Out Loud  / architecture

Written by Laura Sorvetti five months ago

Cal Poly’s Geodesic Dome: Then and Now

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This post was written by Amy Strickland (ME ’15), a student assistant in Special Collections and Archives. This summer I worked on several projects in Special Collections and Archives, including scanning all the aerial photographs of campus in the University Archives Photograph

Written by Rachel Scott eleven months ago

Envisioning a library of the future with students in ARCH 353

A future library envisioned by Claire Joseph.

This post is written by Jesse Vestermark, Architecture and Environmental Design Librarian. Featured image: A future library envisioned by Claire Joseph. In December 2013, I received and unusual request from Professor Richard Beller, an Architecture faculty member I have worked

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Reimagining Kennedy Library now, to build a bridge to the future

Photo of the a balcony, sky and yellow umbrellas at Robert E. Kennedy Library, Bldg. 35

On November 21 and 22, a project team from the architectural firm Shepley Bulfinch will be visiting the Robert E. Kennedy Library. Their visit kicks off a project to reimagine Kennedy Library for the next 5-10 years. Consider these 5-10

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

Julia Morgan’s legacy lives on in Cal Poly architecture students

A cardboard model of a visitor's center with glass doors that swing upward to open.

A tiny city sprung up almost overnight this January in Kennedy Library’s 1st Floor Gallery, thanks to the work of 2nd year architecture students. The city, or rather, models of buildings all inspired by architect Julia Morgan, was the result

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer two years ago

An interview with Clare Olsen (+ bonus video!)

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In this first installment of their email interview, Renee Jain, a 5th year Architecture student who is working on her thesis, asks Clare Olsen, an assistant professor in architecture, about her upcoming installation in Kennedy Library. Renee has been interested

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Prototyping an upcoming installation: a video documentary series

Clare Olsen, an assistant professor in architecture at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, is working with the Kennedy Library on an sculpture called, “Learning is Infectious.” This video, by Patrick Kammermeyer, is the first in a series documenting the process.

Written by Victoria Billings three years ago

Architecture time machine!

Photo of Cal Poly architecure students review Julia Morgan papers

Second year architecture students are stepping into the past with the help of Kennedy Library’s Special Collections. The upcoming exhibit, Atelier Morgan, features an inspiring collection of Julia Morgan’s sketches and drawings. As part of the exhibit, every second year

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