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Chris Nelson speaks from behind a podium in the Sundt Gallery Feb. 14, 2020

Planning Professor’s Efforts on Leaving a Legacy Showcased by the APA Foundation

Arthur C. Nelson, professor of planning and real estate development, is featured in the American Planning Association Foundation’s 2019 Year in Review for his work on two endeavors: FutureShape and scholarship endowments.

AIAS mentors Feb. 13, 2020

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. Feb. 3, 2020

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.

Ladd Keith and Doug Parsons talk during America Adapts Podcast Jan. 30, 2020

Planning Professor Ladd Keith Discusses Extreme Heat and Climate Change on America Adapts Podcast

Assistant Professor of Planning Ladd Keith was featured on America Adapts: The Climate Change Podcast.

Judith Chafee Exhibition: Framing the Desert Jan. 27, 2020

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

Jan. 16, 2020

Planned Gift Honors Former CAPLA Dean

David and Lauren Moore have established three endowed scholarships named for Chuck Albanese, who was formerly dean of CAPLA.

Oct. 18, 2019

CAPLA Faculty Make an Impact at TENWEST

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

Oct. 10, 2019

Ladd Keith Receives Urban Land Institute Award

The Assistant Professor of Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments has been honored with the Rising Star Award from the Urban Land Institute Advisory Services Panel Program.

Sept. 30, 2019

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.

Sept. 20, 2019

Pocket Parks on Park(ing) Day 2019

MLA students in the American Society of Landscape Architects Student Chapter designed and installed a colorful pocket park for Park(ing) Day 2019.

May 16, 2019

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.

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