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Architecture Mentoring Program Soars Thanks to Student Leadership

Architecture students reinvent mentorship matching process, increase freshman participation threefold.

Lighting in Tucker residence. Photo by Joe Fletcher.

Architecture Lecturer Featured in The New York Times for Residential Lighting and Interior Design Project

Claudia Kappl-Joy, lecturer in architecture, was featured for her lighting design and interior work in a January 28, 2020 article in The New York Times about a custom mountain home designed in 2014 and completed in 2019.

Judith Chafee Exhibition: Framing the Desert

In the Gallery | Judith Chafee: Framing the Desert

Associate Professor of Architecture Christopher Domin and Tucson Architect Kathryn McGuire Showcase the Work of Judith Chafee

CAPLA Faculty Make an Impact at TENWEST

Tucson’s TENWEST Impact Festival featured speakers, exhibitors, and entertainers from the Tucson community and beyond.

Michael Kothke’s Firm Picks Up Two Design Awards

Associate Professor of Practice Michael Kothke and his partner Kathy Hancox of HK Associates have won two 2019 AIA Southern Arizona Design Awards: the Interior Architecture Citation Award for Now or Never and the  2019 AIA Southern Arizona Home of the Year for Canyon House.

Affordable Housing Project Receives National Recognition

An innovative mixed-income housing development designed by an interdisciplinary team of CAPLA students was awarded Second Place/Honorable Mention in the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge.