Architecture

Daniel Vega Dec. 16, 2021

Protecting and Celebrating: Daniel Vega '21 BS SBE, '24 M Arch

Yaqui tribe member Daniel Vega, who is from Tucson, graduated from the BS in Sustainable Built Environments program in December 2021. Continuing his passion for sustainable design, he is taking advantage of the CAPLA Master of Architecture accelerated master’s program (AMP), which he will complete in 2024.

Local Nomad exterior Dec. 3, 2021

‘America’s Best Independent Design Shops’: Store Designed by CAPLA Senior Lecturer Oscar Lopez Showcased in Dwell

One of the four Southwestern U.S. design shops called out by Dwell magazine in “Step Inside America’s Best Independent Design Shops” is Phoenix, Arizona’s Local Nomad, designed by CAPLA Senior Lecturer in Architecture Oscar Lopez and fellow principal Mihir Bavishi of s p a c e BUREAU.

Waste heat transfer micro-cloud integration Dec. 1, 2021

What Materials Can Make Data Centers Sustainable? Architecture Professor Aletheia Ida Leads UArizona Students in Google and Microsoft Collaboration

Associate Professor of Architecture Aletheia Ida and UArizona students in architecture and biosystems engineering recently concluded a year-long, collaborative research and design project with the University of Washington and University of Pennsylvania funded by Google, with in-kind support from Microsoft.

2021 AIA Arizona Awards Gala Nov. 23, 2021

School of Architecture Faculty Receive Five AIA Arizona 2021 Design Awards

CAPLA School of Architecture faculty members Robert Miller, Brad Lang, Oscar Lopez and Claudia Kappl-Joy plus former faculty member Judith Chafee have been honored with annual design awards by the Arizona chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Librillo plan by Sam DeBartolo Nov. 18, 2021

Richärd Kennedy Fourth Year Prize Propels Bachelor of Architecture Students into Fifth and Final Year

The semester before their final year in UArizona’s five-year Bachelor of Architecture program, students have the opportunity to reflect on their learnings over their first four years and put their best work forward in an exhibition and portfolio competition: the Richärd Kennedy Fourth Year Prize, providing $10,000 in awards and scholarships.

Jonathan Bean on KOLD News 13 Nov. 16, 2021

Prize-winning E-ROBOT Technology Created by UArizona Architecture and Engineering Professors Showcased on Local CBS Affiliate

UArizona Assistant Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Built Environments Jonathan Bean and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Wolfgang Fink were featured in a recent news segment by Tucson, Arizona CBS affiliate KOLD News 13.

St. Foy in Conques Nov. 15, 2021

Lecture Recap and Video: Bissera Pentcheva on 'Image, Chant and Imagination at Ste. Foy in Conques'

Bissera Pentcheva, professor of art and art history at Stanford University, speaks on "Image, Chant and Imagination at Ste. Foy in Conques" for the 2021 Stahol Lecture. View the lecture recap and video from Pentcheva's November 12, 2021 presentation. 

Hagia Sophia Nov. 15, 2021

Lecture Recap and Video: Bissera Pentcheva on 'Eternal Victory: Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Vision of Empire'

Bissera Pentcheva, professor of art and art history at Stanford University, joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series and 2021 Stahl Lecture on the topic of "Eternal Victory: Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Vision of Empire." View the lecture recap and video from Pentcheva's November 8, 2021 presentation. 

Nov. 14, 2021

Lecture Video: Alan Ricks on 'Justice is Beauty'

Alan Ricks, founding principal and chief design officer, MASS Design Group, joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series on the topic of "Justice is Beauty." View the video from Rick's fascinating and inspiring October 27, 2021 presentation. 

Dan Heinfeld Nov. 12, 2021

No Building Left Behind: Dan Heinfeld ’75 B Arch

Though Dan Heinfeld knew from a young age that he wanted to become an architect, he couldn’t have known in eighth grade—when he wrote a class paper on the profession—that his career pursuit would not only change his life but also change the design industry itself. As president of LPA, he’s done just that.

Downtown Tucson viewed from Arizona Stadium Nov. 9, 2021

A Thriving Tucson Area Depends on a Secure Water Future

Assistant Professor of Architecture Courtney Crosson, Watershed Management Group's Catlow Shipek and Tucson Artisan Builders' Dante Archangeli pen editorial on local water sustainability for Arizona Daily Star.

Nov. 8, 2021

Lecture Recap and Video: Kirk Dimond on 'A Photovoltaic Green Roof'

Kirk Dimond, assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University of Arizona, joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series on the topic of "A Photovoltaic Green Roof." View the video from Dimond's October 22, 2021 presentation. 

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