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Thomas di Santo

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Position Associate Professor
Phone 805.756.1480
Fax 805.756.1500
Email faculty@calpoly.edu
Office 34-220C
Office Hours W 10:00-11:00am, 1:30-6:00pm
Web Page http://www.mome.org/
Fall Courses 2012 ARCH 470 Selected Advanced Topics
ARCH 481 Senior Arch Design Project
ARCH 492 Senior Design Thesis
Winter Courses 2013 ARCH 470 Selected Advanced Topics
ARCH 481 Senior Rach Design Project
EDES 408 Implementing Sustainable Principles
Spring Courses 2013 TBD
 

Areas of Expertise

Total Design
Sustainability
Watercolour
Furniture
Web Design
Book Publishing

Profile

Education

Ecole d’ Architecture de Paris - La Defense, Paris, France in association with
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
Master of Architecture II, December 1997 (Graduated: Summa Cum Laude, Overall GPA: 4.00 )

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Bachelor of Architecture, December 1989 (Degree work included: One Term Exchange: University of Stuttgart, GERMANY and One Year Exchange: CSU International Programs, Florence, ITALY

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, 2003-present
Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, 1999-2003
Guest Lecturer and Assistant to the Professor, Ecole d’Architecture de Paris – La Defense, Paris, France, October ’95-July ‘96
Guest Lecturer, Arthiektonski fakultet Beograd, School of Architecture Belgrade, Yugoslavia, April 1996

Registration

Registered Architect, State of California

Affiliations

Pecha Kucha _ San Luis Obispo
Vellum Furniture Competition
Alpha Rho Chi - Professional Architecture Fraternity
Central Coast Watercolour Society

Scholarship

2009 ACSA 97th Annual Meeting Portland, OR, THE VALUE OF DESIGN 2008 7th Annual UC/CSU/CCC Sustainability Conference, San Luis Obispo, CA

2007 Eco Wave International Green Architecture Conference, Berkeley, CA

2007 HIC on Social Sciences Honolulu, HI co-sponored by University of Louisville Center for Sustainable Neighborhoods

2007 ARCC Conference Eugene, OR University of Oregon (Referee) 2006 West ACSA Conference, Pasadena, CA Surfacing Urbanisms: Recent Approaches to Metropolitan Design

2006 ACSA 94th Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, UT Getting Real: Design Ethos Now (councilor)

2005 International ACSA Conference Mexico City, DF encounters ENCUENTROS rencontres

2005 Sustainable Technology Park at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA SLO Design Charette

2005 International ACSA Conference Mexico City, DF encounters ENCUENTROS rencontres (Referee)

2004 Hawaii International Conference on Arts + Humanities Honolulu, HI co-sponored by University of Hawaii +

2003 American Institute of Architecture Conference San Diego, CA

2002 Western Region ACSA Conference San Luis Obispo, CA Imagining Realms, Remaking Worlds

News

(2) AIA_C.3 Awards 2009 (M:OME) 2009
(3) AIA_C.3 Awards 2008 (ga+d/M:OME) 2 of 2 Honour Awards + (1) Merit Award
(3) AIA_C.3 Awards 2007 (ga+d) 2007
AIA_CCC Award 2006 (ga+d/M:OME)
AIA_CCC Award 2003 (ga+d/M:OME)
(4) AIA_CCC Awards 2001 (ga+d)