Students from Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design work to complete their projects in time for the 19th annual Vellum Furniture Design Exhibition, a juried competition among students of the college.

Learn by Doing

Cal Poly's College of Architecture and Environmental Design is where creative students design and build resilient communities to further technology, ecological balance and social equity.

As the leading cross-disciplinary college offering programs in planning, landscape architecture, architecture, architectural engineering and construction management, we help our students Learn by Doing and lead through practice.

For the past 75 years, our CAED community has worked collaboratively to shape the built environment. Help support the future of Learn by Doing and the next generation of leaders by giving to the department or program that resonates most with you. Any gift will make an impact as we strive to provide students with centers for excellence and opportunities for achievement and innovation. Still, a gift to the CAED Fund for Excellence is the most flexible, allowing us to move quickly to maximize exceptional opportunities, leverage resources, catalyze partnerships in our rapidly changing industries, and address the most pressing needs across the college.


Ways to Give

  • Mail a check.

    Mail to:
    CAED Attn: Kelly Dye
    Cal Poly
    1 Grand Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0280

Engage with the CAED

If you are interested in sharing your time and talent with us, please email We would love to hear your story and explore options for engagement.

Thank you

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