News & Headlines
Oscar Lopez, CAPLA senior lecturer in architecture and founder of Tucson architecture firm s p a c e BUREAU, was one of only three architects nationwide to receive the 2021 Associates Award from the American Institute of Architects.
Dallas, Texas Turns to CAPLA Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Professor and ULI for Guidance Following Natural Disasters
Ladd Keith, assistant professor of planning and sustainable built environments, chaired the Urban Land Institute Advisory Services Panel that evaluated and made recommendations on rebuilding a Dallas neighborhood following a devastating tornado. Keith also provided insight into the recent Texas power grid failure.
Lecture Recap and Video: Altaf Engineer on Synergies between Research, Practice and Education in Health and the Built Environment
In this talk, CAPLA Assistant Professor of Architecture Altaf Engineer examines the transformational impact of health-related design research on real-world outcomes, architectural practice and education.
The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona is not hosting Camp Architecture this summer due to constraints around social distancing, campus facilities use and digital delivery of the camp experience.
New solar panels and a rooftop garden on the university's ENR2 building, a project headed by a team that includes Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Kirk Dimond and Professor of Landscape Architecture Margaret Livingston, not only generate electricity but also create unique environmental research opportunities.
CAPLA’s AIAS student chapter, cited for its “incredible level of effort and coordination of leadership,” has won the highest honor the national AIAS organization can bestow upon a chapter.
Online BS in Sustainable Built Environments and Master of Real Estate Development Programs Offered by Top-Ranked Arizona Online
Arizona Online, just ranked No. 7 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, offers two CAPLA sustainability-focused online degree programs: BS in Sustainable Built Environments and Master of Real Estate Development.
Research by Assistant Planning Professor Philip Stoker Provides Context for Deseret News Story on Housing Affordability and Other Challenges in ‘Gateway Communities’
In an examination of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Springdale, Utah, Deseret News asks: What to do when your small town is overrun by the rich? CAPLA Assistant Professor Philip Stoker’s research provides insight.
Eight third-year undergraduate architecture students in Design Studio III: Integrating Place win universal design awards for innovative, accessible mountainside projects.
Forbes Housing Affordability Story References Research by Urban Planning and Real Estate Development Professor Arthur C. Nelson
Research on “missing middle housing” conducted by CAPLA Professor Arthur C. Nelson forms the basis for analysis in a February 2021 Forbes magazine story on how innovation can help offset America’s lack of affordable housing.
Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes: CAPLA Associate Dean Barbara Bryson Publishes New Book on Leading in Architecture and Construction Industry
Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes: How Leadership, Collaboration and Decision-Making Drive Architecture and Construction demonstrates the critical importance of value-driven culture in the changing design and construction industries.
Lecture Recap and Video: Kristina Currans on Ubiquitously Incremental and Pernicious: The Dynamic Role of Parking Supply in Increasing Vehicle Use
In her research, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Kristina Currans explores the intersection between travel behavior and land development, between transportation planning and engineering.