The purpose of the guidelines is to describe certain expectations for the planning of buildings and open spaces on the Pomona College campus. The guidelines are for the Pomona College campus community and for architects, landscape architects, and contractors who work with the College.
Pomona College has a rich heritage of planning and design that provides a foundation for new and restored buildings and landscapes. The campus is viewed as an evolving place. Successful design celebrates the distinctive elements of the campus environment and the residential college community. Innovation should build on tradition through imaginative ideas, technologies, and processes. These guidelines outline some of the most valued planning, urban design, and building and landscape characteristics of the campus.