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May 16, 2019

Affordable Housing Project Receives National Recognition

An innovative mixed-income housing development designed by an interdisciplinary team of CAPLA students was awarded 2nd Place/Honorable Mention in the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge.

Students conduct a soil percolation test April 23, 2019

CAPLA Receives Top Spots in 2018 EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

For the second year in a row, two of the six winning teams in the EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge were from Bo Yang's third year master of landscape architecture design studio.

Dec. 7, 2018

MLA Students Receive Award for Water Harvesting Design

Three student teams created innovative green infrastructure designs for a portion of the University of Arizona’s main campus that prioritized stormwater harvesting and flood mitigation.

April 27, 2018

CAPLA students receive national awards in the 2017 EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge

Two of the six winning teams in the 2017 EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge were from Bo Yang's third year master of landscape architecture design studio.

Oct. 27, 2017

CAPLA Students Develop Award-winning Complete Streets Framework

A team of eight CAPLA students worked with Living Streets Alliance and the City of Tucson to provide a framework for development of a Complete Streets Policy that will support safe, equitable, and healthy streets that encourage economic growth within districts throughout the city.

Planning students Oct. 16, 2017

MS Planning Students Make Professional Connections through Internships

Students in CAPLA's MS Planning program share stories of their recent internship experiences at a variety of places, from government agencies to private firms, in Tucson and halfway across the country.

Phillip Stoker April 27, 2017

Philip Stoker Published in Science of the Total Environment

Philip Stoker, assistant professor of landscape architecture and planning, published an article in Science of the Total Environment: "Determinants of single family residential water use across scales in four western US cities."

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