CAPLA Dean Nancy Pollock-Ellwand Elected to U.S. and International ICOMOS Organizations
CAPLA Dean Nancy Pollock-Ellwand has been elected to two prestigious organizations of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS): the Advisory Committee to ICOMOS and the Board of Trustees of World Heritage USA.
AIA Future Focused: CAPLA Senior Lecturer Damon Leverett on Empowering Students to Excel
In a new Future Focused video by the American Institute of Architects, CAPLA Senior Lecturer in Architecture and AIA Arizona President Damon Leverett discusses empowering the future of architecture through interactions with students. Watch the video.
UArizona Architecture Students Make Impact on – and are Impacted by – 2023 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
Two B.Arch student teams made the finals of this year's Solar Decathlon Design Challenge, while the Casa Verde team took third place in the Attached Housing Division. As much as we tout the students’ success, however, the more significant impact is on the students themselves.
CAPLA Real Estate Lecturer Provides Expert Insight for WalletHub on Home Improvement Loans
In WalletHub's evaluation of home improvement loans, the financial information resource turned to real estate experts like CAPLA's James Marian, lecturer in real estate development, for insight.
Celebrate the Class of 2023 at the CAPLA Convocation Showcase
Congratulations to our Class of 2023 B Arch, BLA, BS SBE, M Arch, MS Arch, MLA, MRED and MSUP students! View student pages, projects, awards, videos, the Convocation ceremony livestream and more on the dynamic CAPLA Convocation Showcase website.
Lecture Recap and Video: Lynne Peterson on 'Roadways for People: Building Safe, Just and Affordable Communities'
In this CAPLA Lecture Series lecture, Lynn Peterson draws from her personal experience and interviews with leaders to highlight new ways of building more inclusive communities through transportation engineering and urban planning.
How Cities Use Energy to Regulate Temperature—Just Like Mammals
A UArizona undergraduate working with CAPLA's Ladd Keith looked at cities as living things to investigate how human energy use changes with rising temperatures. Her research could help save lives from heat waves.
Architecture Lecturer Bill Mackey’s Book ‘Guess That Arroyo’ Sheds Playful Light on the Tucson Region Watershed
“Arroyos on the desert are magic,” writes CAPLA Lecturer in Architecture Bill Mackey in the introduction to his new bilingual book Guess That Arroyo: Tucson, developed in collaboration with the Watershed Management Group's River Run Network.
USGBC Senior Fellow Mark Ginsberg Inspires and Empowers the Next Generation of Green Designers, Practitioners and Leaders
University of Arizona graduate Mark Ginsberg has long been a leader in sustainable design, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Now he is helping students at CAPLA and UArizona to become the future visionaries the world needs to continue charting a more sustainable path.
Feature on Tucson Urban Food Forest in the Guardian Quotes Sustainable Built Environments Professor Ladd Keith
A March 21, 2023 feature on Tucson’s Dunbar/Spring neighborhood in The Guardian, “‘A living pantry’: how an urban food forest in Arizona became a model for climate action,” quotes CAPLA Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Ladd Keith.
CAPLA Architecture Professor of Practice Teresa Rosano Wins UArizona Five Star Faculty Award
Assistant Professor of Practice Teresa Rosano has won the prestigious Margaret M. Briehl and Dennis T. Ray Five Star Faculty Award for 2023, which recognizes excellence in teaching and mentoring and is the only university-wide award for faculty members that is determined by undergraduate students.
PlaceMakers and Strong Towns Turn to Arthur C. Nelson for Insight on How the Shifting 'Boomer Bulge' Impacts America’s Housing Market
Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development Arthur C. Nelson was recently featured in a two-part interview for PlaceMakers and in an article in Strong Towns, both focusing on how there may soon be too many homes for too few buyers and renters across the country.