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.
For the third year in a row, a University of Arizona student team led by CAPLA Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Bo Yang was selected as a winner in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge.
Christopher Trumble, who teamed with Washington University’s Linda Samuels, guided CAPLA students in the design and creation of SLUG, the Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden at Tucson’s CITY High School.
Professor of Architecture and Environmental Sciences Nader Chalfoun has been honored as an Arizona Champion.
This prestigious annual award goes to just one graduate student among the six National Institutes of Transportation and Communities member universities.
Two interdisciplinary teams of students developed innovative green infrastructure designs for a portion of the University of Arizona’s main campus that prioritized stormwater harvesting and flood mitigation.
The Assistant Professor of Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments has been honored with the Rising Star Award from the Urban Land Institute Advisory Services Panel Program.
The award-winning student team worked with communities in the Globe-Miami region of Arizona to craft a framework plan that focused on health, community, environment, connectivity, and economic growth.
As Tucson awaits the up-oming drop of hundreds of shared electric-scooters (or e-scooters) on our streets, one CAPLA student investigates how local agencies regulate these third-party companies to encourage safe, equitable, and responsible operation.
An innovative mixed-income housing development designed by an interdisciplinary team of CAPLA students was awarded 2nd Place/Honorable Mention in the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge.
For the second year in a row, two of the six winning teams in the EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge were from Bo Yang's third year master of landscape architecture design studio.