Architecture

Underwood Garden Nov. 30, 2020

Architecture Lecturer Oscar Lopez on His Favorite Place in Southern Arizona: The Underwood Garden

This fall, Arizona Daily Star and Arizona Illustrated ran an eight-part series on "Favorite Places," featuring local architects speaking thoughtfully and personally about a favorite building, place or space in Southern Arizona. Recently, Oscar Lopez shared his favorite place: the Underwood Garden at CAPLA.

Sara Ghaemi Nov. 19, 2020

MS Architecture Student Sara Ghaemi Wins Tech Launch Arizona Student Innovation Challenge Funding

Sara Ghaemi’s Algae Heat-Sink and Air Purifier is an algae-based biosystem integrated into furniture that is capable of heating, cooling and purifying indoor air.

Rafael Taiar Nov. 18, 2020

Taking on New Challenges: Rafael Taiar ’22 B Arch

Bachelor of Architecture student Rafael Taiar, who is from the small city of Vinhedo in São Paulo, Brazil, came to CAPLA for what he knew would be a challenging and rewarding experience.

Congress Center (Expo 2017): Tim Winstanley '13 M Arch, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Nov. 12, 2020

Congress Center (Expo 2017): Tim Winstanley '13 M Arch, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Congress Center is a 45,000-square-meter cultural anchor within the Expo 2017 development and master plan of Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The guiding silhouette profiles are abstractions of the golden eagle in flight.

Ablitt Tower, by Jeff Shelton Architect Nov. 12, 2020

Ablitt Tower: Jeff Shelton '83 B Arch, Jeff Shelton Architect

The four-story Ablitt Tower, completed in 2006 by Jeff Shelton Architect, has a 19’ x 19’ footprint with a ground floor garage, a fifth-floor roof deck and a bedroom, kitchen and lounge on the floors between.

Verve Coffee Roasters, by Fuse Architects + Builders Nov. 12, 2020

Verve Coffee Roasters: Dan Gomez '98 B Arch and Dan Townsend '98 B Arch, Fuse Architects + Builders

The designs by Fuse Architects + Builders for Verve Coffee Roasters in Santa Cruz, California are raw and bold, showcasing how important details are. This matches how Verve feels about their coffee.

Exquisite Textures, by Bernbaum/Magadini Architects Nov. 12, 2020

Exquisite Textures: Bruce Bernbaum '79 B Arch and Tricy Magadini '78 B Arch, Bernbaum/Magadini Architects

In this custom residence by Bernbaum/Magadini Architects, spacious glass walls open wide to welcome essential elements, artfully flowing through a seamless space that captures the tranquility of life through an innovative melding of brilliant blue skies, natural light, flowing water and lush greenery.

Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility + Windjammer Waterfront Park, by GreenWorks Nov. 12, 2020

Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility + Windjammer Waterfront Park: Gill Williams '92 BLA, GreenWorks, PC

GreenWorks’s work in Oak Harbor, Washington began with the renovation of the Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility and included the Windjammer Park Integration Plan, a long-term plan that integrates existing and new program elements into this 28.5-acre waterfront park.

Sam Maloof residence and workshop being moved Nov. 11, 2020

Moving Sam Maloof: Saving an American Woodworking Legend's Home and Workshops: Ann Kovara '81 B Arch

Ann Kovara '81 B Arch details the move of the Sam Maloof historic residence, woodworking studio, guesthouse and 20 major trees to a new site three miles away, as well as the new property’s reconstruction to the National Register of Historic Places standards.

Lydia Roberts Nov. 9, 2020

Making a Happier and Healthier Environment: Lydia Roberts '22 B Arch

CAPLA student ambassador Lydia Roberts came to the Bachelor of Architecture program at the University of Arizona from Sierra Vista, Arizona, but has family across the globe.

Teresa Rosano Nov. 5, 2020

Architecture Professor of Practice Teresa Rosano Talks Building Accessibility and Inclusivity in New Interview

Teresa Rosano was interviewed on October 28, 2020 by the team at Ascension Wheelchair Lifts. Rosano, who is guiding a universal design studio for third-year B Arch students that is funded in part by Ascension and its parent company AGM, discusses the future of accessibility in architectural design and more.

Nov. 2, 2020

Lecture Recap and Video: Beth M Weinstein on Rendering Sensible (In)Visibilities Around Architectures of Internment

Beth M Weinstein is associate professor at the University of Arizona and an architect moving between architectural, art and performance practices. Her lecture is titled "Rending Sensible (In)Visibilities Around Architectures of Internment."

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