Architecture

Soft Infrastructure rendering, by Luyi Huang June 1, 2020

Soft Infrastructure: Luyi Huang '18 B Arch

Luyi Huang envisions a softer edge to the city of San Francisco, and her 2018 B Arch capstone project, Soft Infrastructure, explores extending infrastructure that can adjust to rising water levels in the Bay.

SunBlock Mixed Use Multifamily May 28, 2020

CAPLA Places Four Finalist Teams in Solar Decathlon Design Challenge, Including a Winner and Honorable Mention

For the third year in a row, at least one College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture student team was named a finalist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge—and this year a CAPLA team won its division.

WIAS Leadership May 26, 2020

Finding Hope in an Uncertain Future: CAPLA Students Host “Life After COVID-19” Virtual Career Panel

Students in CAPLA’s Women in Architecture Society hosted a panel of diverse faculty and alumni to help students respond to uncertainty in the architecture and design job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jenny Nguyen May 14, 2020

CAPLA Graduating Senior Jenny Nguyen One of Four Featured UArizona Graduates, Interviewed on Tucson ABC Affiliate

Jenny Nguyen '20 B Arch was selected as one of four featured University of Arizona graduating students among more than 11,000 graduates this semester.

The Levin Residence May 12, 2020

Levin Residence, Designed by CAPLA’s Teresa Rosano and Luis Ibarra, Showcased in The Guardian

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.

Ventana House May 7, 2020

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.

Mitchell Freedman April 17, 2020

Measuring Success and 'Paying It Backward': Mitchell Freedman ’80 B Arch

Forty years after his graduation from the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s undergraduate architecture program, Mitchell Freedman AIA ’80 B Arch remains in touch with the two faculty members who most influenced him and his work.

Eric Sterner April 14, 2020

Open to Encountering the Unknown: Eric Sterner '15 B Arch

Eric Sterner ’15 B Arch, a designer at Architekton, says, "My creativity is inspired by intangible moments and patterns—all rooted in observance. I believe these uncategorical and unplanned moments create points to reflect upon and later understand."

Jenny Nguyen April 10, 2020

Rooted in the Spirit of Place: Jenny Nguyen ’20 B Arch

Jenny Nguyen, a fifth-year architecture student whose parents immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam before she was born, shares her experience as a CAPLA student, with a particular focus on how heritage, family and work ethic play a role in academic excellence, even in this time of pandemic.

SLUG April 10, 2020

Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden (SLUG) at CITY High School

Designed by CAPLA Assistant Professor of Architecture Christopher Trumble and Washington University in St. Louis Associate Professor of Urban Design Linda Samuels and built with CAPLA students and others, CITY High School's Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden (SLUG) converted an unusable alleyway into a dynamic, multipurpose space.

Intubation box demonstration April 8, 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.

Tucson Mountains at sunset March 30, 2020

Are You from the West? Arizona In-State Tuition Pricing for Select CAPLA Master’s Programs Now Available

The University of Arizona Master of Architecture, MS Architecture, Master of Landscape Architecture and MS Urban Planning now participate in Western Regional Graduate Program pricing, offering a significant savings to students from qualifying states.

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