Professor becomes a staple for Elans

    By Diego Linares Alexis Navarro has become a staple in the East Los Angeles College Department of Architecture through loyalty, passion and implementation of groundbreaking work. The product of immigrant parents, Navarro said he struggled to find himself and make choices about what to do with his life. “My working class background limited my vision, but slowly, I began to obtain a larger view of my potential,” said…

May 21, 2014

Shelter projects demonstrate survivor skills

By Diego Linares An ELAC Design 102 class of approximately 25 students took place last Friday afternoon to present their solution to the problem with the, “Emergency Shelter,” project professor Alexis Navarro assigned. The project stresses the familiarity students must have with the materials they are appointed and the awareness and reaction to conditions. The students were told to make a portable single-person structure meant to survive such conditions made…

March 19, 2014