Archinect - News 2014-04-21T06:17:37-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/23821706/archinect-sessions-kicks-off-with-ray-kappe-on-oct-22 Archinect Sessions kicks off with Ray Kappe on Oct. 22 Paul Petrunia 2011-10-14T01:35:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T18:43:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qd/qdtz4atv9p2o770h.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> We're excited to announce the next round of Archinect Sessions, to kick off on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Neutra VDL House, in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona.</p> <p> Archinect Sessions is a series of discussions with architects, academics and other interesting individuals from the tangents of architecture, in and around Southern California, moderated by Archinect's Orhan Ayyuce.</p> <p> For our first event we're very honored to host Ray Kappe, to talk about his impressive career as a practicing architect and academic.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2340486458" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here to reserve your seats.</a></p> <p> For those of you who can attend, and for those of you who can't we'll be posting videos on Archinect shortly following each event.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/22255650/short-essay-thank-you-esther-mccoy Short Essay: Thank you Esther McCoy Orhan Ayyüce 2011-09-30T11:52:37-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7w/7wvd8wpk323gy9rj.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> I met Esther McCoy in1978 AIA Regional Conference, Newport Beach, California. I was there as a young wonderer hoping to find information on architecture and study it.<br> Unknowingly and randomly I walked into one of the conference rooms and listened an inspired young architect, Eric Moss, showing kind of buildings I have never seen before.<br> After the presentation to roughly twenty people, the audience moved to a small patio area outside the room. This is when I lit the cigarette of this silver haired elegant and youthful lady who asked for a match and we start to talk. I responded to her curiosity and in few minutes I told her my story about wanting to go to architecture school. This was right around time I was rejected by "American citizens and California residents only" Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo for being a foreign student. I described her my birthplace Izmir and the Aegean architecture of Turkey. She was taking a great delight of my story, description of architecture I grew up wit...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/2652994/cal-poly-pomona-env40-celebration Cal Poly Pomona ENV40 Celebration Sarah Lorenzen 2011-04-12T15:09:02-04:00 >2011-04-12T17:54:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8t/8tcalg9bga95pc9e.jpg" width="514" height="99" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Event includes panel discussions featuring leaders of the environmental design professions including: Marvin J. Malecha, Ray Kappe, Richard Chylinski, Frank Clementi, Stefanos Polyzoides, Deborah Sussman, Michael Rotondi, Ken Smith, Rick Bishop, and Lorraine Wild.</p></em><br /><br /><p>SCHEDULE OF ENV 40 PANELS, Saturday April 16th 2011<br><br>10 &ndash; 11 am:&nbsp; The early years<br></p> <ul><li>Dean Emeritus Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA, 2009 President of the American Institute of Architects</li><li>Professor Emeritus Ray Kappe, FAIA, former Chair of the Architecture Department (who went on to found SCI-ARC)</li><li>Professor Emeritus Richard Chylinski, FAIA, former Chair of the Architecture Department (who helped establish the department in 1966)</li><li>Professor Emeritus Ken Nakaba, FASLA, former Chair of the Landscape Architecture Department</li><li>Professor Emeritus Bob Perry, Landscape Architecture Department</li><li>Professor Emeritus Charles Loggins, Urban and Regional Planning Department, former Associate Dean of ENV<br></li></ul><p>11 &ndash; 11:45 am:&nbsp; Years of growth<br></p> <ul><li>Dean Emeritus Barry Wasserman, FAIA, former California State Architect</li><li>Professor Emeritus Rod Tapp, FASLA, Landscape Architecture Department</li><li>Calvin Abe, FASLA, AHBE Landscape Architects</li><li>Steven A. Preston, FAICP, City Manager, City of San Gabriel</li><li>Bob Kain, AIA, Healthcare Principal, HMC Architec...</li></ul>