Architizer Highlights Universal Design Projects by CAPLA Bachelor of Architecture Students

March 17, 2022
CAPLA 2021 Universal Design Prize Student Winners Showcased in Architizer
Bisbee, Arizona
To Intersect & Carve, by Freddy Arvizu

To Intersect & Carve, by Freddy Arvizu '24 B Arch.

“Winners of the 2nd Annual Universal Design Awards reveal how the next generation of designers are rethinking accessible architecture,” says Architizer in an article published on March 15, 2022.

The article highlights work produced by third-year University of Arizona undergraduate architecture students in a studio sponsored by Ascension Wheelchair Lifts. This is the second year of the sponsorship that provides technical insight as well as financial awards to students.

The student designs are set on a steeply sloped site in Bisbee, a historic mining town in Southeastern Arizona. Winning student designs highlighted in Architizer are:

  • Bisbee Mercado by Alexis Campion
  • Bisbee Art Center by Andy Demetriou
  • Apiledo Theatre Company by Brandon Willmon
  • Bisbee Sculpture Park & Museum by Ralph Mersiowsky
  • Light + Light + Performance by Tyler Newman
  • Culinary Arts Center by Eva Serbin
  • The Living Mural by Alyssa Fink
  • To Intersect & Carve by Freddy Arvizu

Read the full article on Architizer.

And learn more about the Fall 2021 Universal Design Prize and Fall 2020 Universal Design Prize studios sponsored by AGM and Ascension Wheelchair Lifts.


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