The Ephemeral Essence of Plant + Place, a habitat garden designed for a community park by Krista Planinac '23 MLA, has been selected for the AzASLA Student Award of Excellence, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement.
The Heat Is On This Summer: CAPLA’s Ladd Keith Provides Expert Insight for Sierra Club, Vox, Global Heat Health Information Network and Others
As a leading expert on the impacts of extreme heat on communities, Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Ladd Keith is providing new insight for a variety of publications and media outlets this summer.
Bo Yang, an award-winning professor of landscape architecture and urban planning and associate dean for research in CAPLA, has been named an ASLA Fellow for his "exceptional contributions to the landscape architecture profession and society at large."
In its Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, 7th Edition, Planetizen has ranked the University of Arizona’s Master of Science in Urban Planning (MSUP) as the nation’s #5 top public program without a Ph.D. (#9 overall).
Associate Professor Laura Hollengreen Wins Taubeneck Superior Teaching Award for ‘Localizing the Sacred’ Humanities Seminar
Laura Hollengreen, associate dean for academic affairs at CAPLA, has been awarded the Ted and Shirley Taubeneck Superior Teaching Award for her Humanities Seminar Program course, Localizing the Sacred: Medieval Christian Architecture and Art. The annual award is based solely on student evaluations.
Sonoran Birds and Climate Change: UArizona Landscape Architecture Students Work with Community to Design Urban Bird Habitats
In a collaborative effort between students in CAPLA’s Master of Landscape Architecture program and key community organizations, the recent Sonoran Birds + Climate Change studio led by Mackenzie Waller took on the task of reimagining a small neighborhood park in Tucson.
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.
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.
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.
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.