pinós, the first female recipient of the Richard Neutra Award for Professional Excellence.

She joins the ranks of notable...

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Professor Rick Willson FAICP wrote URP students the attached message concerning planning responses to the recent election.

Dr. Alvaro Huerta, an Assistant Professor in the the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Ethnic and Women's Studies departments won the 2016 Edward Blakely Award. The award was give at the meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference meeting in Portland,...

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Alternative Transportation Conference Schedule
November 17, 2016

Cal Poly Pomona's Alternative Transportation Conference is jointly organized by ASI and Students for Quality Education (SQE) with support from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) and the College of Environmental Design (ENV).

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November 15, 2016

Stop by the ENV Gallery in Building 7 for a free workshop about maximizing your internship experience. The event is free and open to all ENV majors.

Dessert with the Dean
November 16, 2016

Rub elbows with Dean Michael Woo and snack on sweets at Dessert with the Dean, hosted this quarter at the Interim Design Center (Bldg. 89). This is a great opportunity to catch up with the ENV community about the quarter's goings-on, to pitch questions one-on-one...

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ENV Open House
November 22, 2016

The College of Environmental Design invites undeclared majors, high school and community college students, area academic counselors, family and friends for a full day of activities and tours.

Get to know ENV's nationally ranked programs and impactful work in the areas of design, social...

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Pomona Unified School District Counselor Lorraine Canales browses ENV literature and buttons at the Dean's Outreach Breakfast.

POMONA (Nov. 4, 2016) - Dean Michael Woo today hosted the College of Environmental Design’s first Outreach Breakfast. The event is part of ENV’s November Campaign, a multi-pronged initiative to increase the regional visibility of the college’s allied design programs to...

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POMONA (Oct. 31, 2016) - On behalf of ENV, Dean Michael Woo has agreed to be a signer of the White House Educators Commitment on Resilient Design...

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Being ENVolved
November 2, 2016
ENV Peer Mentors invites all students to their workshop,"Being ENVolved" this Wednesday, November 2, 2016....
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October 28, 2016

This workshop is a must for ENV students. Learn helpful tips from ENV Peer Mentors about developing an Individual Academic Plan if you wish to graduate before Cal Poly Pomona's 2018 Semester Conversion, or...

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Enjoy an evening with fellow Cal Poly Pomona URP Alumni at Bar Celona, 46 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA on October 23, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. See attachment for more information! Bar Celona is a modern Spanish tapas bar in the heart of Old Pasadena.

Logo Design Competition
October 18, 2016

As part of the department’ effort to celebrate the anniversary and encourage to spread the words, the department wants to have a logo that represents the identity of URP at CPP and celebrates its 50th year anniversary. The logo will be added to the advertising materials for the event such as...

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Spanish architect Carme Pinós will be the first woman to receive the Neutra Award for Professional Excellence, the annual honor bestowed to groundbreaking practitioners by the College of Environmental Design and Department of Architecture. The award ceremony and a special lecture will be held on...

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ENV Speed Mentoring
October 27, 2016

ENV's Speed Mentoring Program will hold its Fall Quarter session at the Building 7 Courtyard during U-hour. Students will have the chance to meet 20 professionals in the design field. Each 3-minute rotation will provide opportunities to ask for career advice, professional...

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October 12, 2016

The ENV Student Success & Advising Center opens its doors this fall. Swing by throughout the day to enjoy light refreshments, meet the ENV Peer Mentors, and to learn what ENV's latest resource center has to offer.

October 13, 2016

The College of Environmental Design celebrates the launch of the ENV Young Alumni Group, Cal Poly Pomona's first college-wide alumni organization for recent graduates as well as graduates from earlier cohorts. Mix and mingle with former classmates, forge new connections, and get to know ENV's...

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URP author Rick Willson's books are on sale at Island Press, along with all their other titles, for limited time. Willson's books include Parking Management for Smart Growth (2015) and Parking Reform Made Easy (2013). Sale ends September 30.

Photo credit: James Rojas

The Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning (URP)and Ethnic & Women’s Studies (EWS) Dept. proudly present:

Symposium on Latina/o Urbanism

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016...

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Professor Rick Willson is working on a book about how to launch and navigate your planning career. The book won't come out for about a year, but in the meantime he is writing a series of twice-monthly blog posts on the topic for APA. Here's the first one...Comments and reactions welcome!...

The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is offering total $5,000 of scholarship funding, which can be allocated up to five students. Students whose GPA is 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students who are interested in the scholarship must submit...

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We are please to announce that Dr. Do Kim assumed the position of Chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the beginning of Fall 2016. Dr. Courtney Knapp is serving as Graduate Coordinator. We look forward to their leadership as the department moves to implement its new...

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October 13th: Taco Fundraiser - Location: Campus Grounds
October 20th: Halloween Potluck - Location: TBD
November 5th: Forma Companies sponsored Design Completion -Location: Costa Mesa
November 8th: Catalytic Communities Lecture Series...

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The Department of Architecture offers a variety of professional electives every quarter covering topics such as advanced structures, material research, architecture history/theory, representation strategies, digitsl fabrication, robotics, and urban studies. These electives are open to 4th and...

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Topic studios are advanced design studios focused on a particular building typology or method of working. Studios are open to 4th and 5th year architecture undergraduates and 3rd year grads. Topic Studio presentations by faculty and the studio lottery will take place on Friday, September 23rd...

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Adam Ballard Competition Poster 1

Adam Ballard has won Honorable Mention (one of 5 awards given) at the ACSA Preservation by Provocation Competition for his entry "Intermediary, Modulator, Lens."

The 2015-16 Preservation as Provocation, International Student Design Competition challenged students and multi-...

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Article in the CSU website about the great work being done by Cal Poly Pomona and SLO alums:

"California has always served as a site of inspiration and experimentation for some of the most creative architects ever to work at a drafting board. Now, those trained at the California State...

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Untitled, Salomon Huerta, 2000
August 25, 2016

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016

Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:Self-Help Graphics & Art

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About the Book: Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant—with the capacity to perceive, react to, and connect—...

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The Farnsworth House (1945-51, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. NHL) in Plano, IL., is a steel framed house originally built for Dr. Edith Farnsworth and now a historic site under the care of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Please join us in congratulating Architecture Professor Luis Hoyos for his presidential appointment to serve on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
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All department meeting in the IDC
September 23, 2016

All faculty and students will meet on Friday September 23rd 2016 in the IDC.

Meeting will be used to introduce faculty and to go over architecture departmetn policies.

August 4, 2016

Beloved URP professor emerita Margarita McCoy died on March 31, 2016 at age 92. Margarita was a pioneer for women in the urban planning field. She was one of the first in the nation to hold a tenure-track position in planning and the first female full professor of planning in the United States,...

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Second year architecture studio models and drawings
September 23, 2016

You are cordially invited to join us for the Department of Architecture's INTERIM STUDENT EXHIBIT, featuring highlights of the Spring 2016 Quarter's student work. The exhibition is organized and hosted by CPP AIAS (the architecture student club) and curated by...

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July 11, 2016

The Passive and Low Energy Architecture Association (PLEA), Cal Poly Pomona, the University of Southern California and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo are bringing the PLEA international conference to the United States for the first time since PLEA’s 1982 inauguration.

PLEA...

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PolyKroma 2016
June 11, 2016

Friends and family of student artists featured in Poly-Kroma 2016's Fine Arts, Art History and Graphic Design Seniors exhibition get a special weekend to check out the Poly-Kroma exhibition at the Kellogg University Art Gallery.

PolyKroma 2016
June 9, 2016

A special night is devoted for the friends and family of the students featured in the 2D3D Juried Art Exhibition at the Gallery. It is shown simultaneously with the Senior Fine Arts, Art History and Graphic Design design...

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PolyKroma 2016: Industry Night at the Kellogg University Art Gallery.
May 24, 2016

Students get an opportunity to showcase their best works in branding/logo creation, motion graphics and other graphic design portfolios to industry professionals.

Senior Fine Art Show/Art History Papers
May 23, 2016

Opening Receptions for 2D3D Juried Art Exhibition, the Fine Art Senior Show, and Art History Papers Presentation is Monday, May 23 from 6-9pm. Fine Art/Art History Commemorations from 7:30-9pm at the Kellogg Gallery.

PolyKroma 2016: 2D3D Juried Exhibition at the Huntley Gallery.
May 23, 2016

2D3D Juried Art Exhibition is an annual juried student exhibition, featuring art and graphic design by students at all academic levels. Jurors include experts in the fields of fine art and graphicdesign/illustration. 

Winning designs will be honored at the 2D3D Awards Reception, scheduled...

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February 4, 2009

On February 4th, 2009, Dale Prize Practitioner S. Gail Goldberg and Dale Prize Scholar Stephen M. Wheeler led a stimulating discussion about the urgency for change and how change can be accomplished at the local level.

February 5, 2009

Cost is $30/person. Please RSVP by January 30th to Nydia Gutierrez (909) 869-2688.

Fall 2016 Lecture Series
October 7th
Jim Jennings 
 
October 21st
Hadrian Predock...
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Rick Willson’s new book, Parking Reform Made Easy, was published by Island Press in June 2013.  Mitchell Sliver, President of the American Planning Association and Chief Planning and Development Officer in Raleigh North Carolina, said the following in a review… “Finally, a comprehensive...

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The Department of Architecture is delighted to announce that Robert Alexander will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor Design and Digital Instruction in September.

Robert Alexander, principal of BobCat Studio BobCat Website was born and raised...

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