Ray Kappe

founder of SCI-Arc

Ray Kappe (born August 4, 1927)[3] is an American architect and educator. In 1972, he resigned his position as Founding Chair of the Department of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and along with a group of faculty and students, started what eventually came to be known as the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). In 2003, Kappe began working with LivingHomes to design modular homes.

Kappe is still actively involved in architectural theory and practice, particularly in the areas of sustainability and the prefabrication of residences.