The “Wedge” cabin designed by Cal Poly Pomona students can be rented at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park near Big Sur.
The students, Emily Williams, Bryan Charney and Antonio Fernandez (’16, master’s in architecture), designed the cabin in 2014 in response to a challenge from the independent Parks Forward Commission, which was looking for concepts that would generate interest among groups that are not typical campers, including younger people and minorities.
The design was further developed by all students in Associate Professor Juintow Lin’s intermediate architectural design studio course. College of Environmental Design Dean Michael Woo was a member of the Parks Forward Commission and asked Lin to create a …
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A convenient and rewarding recycling initiative has sprouted on campus offering more than just cents in exchange for cans and plastic bottles. The Dream Machine has a wireless Internet connection that allows consumers to learn more about recycling, accumulate points for rewards and keep track of their recycling activities.
Cal Poly Pomona is the first university in the nation to house the Dream Machine kiosks, which are supported by a partnership between PepsiCo and Waste Management.…
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