Building a changing world through exceptional teaching, research and service.

At the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, we are solving the grand challenges of the built environment.

With the Sonoran Desert as our laboratory—in courses offered on campus and online—students learn to plan, develop, design and build innovative places that endure.

CAPLA is comprised of the School of Architecture and School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, which together offer undergraduate degrees in architecture, design arts and practiceslandscape architecture and sustainable built environments; master's degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning; and graduate certificates in heritage conservation and real estate development. Additionally, the Drachman Institute fosters interdisciplinary research on the built environment while enhancing the student experience and supporting communities.

CAPLA 2022 Annual Report

2022 CAPLA Annual Report
CHANGE: An Active Verb at CAPLA

The last year has been transformational for the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, bringing new perspectives, challenges and opportunities. Learn more in our annual report:

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CAPLA by the Numbers

CAPLA is a dynamic community of diverse students, faculty, staff and alumni with a passion for building a changing world. Learn more about CAPLA by viewing some of our latest numbers—from our rankings to our programs to our community.


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