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UArizona College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and Ascension Wheelchair Lifts Partner to Promote Universal Design
Architecture students in the CAPLA Integrations of Place Studio will learn about accessibility and universal design and have the opportunity to win $5,000 in prizes thanks to sponsorship by Ascension Wheelchair Lifts.
CAPLA Professor Arthur C. Nelson's recently published research undermines the classic "big promise" in homeownership: that a home, after it's paid off, can be sold for a retirement nest egg.
Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Practice and The Drachman Institute Director Barbara Bryson discusses the habits and processes that are destructive to the design industry in the 'This is DesignIntelligence' podcast.
Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Assistant Professor Ladd Keith was quoted in a recent Las Vegas Review-Journal article on urban heat islands and how heat and coronavirus bring a double threat to vulnerable populations.
CAPLA students are facing a critical moment—returning for the Fall 2020 semester without access to the technology they need to succeed. To help them bridge the gap, CAPLA launched the CAPLA Student Tech and Materials crowdfunding initiative at crowdfund.arizona.edu/caplatech
Urban Green Infrastructure Project Led by Landscape Architecture Professor Bo Yang Wins ASLA Honor Award for Research
Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning Professor Bo Yang has been awarded the prestigious Honor Award, Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects for the research project, "Particulate matter mitigation through urban green infrastructure: Research on optimization of block-scale green space."
Tucson Verde Para Todos: CAPLA Faculty and Landscape Architecture Students Engage South Tucson Community through Green Infrastructure
Tucson Verde para Todos aims to address injustices around green infrastructure by promoting a strategy to address inequities in green infrastructure funding, siting and implementation through collaborative, participatory community engagement, as at Star Academic High School.
Real Estate Development Lecturer James Brian Marian Facilitates Real Estate Research Council Meeting on COVID-19 Impact
Real Estate Development Lecturer James Brian Marian recently facilitated the Pima County Real Estate Research Council's first meeting on the impacts of COVID-19. The meeting's summary was published in the June 2020 issue of TREND Report.
Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Professor Ladd Keith Featured in 'Heat, Health and COVID-19' Podcast
Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Assistant Professor Ladd Keith was featured in a June 30, 2020 Vitalyst Spark podcast on "Heat, Health and COVID-19," with a particular focus on Arizona.
Michael Kothke, associate professor of practice in the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona, was featured in the inaugural episode of Tracing Architecture, a podcast that explores the layers of architecture as a profession and a passion.
Urban Planning Professor Arlie Adkins Discusses Sidewalk Deficiencies in Cities in Bloomberg CityLab Article
Arlie Adkins, assistant professor of urban planning, was quoted in a recent article on the critical role that good pedestrian infrastructure plays in city life appearing in Bloomberg CityLab.
CAPLA Research Scientist Adriana Zuniga Provides Insight on Climate Change for WalletHub’s ‘Best Beach Towns to Live In’
Adriana Zuniga, CAPLA and Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy assistant research scientist, notes how coastal communities may be severely impacted by climate change in the near future.