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University of Arizona and Star Academic High School students at work on green infrastructure July 25, 2020

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.

Downtown Tucson July 24, 2020

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.

Boy with face mask July 9, 2020

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.

Tracing Architecture June 23, 2020

Architecture Professor of Practice Michael Kothke Featured in New Tracing Architecture Podcast

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.

Where the sidewalk ends... June 22, 2020

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.

Aerial view of beach June 18, 2020

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.

View of CAPLA gridshell from interior, looking up June 17, 2020

Cross-Disciplinary Research to Reshape the Built Environment: DesignIntelligence Interviews Research Associate Dean Barbara Bryson

Barbara Bryson was interviewed this spring in DesignIntelligence in a wide-ranging conversation about research, UArizona’s RESTRUCT research symposium and “how design, construction and ownership communities can use research to build for the future.”

House for Sale sign June 9, 2020

Q&A with Real Estate Development Professor Gary Pivo: Should You Buy or Sell a House During the Pandemic?

Professor of Real Estate Development and Urban Planning Gary Pivo discusses COVID-19's impact on the housing market and what it could mean for prospective home buyers or sellers.

Stockholm, Sweden waterfront in evening June 5, 2020

Architecture Lecturer Claudia Kappl-Joy Shares Stories of Lighting Design and More in New 'Plugged In' Conversation Series

In a wide-ranging, in-depth video, Claudia Kappl-Joy, lecturer of architecture, is interviewed by The Adelaie Project for its new Plugged In series.

Blurred person with hot sun June 3, 2020

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.

SunBlock Mixed Use Multifamily May 28, 2020

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.

WIAS Leadership May 26, 2020

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.

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