Thomas di Santo

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Position Associate Professor
Phone 805.234.1727
Fax 805.756.1500
Email tdisanto@calpoly.edu
Office 34-220C

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

Licensed Architect in 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-sponsored 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-sponsored 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)


Updated 10.20.14

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