Extreme Heat and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Heat Health Information Network Launches Comprehensive Online Resource
CAPLA Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Ladd Keith contributes urban planning and local governance information to resource that focuses on managing the health risks of extreme heat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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, 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.
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.
Planning Professor Arthur C. Nelson Shares Analysis and Lessons from Development around Tucson’s Sun Link Modern Streetcar
Professor of Planning and Urban Design Arthur C. Nelson teamed with doctoral student Robert Hibberd and MRED and MS Urban Planning students to conduct research highlighted recently in TREND Report.
CAPLA Heritage Conservation Project Director Guides Urban Planning Graduates and Neighbors in Creating a Cultural Asset App for Tucson
Each year Helen Erickson brings together graduate students in her preservation planning course with neighborhood residents on a project designed to benefit the community. This year they created the Tucson Community Treasures app.
The broad CAPLA community is invited to participate in a new photographic contest sponsored by PUENTE, the Hispanic student organization of CAPLA. Deadline is May 15, 2020.
Providing Authentic Learning Experiences | Bo Yang, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
“Providing authentic learning opportunities and experiences to students when working with low-income and underserved communities is the most fulfilling part of my service work.”
Classes convened for CAPLA’s first microcampus program on March 26, 2020, a unique marrying of UArizona’s BS in Sustainable Built Environments with UPC’s Bachelor of Architecture.
The way you lay out your physical environment can reduce stress and create calm, say Assistant Professor of Architecture Altaf Engineer and other researchers from the University of Arizona.
School of Landscape Architecture and Planning Director Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine Article on Teaching Online
Lauri Macmillan Johnson, director of the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning and professor of landscape architecture, was featured in a Landscape Architecture Magazine article on how landscape architecture higher ed programs are managing the transition to online courses forced by the coronavirus pandemic.