Minor in Architecture History and Theory

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The Minor in Architecture History and Theory is designed for those students who are interested in preservation, who are studying to receive an advanced degree in art or architectural history, or are interested in history and/or theory and would like to have this core area of study reflected in their transcripts. See the full curriculum.

 

From The Studio
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Turning Your Home into a Healing Space

The way you lay out your physical environment can reduce stress and create calm, say Assistant Professor of Architecture Altaf Engineer and other researchers from the University of Arizona.

Brooke Sands

Curiosity Becomes Passion | Brooke Sands ’22 B. Arch

Chicago native Brooke Sands, now halfway through the five-year CAPLA undergraduate architecture program, offers insight into the challenges and passions of studying architecture.

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CAPLA Faculty Lead Efforts to Move Design and Studio Courses Online

With all Arizona courses being taught fully online for the remainder of the semester, some faculty members are preparing for a first-time venture. CAPLA faculty quickly came up with a plan to give colleagues a virtual hand.

Christopher Domin

Book by Architecture Professor Christopher Domin and Tucson Architect Kathryn McGuire Receives Broad Coverage

Powerhouse: The Life and Work of Judith Chafee was published in fall 2019 and continues to receive accolades and exposure in top architecture publications.

 

Aletheia Ida

Architecture Professor Aletheia Ida Awarded Public and Private Research Grants

Assistant Professor of Architecture Aletheia Ida has been awarded funding grants for her research on experimental materials and water interactions for building materials from the City of Tucson and Microsoft Datacenter Engineering.

Lisa Schrenk

CAPLA Architectural History Professor Opens Women in Architecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus in the U.S. Exhibition in Phoenix

The Women in Architecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus in the United States exhibition curated by Lisa Schrenk is on display in the Gallery of the Arizona chapter office of the American Institute of Architects in Phoenix through March 12.

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Our faculty practice what they teach! 60% of our faculty are registered architects and over half also work in professional practice.

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