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CAPLA’s AIAS student chapter, cited for its “incredible level of effort and coordination of leadership,” has won the highest honor the national AIAS organization can bestow upon a chapter.
Online BS in Sustainable Built Environments and Master of Real Estate Development Programs Offered by Top-Ranked Arizona Online
Arizona Online, just ranked No. 7 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, offers two CAPLA sustainability-focused online degree programs: BS in Sustainable Built Environments and Master of Real Estate Development.
Research by Assistant Planning Professor Philip Stoker Provides Context for Deseret News Story on Housing Affordability and Other Challenges in ‘Gateway Communities’
In an examination of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Springdale, Utah, Deseret News asks: What to do when your small town is overrun by the rich? CAPLA Assistant Professor Philip Stoker’s research provides insight.
Eight third-year undergraduate architecture students in Design Studio III: Integrating Place win universal design awards for innovative, accessible mountainside projects.
Forbes Housing Affordability Story References Research by Urban Planning and Real Estate Development Professor Arthur C. Nelson
Research on “missing middle housing” conducted by CAPLA Professor Arthur C. Nelson forms the basis for analysis in a February 2021 Forbes magazine story on how innovation can help offset America’s lack of affordable housing.
Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes: CAPLA Associate Dean Barbara Bryson Publishes New Book on Leading in Architecture and Construction Industry
Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes: How Leadership, Collaboration and Decision-Making Drive Architecture and Construction demonstrates the critical importance of value-driven culture in the changing design and construction industries.
Lecture Recap and Video: Kristina Currans on Ubiquitously Incremental and Pernicious: The Dynamic Role of Parking Supply in Increasing Vehicle Use
In her research, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Kristina Currans explores the intersection between travel behavior and land development, between transportation planning and engineering.
The Tucson chapter is sponsoring annual CREW Network membership for CAPLA graduate student Ella Jung, an MRED student who was offered the paid membership in recognition of her success early in the master's program.
CAPLA Architecture Associate Professor Laura Hollengreen Leads Humanities Seminar on ‘Localizing the Sacred’
In March and April 2021, Laura Hollengreen will lead an online UArizona humanities seminar that examines four sacred sites—Qalʿat Simʿān, Constantinople, Conques and Chartres—to find evolving concepts of sanctity and forms of cultic practice in medieval sociopolitical context.
Architecture Undergraduates Team with City of Tucson to Design Proposition-Funded ‘Bicycle Boulevards’
In a course taught by Assistant Professor of Architecture Courtney Crosson, Bachelor of Architecture students worked with the city and neighborhood associations to create six innovative designs that focus on “complete streets” and green stormwater infrastructure for roadways in midtown Tucson.
In the summer of 2020, CAPLA was charged by alumni, students, faculty and staff to take urgent, college-wide action on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Two outcomes of our action are the new CAPLA EDI website and EDI and the built environment bibliography.
Research by Architecture Professor Courtney Crosson Shows that Neighborhood Farms Could be the Answer to Tucson's 'Food Deserts'
A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of Architecture Courtney Crosson makes a strong case that even in arid climates, urban farms can help neighborhoods get the nutritious food they need if the farms are irrigated in a sustainable way.