Architecture

Altaf Engineer July 31, 2020

Improving Design Outcomes: Altaf Engineer, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Assistant Professor of Architecture Altaf Engineer, who joined CAPLA in 2017, has always felt a deep responsibility to apply his knowledge and skills to address critical health, social and environmental issues affecting humans worldwide.

Liz Madsen July 29, 2020

Staying Present in Design and Construction: Liz Madsen '20 M Arch

Liz Madsen, who is from Tucson, entered the Master of Architecture program after receiving undergraduate degrees in architectural studies and urban planning. She chose CAPLA in part because of the world-class Materials Lab.

Center for Innovation and Collaboration, by Logan Matos '21 B Arch July 23, 2020

Center for Innovation and Collaboration: Logan Matos '21 B Arch

Logan Matos's Center for Innovation and Collaboration serves as a hub for cross-disciplinary integration among the surrounding University of Arizona colleges by creating an environment that addresses collaborative needs for a variety of people.

South Stadium Rowhouse 1 July 16, 2020

South Stadium Rowhouse 1

Designed by Class of 2019 B Arch and M Arch students, constructed by Class of 2020 B Arch and M Arch students under the guidance of Professor of Architecture Mary Hardin and completed this summer, the South Stadium Rowhouse 1 is the first of five CAPLA Design/Build rowhouses.

Norton Avenue Remodel and Addition by Bill Mackey July 4, 2020

Norton Avenue Residential Remodel and Addition: Bill Mackey, Lecturer in Architecture

Bill Mackey’s Norton Avenue remodel and addition project is a 875-square-foot addition to an 800-square-foot bungalow built in 1927. In the addition, a series of spaces are made as small and functional as possible to allow for the creation of outdoor spaces.

Library, by Hui-Yen Yang July 3, 2020

Library: Hui-Yen Yang '22 M Arch

Hui-Yen Yang's Library is an interpretation of a contemporary library branch located in Tucson, Arizona, using an architectural language of intersecting and overlapping curvilinear walls.

A Flash of Green, by Kennedy Greyson Finn July 3, 2020

A Flash of Green: Kennedy Greyson Finn '20 B Arch

Located in New Orleans's central city, Kennedy Greyson Finn's A Flash of Green proposes a communal space for locals and tourists to come and enjoy what the city uniquely has to offer by incorporating the vernacular of New Orleans in a modern way.

The Floating City, by Kate Stuteville July 2, 2020

The Floating City: Kate Stuteville '18 B Arch

Narrated through speculative design, The Floating City by Kate Stuteveill tells the story of a future world dealing with rapidly rising sea levels and population growth, by proposing a new type of community that can inhabit a world we have yet to build upon: the water’s surface.

The Garcia Home, by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects July 2, 2020

Garcia Residence: Teresa Rosano, Assistant Professor of Practice in Architecture

The challenge for  the design team of Teresa Rosano and Luis Ibarra on the Garcia residence was to design a structure that would appear to grow out of the rocky desert hillside without dominating the landscape.

re-House Modern, by Damon Leverett June 30, 2020

re-House Modern: Damon Leverett, Senior Lecturer in Architecture

The research project re-House Modern by Damon Leverett is a  prefabricated modular housing  concept made of recycled HDPE plastic that is formed into individual building components.

Secrets of Sense, by Tasbeeh Alaqtum and Sara Ghaemi June 29, 2020

Secrets of Sense: Tasbeeh Alaqtum '20 MS Arch and Sara Ghaemi '20 MS Arch

Secrets of Sense, a project by MS Architecture students Tasbeeh Alaqtum and Sara Ghaemi, stimulates human senses to better appreciate the serenity and beauty of the Vulture Mountains Recreation Area in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Primer Hogar, by Humberto Lopez Villanueva June 27, 2020

Primer Hogar, Communal-Living Housing: Humberto Lopez Villanueva '20 M Arch

Humberto Lopez Villanueva's project, Primer Hogar, Communal-Living Housing, which is set near the U.S.-Mexico border, is developed with three different performance realms: cultural specificity, context mediation and fostering community.

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