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With the Sonoran Desert as your laboratory, learn to plan, design and build innovative places that endure.
 

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Bachelor of Architecture

CAPLA's highly ranked Bachelor of Architecture is an accredited five-year degree that prepares students for professional registration and practice in the field of architecture and design.
 

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A Leading College

CAPLA is a leader in built environment innovation within a Research I institution. We excel in teaching, research and service in a transformational learning environment.

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Architecture

In the School of Architecture, we offer accredited undergraduate (B Arch) and graduate (M Arch) degrees, plus the MS Arch for those seeking a research focus.

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Most Admired Undergraduate Architecture School (Public)
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Landscape Architecture & Planning

Programs in sustainable built environments, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning.

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Undergraduate

Develop the skills you need to succeed in a sustainable world with a degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Sustainable Built Environments.

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Master's Programs

Take your career to the next level with a master's degree in one of four disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning.

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Latest News, projects and profiles

Elena Cánovas

Building a Common Vision: Elena Cánovas, Professor of Practice in Architecture

Professor of Practice in Architecture Elena Cánovas, who came to CAPLA in 2017 from Barcelona, views service as "being a part of a community that works together to build a common vision. This is a fundamental role of architects in society.”

Lecture Series Recap and Video: Tamika L. Butler on the Practice of Equitable Planning

Tamika L. Butler focuses on shining a light on inequality, inequity and social justice. In this CAPLA lecture, she challenges the audience of students, academics and urban planning professionals to consider the equitability and impact their planning decisions have on marginalized communities.

Anisa Hermosillo

Pursuing 'Agritecture': Anisa Hermosillo '22 B Arch

Anisa Hermosillo, who was born and raised in Tucson, nearly chose another architecture program out of state. She quickly realized that staying home to study architecture at UArizona was the right decision.


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