Sustainability News

Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by Jim Norrena

The end-of-year, sold-out Senior Fashion Show at California College of the Arts, a high-caliber runway presentation and capstone experience of the Fashion Design Program, took place May 7, 2010, in an over-sized, fully portable tent erected smack in front of the Nave on the San Francisco campus. (Watch the official 2010 CCA Fashion Show slideshow.)

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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.

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Posted on Friday, April 30, 2010 by Jim Norrena

MIN | DAY's West Lake Okoboji, Iowa, an ACSA Faculty Design Award winner

The Architecture faculty at California College of the Arts has more than its share of industry-renowned awards, but what’s a couple more to further illustrate why this program is among the best?

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Posted on Monday, April 12, 2010 by Chris Bliss

She has been hailed as a genius, and she has been criticized as a fierce ideologue and “food Calvinist” for her unbending commitment to using only local, organic ingredients. Alice Waters⎯chef, author, and proprietor of the legendary restaurant Chez Panisse⎯has changed not only how we eat but also how we think about food and the way it is produced.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 by Jim Norrena

This year's exciting Bay Area lineup of Earth Day Celebration activities includes CCA noted alumna Gaby Brink (Photography 1992; Graphic Design 1995), cochair of the AIGA Center for Sustainable Design (CFSD), presenting the West Coast premiere of the AIGA's Living Principles for Design on Thursday, April 22, at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Congratulations are in order for the entire California College of the Arts Architecture community for securing a 2010 NCARB Prize, announced last week during the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony held in New Orleans.

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Posted on Friday, February 26, 2010 by Jim Norrena

The official opening of Showplace Triangle Plaza, in the 1200 block of 16th Street at the now cordoned-off intersection of 16th and Eighth streets, neatly positioned between Axis Café and Wolfe’s, took place on Thursday, February 25, just before noon. The event was officiated by Mayor Newsom and a bevy of additional city officials*, as well as the requisite media frenzy! (See additional photos at the CCA Snapshots page on Flickr).

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Posted on Monday, February 22, 2010 by Jim Norrena

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom to visit Showplace Triangle Plaza Thursday, February 25

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will hold a press event at Showplace Triangle Plaza (in front of Axis Café at 16th Street) Thursday, February 25, at 11:30 a.m. (Note: Time is subject to change, so check here for updated information).

All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to drop by and show their appreciation on behalf of the college for the city-funded Showplace Triangle Plaza. Unless, of course, you're in class.

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Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2009 by Grace Lee

Opening reception: Friday, November 6, from 6–8 p.m.
Location: 251 Balboa Street (corner of 4th and Balboa in San Francisco's Richmond District)
Hosted by Y2Y Gallery

Non•Mart is a design studio, shop, and art show that offers a platform for exploring a more relational, less-commercial means of economic exchange. Non•Mart invites artists, designers, and the general public to participate in a dynamic trade-based alternative to traditional commerce. Non•Mart will be open November 6 through January 15, 2010.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 by Grace Lee

This Sunday Future Action Reclamation Mob (FARM) will be one of many stops on the San Francisco Parks Trust bike tour! This is a tour for persons who love community gardens, so it's awesome they choose to see CCA's FARM site. Come out and show the tour what it means to be a FARMer.

For a full event description see the Event Calendar.

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