Thinking about getting a masters degree but haven’t found the right field? California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco just made it easier, announcing three new graduate programs beginning in 2013, bringing the total number of post-professional offerings to eleven. The trio of curricula includes: a Master of Architecture in Urban Design and Landscape (MAUDL), a MFA in Comics, and a MFA in Film.Read the rest
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by Allison Byers
Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 by Allison Byers
San Francisco, October 22, 2012: California College of the Arts announces the launch of three groundbreaking new graduate programs: the Master of Architecture in Urban Design and Landscape (MAUDL)*, the MFA in Comics, and the MFA in Film. The MFA in Comics will begin its first classes in summer 2013. The MAUDL program and the MFA in Film welcome their first students in fall 2013. All three begin accepting applications on November 15, 2012, at cca.edu. The deadline to apply is January 5, 2013.
Updated 7/15/2013: The launch of the Master of Architecture in Urban Design and Landscape (MAUDL) has been postponed.Read the rest
Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Allison Byers
CCA and ZERO1
An architectural social stage. Whispering walls. A suspended streetscape installation. These are just a few of the innovative and dynamic contributions from CCA faculty and students featured in ZERO1 Biennial, opening September 12, 2012, in San Jose.
Contributors include Architecture faculty members Mona El-Khafif, Jason Kelly Johnson, Nataly Gattegno, and Christopher Haas, alumnus Mark Campos (BArch 2010), and student David Gastaneta (BArch 2013).Read the rest
Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 by Allison Byers
The delightfully quirky neighborhood of South Park—clustered around San Francisco’s oldest park—is hoping to get a modern makeover.
Originally developed in 1855 as a West Coast version of a London square, houses and offices line a verdant, one-acre oval. The South Park commons is one of 15 parks and other facilities that would be the beneficiaries of a $195 million San Francisco Clean and Safe Parks Bond, should it pass in November.Read the rest
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 by Jim Norrena
In the landmark exhibition Landscape Futures: Instruments, Devices, and Architectural Interventions new work by Architecture associate professor David Gissen and Architecture visiting faculty members Mason White and Lola Sheppard (333: Architecture Summer Studio) is currently on display through February 18 at the Center for Art and Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.Read the rest
Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Monday, August 2, 2010 by Samantha Braman
Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Last year Architecture Director Ila Berman and associate professor Mona El Khafif worked with Graphic Design associate professor Bob Aufuldish to design their book URBANbuild local global. The result? It was honored in the 2010 “AIGA’s 50 Books / 50 Covers” competition, which chronicles the year's most outstanding book-design solutions—inside and out.Read the rest
Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 by Sarah Owens
CCA Architecture associate professor and coprincipal of IwamotoScott Architecture Craig Scott is among several architecture firms commissioned by the Alliance for Downtown New York to plan for the transformation of the Greenwich South section of Lower Manhattan. The plan entails new, innovative multiuse developments and greater optimization of the existing structures and public areas.Read the rest
Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 by Jim Norrena
Lower Potrero plaza is the latest Pavement to Parks project created by the San Francisco Planning Department.
With the fall term up and running, CCA’s San Francisco campus has gone from mild to wild with new and continuing students populating every corner. Yet if you haven’t already noticed, a new public corner exists where previously only hapless drivers cruised back and forth for that one opportune spot in which to park—and it’s called the Lower Potrero plaza.Read the rest