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Extreme Heat and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Heat Health Information Network Launches Comprehensive Online Resource

CAPLA Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Ladd Keith contributes urban planning and local governance information to resource that focuses on managing the health risks of extreme heat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CAPLA Places Four Finalist Teams in Solar Decathlon Design Challenge, Including a Winner and Honorable Mention

For the third year in a row, at least one College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture student team was named a finalist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge—and this year a CAPLA team won its division.

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Finding Hope in an Uncertain Future: CAPLA Students Host “Life After COVID-19” Virtual Career Panel

Students in CAPLA’s Women in Architecture Society hosted a panel of diverse faculty and alumni to help students respond to uncertainty in the architecture and design job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Mario Nuño-Whelan '20 MLA

Mario Nuño-Whelan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Peru before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

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CAPLA Lecturer James Brian Marian Provides Insight on Commercial Real Estate Trends in CommercialCafe Interview

Adjunct Lecturer in Real Estate Development James Marian was interviewed for an article in CommercialCafe, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate blogs.

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Now Live! The CAPLA Class of 2020 Convocation Showcase

The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture Class of 2020 Convocation Showcase, celebrating our esteemed graduates as well as their work and awards, with messages by class representatives, college leadership, faculty and staff, is now live.

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CAPLA Graduating Senior Jenny Nguyen One of Four Featured UArizona Graduates, Interviewed on Tucson ABC Affiliate

Jenny Nguyen '20 B Arch was selected as one of four featured University of Arizona graduating students among more than 11,000 graduates this semester.

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Levin Residence, Designed by CAPLA’s Teresa Rosano and Luis Ibarra, Showcased in The Guardian

The award-winning Levin Residence in Marana, Arizona is featured with two other homes from Arizona and one home from Spain in The Guardian’s “Framing the horizon: dwellings that blend with the desert” feature.

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Launching May 15: The CAPLA Class of 2020 Convocation Showcase!

The countdown is on! On Friday, May 15, 2020, the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will launch the CAPLA Convocation Showcase, celebrating the Class of 2020 graduates as well as their work and awards.

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Ventana House, Designed by Associate Professor of Practice Michael Kothke and His Firm HK Associates, Featured in Wallpaper* Magazine

The renowned magazine's spread of the newly completed Ventana House by HK Associates in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson includes stunning photography of the custom home.

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Is Tucson’s Water Secure? CAPLA Researchers Compare the Old Pueblo with Cities in Mexico and Argentina to Find Out

CAPLA researchers Adriana Zuniga-Teran and Philip Stoker partner with researchers from UArizona, Hermosillo, Mexico and Mendoza, Argentina to explore urban water security in the arid Americas.

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How COVID-19 Can Drive Innovation in Higher Ed: CAPLA Associate Dean of Research Barbara Bryson Pens DesignIntelligence Editorial

Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Practice and The Drachman Institute Director Barbara Bryson challenges design school academic leaders in a call to create opportunity from crises.

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