News & Headlines
The award-winning Levin Residence in Marana, Arizona is featured with two other homes from Arizona and one home from Spain in The Guardian’s “Framing the horizon: dwellings that blend with the desert” feature.
The countdown is on! On Friday, May 15, 2020, the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will launch the CAPLA Convocation Showcase, celebrating the Class of 2020 graduates as well as their work and awards.
Ventana House, Designed by Associate Professor of Practice Michael Kothke and His Firm HK Associates, Featured in Wallpaper* Magazine
The renowned magazine's spread of the newly completed Ventana House by HK Associates in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson includes stunning photography of the custom home.
Is Tucson’s Water Secure? CAPLA Researchers Compare the Old Pueblo with Cities in Mexico and Argentina to Find Out
CAPLA researchers Adriana Zuniga-Teran and Philip Stoker partner with researchers from UArizona, Hermosillo, Mexico and Mendoza, Argentina to explore urban water security in the arid Americas.
How COVID-19 Can Drive Innovation in Higher Ed: CAPLA Associate Dean of Research Barbara Bryson Pens DesignIntelligence Editorial
Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Practice and The Drachman Institute Director Barbara Bryson challenges design school academic leaders in a call to create opportunity from crises.
For the third year in a row, a University of Arizona student team led by CAPLA Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Bo Yang was selected as a winner in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge.
Planning Professor Arthur C. Nelson Shares Analysis and Lessons from Development around Tucson’s Sun Link Modern Streetcar
Professor of Planning and Urban Design Arthur C. Nelson teamed with doctoral student Robert Hibberd and MRED and MS Urban Planning students to conduct research highlighted recently in TREND Report.
First-Year Master of Landscape Architecture Students Find Inspiration and Delight Exploring Southern California
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Kirk Dimond leads MLA students on a weeklong excursion of significant urban landscapes, spaces and design firms in Los Angeles and San Diego.
CAPLA Heritage Conservation Project Director Guides Urban Planning Graduates and Neighbors in Creating a Cultural Asset App for Tucson
Each year Helen Erickson brings together graduate students in her preservation planning course with neighborhood residents on a project designed to benefit the community. This year they created the Tucson Community Treasures app.
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.
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.
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.