Interested in collaborating with us? Are you teaching a course that you would like to connect with AEL research? Are you working on a project you'd like to present at one of our Lab Talks?
Send us a note at architecturalecologies@cca.edu!

RESEARCH PARTNERS

The Architectural Ecologies Lab works closely with the following organizations and companies on collaborative research and design projects.

Benthic lab, moss landing marine laboratories

Research unit at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, focused on studies of coastal marine, deep-sea, estuarine, and freshwater systems.

Kreysler & Associates

Global leader in digital fabrication of fiber-reinforced polymer composites.

SCAPE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Leading landscape architecture and urban design studio with offices in New York City and New Orleans.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

AEL has partnered with the UC Davis Departments of Design and Human Ecology on the Public Sediment project.

PRESIDIO TRUST and NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

AEL has partnered with the National Park Service and Presidio Trust in developing optimized ecological substrates for the restoration efforts at Crissy Marsh in San Francisco.

STANFORD ENGINEERING / CODIGA RESOURCE RECOVERY CENTER

The Codiga Center develops innovative approaches to wastewater treatment and recycling. AEL has partnered with the Center in the Buoyant Ecologies Maldives design studios to explore how these technologies can be integrated into floating communities.

Tri-Coastal Marine

Naval architectural firm based in Richmond, CA with fully computerized capabilities for advanced engineering analysis.

 

allied partners

The following organizations have provided critical support to the lab's collaborative research and outreach efforts.

RESILIENT BY DESIGN

Ongoing research and design initiative bringing together internationally-renowned experts and local communities to inspire innovation and catalyze designs, ideas and collaboration toward a more resilient future for the Bay Area.

Y-Plan

Award-winning educational outreach organization that empowers young people to tackle real-world problems in their communities through project-based civic learning experiences.

the Hydrous

International community of scientists, divers, designers, filmmakers, technologists, educators, and concerned citizens who love the ocean and want to share it to protect it.

 

FUNDERS

These corporations and organizations have provided substantial funding and in-kind support for the lab's research, design, and fabrication efforts.

Autodesk Technology Center, San Francisco

A community of innovators exploring new ways of making things.

CCA CENTER FOR IMPACT

The CCA Center for Impact builds strong sustained connections with the campus community and external partners, while actively expanding, assessing, and communicating the positive social impact of this work.

port of oakland

The Port of Oakland encompasses a vibrant seaport, a thriving airport and an array of commercial buildings and parks.

PRESIDIO TRUST and NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

In partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the Presidio Trust brings alive the unique historic, natural, and recreational assets of the Presidio for the inspiration, education, health, and enjoyment of all people.

Kreysler & Associates

Global leader in digital fabrication of fiber-reinforced polymer composites.

ASHLAND REACTIVE POLYMERS

Global chemical manufacturing conglomerate.