Volume 3, Issue 2 | Sept. 4-10, 2020
Lyle Center director, MLA alum to speak at global teach-in
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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies Interim Director Pablo La Roche and alumna Pamela Conrad ('06, master's in landscape architecture) will be speaking on climate-positive design at the Carbon Positive Global Teach-In.

The international event gathers architecture, engineering, construction, planning and building experts to share ideas and discuss the ways these industries play key roles in meeting the Paris Agreement's goal to limit the increase in global average temperature to 1.5°C. The teach-in is open and free to all students and educators.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 (North and South America)
  • Thursday, Sept. 17 (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 22 (Asia, Asia Pacific and Oceania)

La Roche is the Sustainable Design Lead for CallisonRTKL, and Conrad is a Principal at CMG Landscape Architecture. View the speaker lineup of international experts here.
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env updates
Find more updates in the College of Environmental Design's news section.

  • Buildings 1, 2, 3, 7, 13, 89 and 209 are closed and locked until further notice. Studios and classrooms should not be accessed at this time.

  • Follow ENV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn (@cppenv). ENV Student Success Advising Center is on Instagram (@cpp_envadvising).
interdepartmental | stay in the know
The Bernard Zimmerman Architecture Lecture Series will be streamed via Zoom. Below is the preview of the Fall 2020 lineup. Spring 2021 lectures TBA.
International Sports Sciences Institute University of Lausanne Image Laurian Ghinitoiu
Wednesday, October 7
9 a.m. (PT)
Zurich, Switzerland

Jeannette Kuo and Ünal Karamuk established Karamuk Kuo in 2010, bringing their international background and diverse building experiences to their design process. The office works on projects of a range of scales—from spatial installations and exhibitions to complex multi-family housing projects.

Both partners are committed to intellectual pursuits in design research and have been teaching since 2006 at various universities in the U.S. and Switzerland. Jeannette is currently Assistant Professor in Practice at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.
Pioneertown House Image PARA Project
Wednesday, October 14
6:30 p.m. (PT)
New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

PARA is an office for architecture in New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts, led by principal Jon Lott. Each project is a collaborative effort between a wide range of constituents, guided by the specific needs and curiosities of diverse clientele. PARA works on projects of varying scales and media: from cultural, institutional, and residential work, to events, and international competitions.

The work has been published in New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, Harvard Design Magazine, Architectural Record, Metropolis, Domus, Architect’s Newspaper, a+u, Form, Azure, IW, Interior Design, MARK, Frame, Perspective, Surface, 306090, Exclama!, and in books “American City X,” by Princeton Architectural Press (2014); “Shopping Now,” by Taschen (2010); PROOF, by Princeton Architectural Press; and “How Architecture Learned to Speculate” (2009).
mage Janna Ireland
Wednesday, November 4
6:30 p.m. (PT)
Los Angeles, USA

Janna Ireland was born in Philadelphia, but has chosen Los Angeles as her home. She holds an MFA from the UCLA Department of Art and a BFA from the Department of Photography and Imaging at NYU. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, and Chicago, and in group exhibitions across the United States and internationally. She has been published in Aperture, The New Yorker, Harper’s, Art Papers, Vice, and The Los Angeles Times. Her new monograph, "Regarding Paul R. Williams" (Angel City Press, 2020) highlights the work of legendary yet under-recognized African-American architect Paul Revere Williams.

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huerta lecture on state violence
Professor Alvaro Huerta will hold a virtual lecture titled "State Violence, Race, Migration & Resistance in the U.S." The event is hosted by the University Library.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. (PT)
Michael Delgadillo ('21) hosted a URP 101 live session as part of the "Welcome Week" program of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

See CPPFest Plus Virtual Schedule for similar events.
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img | stories in pictures
WALK THROUGH THE KELLOGG GALLERY to experience 2d3d+, the annual exhibition of fine art and visual communication design work by students. The virtual exhibit launched on Tuesday, Sept. 1. See the navigation instructions and system requirements here.
READ THE OC ART BLOG'S review of "Terra Incognita" at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. VCD Professor Crystal Yachin Lee and her partner Joe Forkan are one of five artist-couples whose works are featured.
ENV MODEL SHOP VIDEO TOUR. Instructional Services Technicians Delmer Guillen and Paul Saskas filmed a tour of the ENV Model Shop (Bldg. 45, Room 103).
opportunities | your professional development
The University Library and the Office of Student Integrity will host four online plagiarism workshops this semester. All are scheduled 12-1 p.m. (PT)

Thursday, Sept. 10 (Register)
Tuesday, Oct. 6 (Register)
Tuesday, Nov. 17 (Register)
Thursday, Dec. 3 (Register)
Approximately 60 organizations from for-profit companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies will participate in the first Virtual Career Fair of Fall 2020 hosted by the Career Center.

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (PT)
ON THE GRID is produced by the College of Environmental Design (ENV) at Cal Poly Pomona.
Art for the masthead was designed by Maribel Ruiz ('22, architecture).
Send your news, announcements and upcoming (virtual) events to env@cpp.edu.