As CAPLA expands the influence and scope of the design and planning professional through an engaged process of
making, risk-taking, and knowledge-building
in support of a resilient and thriving natural and built environment.
The CAPLA community is dedicated to nurturing and teaching design and planning methodologies grounded in
responsible and sustainable real-world problem-solving
with the potential to energize, improve, and inspire.


CAPLA graduates
employed in their field

$1 M+

Awarded in research
grants in 2016


MS Planning Program ranked
8th out of 34 Top Planning Programs
in the nation without a PhD - Planetizen


Architecture upper division courses
meet UA 100% Engagement standards


Ranked in the nation
for annual research generated
Association of American Universities

Top 25

Nationally ranked
Bachelor of Architecture program
Design Intelligence