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16 Cal Poly Students Honored by Lawmakers at State Capitol

Feb 27, 2020


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Sixteen Cal Poly students will be recognized for their awards and other accomplishments by state lawmakers on the floors of the state Assembly and Senate in Sacramento on Monday, March 2.

 

ARCH and LA Programs Earn High Rankings in 2019-20 DesignIntelligence Survey

Dec 12, 2019


Cal Poly Architecture Professor Thomas Fowler and architecture students Emma Entress and John Kim Jr. review conceptual work in a third-year design studio.

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s landscape architecture and architecture programs have been ranked No. 1 in a national survey of the country’s top-ranked architecture and design schools.

The university’s landscape architecture program is the No. 1 most hired-from program among all accredited undergraduate and graduate schools with more than 35 graduates, according to the 2019-20 DesignIntelligence rankings. Cal Poly’s undergraduate architecture program continues to be ranked the No. 1 most hired-from school among public universities in the U.S. that average more than 100 architecture graduates each year.

 Cal Poly Students Assemble at Timber Competition

ARCE and CM Students Win National Timber Strong Competition

Dec 12, 2019


News for Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

Cal Poly Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Students Win National Timber Strong Competition

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Six Cal Poly architectural engineering (ARCE) and construction management students won the inaugural iteration of the national Timber Strong Competition. It was held in Anaheim on November 12 as part of the National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA) annual conference.  

CAED Students Present Designs for SLO Wine History Pavilion

CAED Students Present Designs for SLO Wine History Pavilion

Dec 10, 2019


Wine History Project and Cal Poly Select Pavilion Structure to be Built in 2020 
 
Project Design Proposal Phase Supported by Grant from LPA
 
Cal Poly professors and the Wine History Project staff have selected a pavilion design to be built in the spring quarter of 2020 and placed at Saucelito Canyon tasting room in the Edna Valley.  
 

Winners Announced for Vellum/CAED Furniture Design Exhibition

Nov 22, 2019


The competition attracted more than 200 student furniture entries, including tables, chairs, light fixtures, and other furniture design solutions

Lena Vogler
SAN LUIS OBISPO — An architecture senior from Pacific Palisades won the top prize at the 16th annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Design Exhibition in The Creamery in downtown San Luis Obispo.

Lena Vogler received the Space Architects’ Milano Grand Prize, for her entry, Rollplay, an adjustable loveseat. She will get an all-expenses paid trip to Milan, Italy, in April for the Salone International del Mobile — the world’s largest trade fair that annually showcases the latest in furniture and design from countries around the globe.

CM Senior Nick Vollucci's Project Enables All Children to Play

Nov 21, 2019


                                                     Nick Vollucci

By Hailey Marie Bohmaker

CAED Student Assistant and 2nd Year Sociology Major

A Cal Poly construction management student had a hands-on role in developing the first fully inclusive playground on the Central Coast. A grand opening was held in April for Atascadero’s Joy Playground, which was designed with features that all children can enjoy.

Senior Nick Vollucci was one of two students selected to work on Joy Playground as part of his senior project. Cal Poly alumnus Harrison Tucker, who graduated in spring 2019, was also chosen for the project.

Cal Poly Architecture Students Take First Place, Honorable Mentions in National Steel Design Competition

Nov 7, 2019


CURT BUDD WON FIRST PLACE WITH HIS ENTRY, “INTERLACE,”AN INTERMODAL TRANSIT CENTER LOCATED AT UNION STATION IN LOS ANGELES.

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly architecture students took first place and two honorable mentions in a national steel design competition with projects for an extensive transit center in Los Angeles, a new neighborhood center in Detroit, and a transportation system for the future.

Lindsey Cook, an architecture senior from Branden, Florida, works on her Vellum entry

Cal Poly Architecture Students Compete at 16th Annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Design Exhibition

Oct 30, 2019


 a “conversation” settee, made of wood frame and sheet metal (and comfortable upholstered foam pads), that will allow two people to sit in silence next to each other. It is one of scores of unique designs students are rushing to finish. They must complete entries by 5 p.m. on Thursday. The two-day Vellum show will open on Friday with a reception at The Creamery in downtown San Luis Obispo and a public display on Saturday. 
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Nearly 200 Cal Poly architecture students will compete for a trip to Milan, Italy, at the 16th annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Design Exhibition on Nov. 1-2 in downtown San Luis Obispo.

Dr. James Mwangi Appointed as Associate Dean for Program Support and Operations in College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Sep 19, 2019


Dr. James Mwangi

Dr. James Mwangi has been appointed as associate dean for program support and operations in Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED). His responsibilities will include overseeing college’s technologies, facilities, operational resources and support services, and representing the CAED in the development and implementation of university initiatives. James is looking forward to collaborating across the college and university to support student success.

Cal Poly Faculty Member Wins Outstanding Education Award at International Builders Show

Jun 12, 2019


Cal Poly construction management faculty member Scott Kelting was awarded the Outstanding Education Award by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapters program.

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