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Photographer silhouette April 13, 2020

Physically Distant / Socially Connected: A Photographic Competition for the CAPLA Community

The broad CAPLA community is invited to participate in a new photographic contest sponsored by PUENTE, the Hispanic student organization of CAPLA. Deadline is May 15, 2020.

Intubation box demonstration April 8, 2020

Paulus Musters Leads CAPLA Design Thinking (and Building) Efforts to Protect Healthcare Providers from COVID-19

As part of the Arizona Makers Fighting COVID-19 group, Materials Labs Manager Paulus Musters is using CAPLA facilities and tools such as laser cutters and 3D printers to create face shields, aerosol boxes and face mask frames to protect healthcare workers and first responders.

Landscape architecture site plan excerpt April 6, 2020

The University of Arizona Launches New Bachelor of Landscape Architecture to Meet Growing Demand for Landscape Architects

With CAPLA’s renowned faculty and facilities, the BLA provides a robust, studio-based curriculum for University of Arizona undergraduate students to become highly successful landscape architects.

Tucson Mountains at sunset March 30, 2020

Are You from the West? Arizona In-State Tuition Pricing for Select CAPLA Master’s Programs Now Available

The University of Arizona Master of Architecture, MS Architecture, Master of Landscape Architecture and MS Urban Planning now participate in Western Regional Graduate Program pricing, offering a significant savings to students from qualifying states.

MLA student project review March 27, 2020

CAPLA Master of Landscape Architecture Receives STEM Designation

STEM designation for the Master of Landscape Architecture acknowledges the innovative, technical nature of the graduate program while enabling eligible international students to extend their post-degree stay in the U.S.

UArizona's Wilma at UPC-Lima March 26, 2020

CAPLA Partners with UPC Lima to Launch Global Microcampus Program in Sustainable Built Environments

Classes convened for CAPLA’s first microcampus program on March 26, 2020, a unique marrying of UArizona’s BS in Sustainable Built Environments with UPC’s Bachelor of Architecture.

Person working from home with natural light March 25, 2020

Turning Your Home into a Healing Space

The way you lay out your physical environment can reduce stress and create calm, say Assistant Professor of Architecture Altaf Engineer and other researchers from the University of Arizona.

Lauri Macmillan Johnson March 20, 2020

School of Landscape Architecture and Planning Director Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine Article on Teaching Online

Lauri Macmillan Johnson, director of the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning and professor of landscape architecture, was featured in a Landscape Architecture Magazine article on how landscape architecture higher ed programs are managing the transition to online courses forced by the coronavirus pandemic.

Online teaching graphic March 17, 2020

CAPLA Faculty Lead Efforts to Move Design and Studio Courses Online

With all Arizona courses being taught fully online for the remainder of the semester, some faculty members are preparing for a first-time venture. CAPLA faculty quickly came up with a plan to give colleagues a virtual hand.

Christopher Domin March 11, 2020

Book by Architecture Professor Christopher Domin and Tucson Architect Kathryn McGuire Receives Broad Coverage

Powerhouse: The Life and Work of Judith Chafee was published in fall 2019 and continues to receive accolades and exposure in top architecture publications.

 

Students looking out across University of Arizona campus March 10, 2020

CAPLA Hosts Interactive Virtual Sessions on Building a Changing World: Leading through Influence

On February 17 and 18, 2020 CAPLA explored questions about leading through influence at two online, interactive events featuring the CAPLA Futures Council, DesignIntelligence President and CEO Dave Gilmore and CAPLA faculty.

Aletheia Ida March 6, 2020

Architecture Professor Aletheia Ida Awarded Public and Private Research Grants

Assistant Professor of Architecture Aletheia Ida has been awarded funding grants for her research on experimental materials and water interactions for building materials from the City of Tucson and Microsoft Datacenter Engineering.

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