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.
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.
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."
Professor of Practice in Architecture Elena Cánovas, who came to CAPLA in 2017 from Barcelona, views service as "being a part of a community that works together to build a common vision. This is a fundamental role of architects in society.”
Anisa Hermosillo, who was born and raised in Tucson, nearly chose another architecture program out of state. She quickly realized that staying home to study architecture at UArizona was the right decision.
Kiel Moe is practicing architect and the Gerald Sheff Professor of Architecture at McGill University. He joined CAPLA for a virtual lecture titled "Architecture, Ecology and Appearance." Watch the lecture.
A new rowhouse, designed and built by undergraduate students as part of CAPLA Design/Build, proved to be the "perfect fit" for a student EMS team. The rowhouse, which is the first of several under design and construction, opened in Summer 2020.
Orianna Zimmerer's Healing Architecture is a center for rehabilitation of addicts located at the Lafayette Park area in Detroit, Michigan. The project follows principles that focus on the relationship between quality design and patient recovery, including easy-to-navigate paths, daylight, privacy and views of nature.
Equitable Green Infrastructure Research Led by Architecture Assistant Professor Courtney Crosson Featured in ScienceDaily
Research exploring the potential of green infrastructure for mitigating flood impacts, particularly related to the mobility of low-income and minority communities, was published in a National Institute for Transportation and Communities report led by Courtney Crosson and featured in ScienceDaily.
Alec Kelly-Jones, who came to UArizona from Sydney, Australia, to play rugby, discusses his passion for sustainability and his move from the BS Sustainable Built Environments to the Master of Architecture and the challenges and rewards of the M Arch program.
Athena Myers, who is from Tucson, entered the M Arch program after receiving her undergraduate degree in design studies. Prior to joining CAPLA, she spent a year in Portland, Oregon, before moving back to Tucson where she worked as a manager in an advertising agency.
Lafayette Healing and Wellness Center is a medical facility designed by Afshan Behnamghader in Detroit, Michigan. The design of the facility follows a set of performance criteria proven to have a positive effect on improving human wellbeing in space.