December 05, 2018

An article, Post-Occupancy Testing of Thermal Dynamics of Design-Build Residences in Tucson, Arizona, by Professor Mary Hardin has been published in the TAD journal (Technology | Architecture + Design).The article examines... Read More

November 01, 2018

Eduardo Guerrero, Senior Lecturer and a member of CAPLA’s Diversity Committee, earned a “Leader in Classroom Diversity & Inclusion” certificate from UA’s Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, the first... Read More

November 01, 2018

A grant proposal submitted by Assistant Professor Courtney Crosson to the National Institute for Transportation & Communities has received funding through the Institute’s Small Starts program.Courtney’s research... Read More

October 31, 2018

Assistant Professor Aletheia Ida is having a very busy fall semester so far: She made two presentations at the Advanced Building Skins Conference in Bern, Switzerland on October 2nd: “Dynamic Regenerative Integrated... Read More

October 31, 2018

Recently promoted to Assistant Professor of Practice, Bob Vint is doing all he can to live up to his new title! Below he reports on some his firm’s most recent projects:Bob recently wrote a guest editorial for the... Read More

October 31, 2018

MS.Arch student and Graduate Assistant Rachelle Hornby (BS.SBE 2017) is one of three recipients of UA’s 2018 Centennial Graduate Achievement Award.The award is given to students who are the first in their family working... Read More

October 31, 2018

Ivan Gaxiola, MS.Arch (2016), PhD student in Arid Lands, and  current Graduate Assistant for ARC 461d-561d, Computer Energy Analysis, was awarded 1stPlace in the PhD Category in the 50th Anniversary Arid Lands Resource Science (ALRS)... Read More

October 24, 2018

CAPLA won big at this year's AIA Western Mountain Region Design Awards:DUST (Former Lecturer Cade Hayes and Assistant Professor of Practice Jesús Robles):Honor Award for Casa CalderaMerit Award for Tucson Mountain RetreatCitation Award for... Read More

October 23, 2018

Several former and current CAPLA faculty won big at the 2018 AIA Western Mountain Region Design Awards: DUST (former Lecturer Cade Hayes and Assistant Professor of Practice Jesús Robles):Honor Award for Casa Caldera Merit Award for Tucson... Read More

October 23, 2018

Professor Nader Chalfoun, Lecturer Colby Moeller, and recent graduate Ivan Gaxilola (MS.Arch 2016) have published “Architectural Implementation of Vegetated Cover From Agriculture for Restoring Human Thermal Comfort and Mitigating the Urban... Read More

October 17, 2018

Assistant Professor Clare Robinson was elected in May 2018 to join the Board of the Architecture Research Centers Consortium (ARCC). ARCC is an international association of architectural research centers committed to the expansion of the... Read More

October 03, 2018

Associate Professor Lisa Schrenk authored “Design Evolution: Art Deco at the Century of Progress International Exposition,” one of five leading essays in the just released book Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America,... Read More

September 21, 2018

The Franklin House by HA | RU—SoA Lecturer Darci Hazelbaker and husband/partner Dale Rush—is featured on the cover of Texas Made/Texas Modern, a soon-to-be-released book by Helen Thompson and photographer Casey Dunn.The book investigates... Read More

September 19, 2018

CAPLA alumnus Ryan Meeks, AIA (B.Arch 2005) has been awarded the 2018 AIA Colorado Young Architect Award. Meeks has practiced architecture in Denver for nearly 11 years, following two years of work in New York. In his time in Denver, Meeks has... Read More

September 19, 2018

MS.Arch graduate (2016) and Ph.D. candidate Ivan Eladio Gaxiola Camacho was awarded the Herbert E. Carter Travel Award by the GIDP Administration Office and GIDP Advisory Council (GIDPAC). His application and abstract made a strong statement to the... Read More

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