Archinect - News 2014-04-24T11:49:37-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/6553395/soriano-s-shrage-house-gifted-to-cal-poly-pomona Soriano's Shrage House gifted to Cal Poly, Pomona Orhan Ayyüce 2011-05-16T12:35:33-04:00 >2011-05-20T11:22:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9a/9a1xx5zil7we5aga.jpg" width="500" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> I was so pleased to receive a special news this morning from dean <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/2137405/a-conversation-with-michael-woo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Woo</a>&nbsp;and would like to share an excerpt with the readers.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> ----------</p> <p> Steve and Marion Dodge have pledged a $3 million bequest gift to Cal Poly Pomona, the College of Environmental Design which includes their home, the Schrage House designed by Raphael Soriano, one of the giants of mid-century modern architecture in Los Angeles.<br><br> Completed in the early 1950s, the Schrage House was described by David Gebhard and Robert Winter in their Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles as &ldquo;a one-story International Style design in plywood, glass, and steel.&nbsp; Soriano at his best.&rdquo;&nbsp; Located&nbsp; only a few lots south of the southern boundary of Griffith Park, the house is a stunning example of the best work of one of the leading architects of his time.&nbsp; Since becoming the owners of the house in 1987, the Dodges have painstakingly restored the house to its original condition.&nbsp; It is one of only two examples of Soriano&rsquo;s wo...</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>