PD ’22 Premieres

Pando Days ’22 projects premiered December 6, 7 and 9. Fifteen Southland colleges and universities showcased the work they had developed in courses, studios, and labs to implement LA County’s sustainability plan.

This year’s premiere week saw the unveiling of sustainability innovations, with plans, prototypes, and next steps. Hosted by Matthew Manos, founder of the Los Angeles design design firm verynice and Director of Challenge-Based Learning, USC Iovine and Young Academy.

See all Pando Days ’22 projects in the premiere week lineup.

THREE PREMIERE EVENTS showcased 5 projects per day

TUES., DEC. 6, 12:00 – 2:10 pm, PT.

Premiering institutions in the Habitat Category: Mount Saint Mary’s University of Los Angeles; University of Southern California; California Lutheran University; Los Angeles Community College District; ArtCenter College of Design. Respondents: Alex Mitchell, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator; Rodrigo Rodarte, Mia Lehrer Studio, Mark VanderSchaaf, National Chair, Regional Intergovernmental Planning Division, American Planning Association.

WED., DEC. 7, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, PT.

Premiering institutions in the Health, Communications, and Spirit Categories: Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; ArtCenter College of Design; Santa Monica College; College of the Canyons; Pepperdine University. Respondents: Steve Baule, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Cassie Rauser, UCLA Sustainable Grand Challenge; Chris Rhie, Buro Happold (frmr.).

FRI., DEC. 9, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, PT.

Premiering institutions in the Climate/Water Category: California State University, Long Beach; California State University, Northridge; Harvey Mudd College; Pomona College; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; California Institute of the Arts. Respondents: La Ronda Bowen, California Air Resources Board (ret.); Maribeth Larkin, Sisters of Social Service; Cris Liban, Metro.

Don’t miss the Pando Days season Finale, April 16, 2023 on the campus of Caltech. Watch for details.