Website started and updated by faculty and students of Cal Poly Pomona's College of Environmental Design: Department of Architecture.
Our grad studio this quarter we are designing basic prefab cabins (150-400sf) for alternative lodging for the state park system. The studio is funded by the newly appointed Parks Forward Commission. Check out progress at revampthecamp.com (under construction).
We're joining forces with the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction to put on our next BESSymposium. This will take place June 24 and 25 in Pomona CA and will be called BESS-SB13 California - Simple Tech, Smart Users, High Performance. See more information on the BESS-SB13 website. We hope you will consider submitting a paper or attending. Papers are due on January 21, 2013.
Juintow Lin presented a paper entitled, "Thermal Comfort Simulations for Disaster-Relief Housing for Haiti" in May 17, 2012 at the ASES Conference in Denver CO. http://ases.conference-services.net/programme.asp?conferenceID=2859&action=prog_list&session=20927
This fall in our topic studio, we're working on the design for a vertical habitat for Deep space exploration. This habitat has a 20' diameter, is approx. 24' high and will house 4 astronauts for 60 days on missions such as visits to near earth asteroids. Stay tuned for some images of student work.
Juintow Lin will be presenting a paper co-written with Michael Fox entitled, "Haitian Rebuilding Initiative: Technological Solutions that Hinge on Empowerment" on Friday, March 2, 2012 at the ACSA 100th Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. http://www.acsa-arch.org/programs-events/conferences/annual-meeting/100th-annual-meeting/paper-presenters