Pando Days brings colleges and universities together from across the Southland to implement the sustainability goals of Los Angeles County. Read more about the Pando Days program series.

Pando Days 2022 Projects

The Pando Days ’22 season will be underway over the fall term. Projects will be posted to this page as they become available.

Learn more about Pando Days ’22.

Pando Days 2021 Projects

Eleven projects from ten higher educational institutions in the LA basin were developed over the fall 2021 term and premiered in December.

Cal Poly Pomona

COUNTY GOAL #10
Foodways Connection: Mapping food resources to build food security in LA.

Cal State University Long Beach

COUNTY GOALS #7B, #8A, & #11
Systems Approach: A solution for local transportation with global impact.

Cal State University Northridge

COUNTY GOAL #10
Open Garden: Download App. Unlock Gardens. Reimagine equitable foodscapes in Pomona.

CalArts

COUNTY GOALS #3 & #6
CREATING ECOLIBRIUM: A mobile performance stage for community engagement.

LA Trade Tech / Architecture

COUNTY GOALS #3 & #6
Design by Community: A unique tool kit to catalyze community participation in the design of public space.

Mount Saint Mary’s University

COUNTY GOALS #7B, #8A, & #11
Mapping Cudahy’s Air: Portable air sensors map patterns of air quality.

Otis College of Art and Design – EV

COUNTY GOALS #7B, #8A, & #11
CHARGE TO CHANGE: Marketing EV in Cudahy.

Otis College of Art and Design – P3

COUNTY GOALS #3 & #6
P3: An architectural green print.

SCI-Arc

COUNTY GOAL #2
MEGA MICROS: Small housing on a large urban scale for an underserved population.

USC

COUNTY GOAL #2
COOLING TIME: Bringing climate justice to Skid Row.

Woodbury University

COUNTY GOAL #2
Mobile Cooling Rooms of Los Angeles: Mobile cooling walls employ an ancient technology in a modern application.

Pando Days 2019/20 Projects

Ten projects were developed by Southland colleges and universities for the inaugural Pando Days program, 2019-20. Four projects were picked up by outside funders; an additional three were moved forward by community partners.

Pasadena City College

COUNTY GOAL #1
RESILIENCE PROJECT: A virtual landscape for resilience learning.

Woodbury University

COUNTY GOAL # 2
SALTWATER GARDENS: Innovations for the twin threats of underground saltwater incursion and food scarcity.

SCI-Arc

COUNTY GOAL # 3
AI: FUTURE OF HOUSING: Employing artificial intelligence to map affordable housing opportunities and match construction resources.

LA Trade Tech / Architecture

COUNTY GOAL # 4
REPURPOSING LAND: Transforming back-alley wasteland into thriving community space

UCLA

COUNTY GOAL # 5
BIOPHILIA TREEHOUSE: Linking birds and people at the tree level.

Cal State Long Beach

COUNTY GOAL #6
WE ARE THE SEA: Engaging families and neighborhoods with local waterways.

USC

COUNTY GOAL # 8
CAR SICK: Getting us on track for life without cars.

Cal Poly Pomona

COUNTY GOAL #10
FOOD WITHIN REACH: Foodways every quarter mile across the County.

Otis College of Art and Design

COUNTY GOAL # 11
GREEN MAP & GO: Map and engage green resources.

CALTECH/Sustainability

COUNTY GOAL: OurCountyLA plan
INNOVATION ENGINE: Identifies strategic sustainability needs, fosters collaboration, and predicts impact.

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