Awards

Oct. 10, 2019

Ladd Keith Receives Urban Land Institute Award

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.

Oct. 2, 2019

Urban Planning Students Win State Award

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.

Sept. 30, 2019

Michael Kothke’s Firm Picks Up Two Design Awards

Associate Professor of Practice Michael Kothke and his partner Kathy Hancox of HK Associates have won two 2019 AIA Southern Arizona Design Awards: the Interior Architecture Citation Award for Now or Never and the  2019 AIA Southern Arizona Home of the Year for Canyon House.

Sept. 3, 2019

Planning Student Selected as 2020 ADOT/TRB Minority Fellow

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.

May 16, 2019

Affordable Housing Project Receives National Recognition

An innovative mixed-income housing development designed by an interdisciplinary team of CAPLA students was awarded Second Place/Honorable Mention in the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge.

Students conduct a soil percolation test April 23, 2019

CAPLA Receives Top Spots in 2018 EPA Campus RainWorks 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.

Dec. 7, 2018

MLA Students Receive Award for Water Harvesting Design

Three student teams created innovative green infrastructure designs for a portion of the University of Arizona’s main campus that prioritized stormwater harvesting and flood mitigation.

April 27, 2018

CAPLA students receive national awards in the 2017 EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge

Two of the six winning teams in the 2017 EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge were from Bo Yang's third year master of landscape architecture design studio.

Oct. 27, 2017

CAPLA Students Develop Award-winning Complete Streets Framework

A team of eight CAPLA students worked with Living Streets Alliance and the City of Tucson to provide a framework for development of a Complete Streets Policy that will support safe, equitable, and healthy streets that encourage economic growth within districts throughout the city.

Elizabeth "Liba" Wheat March 23, 2017

Elizabeth “Liba” Wheat Memorial Prize Endowment

This Fund will recognize a student or group of students whose work demonstrates the values inherent in Elizabeth (“Liba”) Wheat’s professional work in projects completed during their second or third year in the Master of Landscape Architecture program.

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