Faculty Work

House of Transparency Aug. 6, 2020

House of Transparency: Damon Leverett, Senior Lecturer in Architecture

The House of Transparency by Damon Leverett is the competition entry for the 1997 design competition conducted by Transparency International. The building serves as an exhibition, meeting and contemplation space.

Illustration of city with green infrastructure July 28, 2020

Urban Green Infrastructure Project Led by Landscape Architecture Professor Bo Yang Wins ASLA Honor Award for Research

Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning Professor Bo Yang has been awarded the prestigious Honor Award, Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects for the research project, "Particulate matter mitigation through urban green infrastructure: Research on optimization of block-scale green space."

University of Arizona and Star Academic High School students at work on green infrastructure July 25, 2020

Tucson Verde Para Todos: CAPLA Faculty and Landscape Architecture Students Engage South Tucson Community through Green Infrastructure

Tucson Verde para Todos aims to address injustices around green infrastructure by promoting a strategy to address inequities in green infrastructure funding, siting and implementation through collaborative, participatory community engagement, as at Star Academic High School.

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.

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.

Worker Transit Authority, by Bill Mackey June 17, 2020

Worker Transit Authority: Bill Mackey, Lecturer in Architecture

Bill Mackey’s Worker Transit Authority is a display of mock planning projects created by a mock planning authority. The Worker Transit Authority asks the community, "How do you move through the city?"

SLUG April 10, 2020

Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden (SLUG) at CITY High School

Designed by CAPLA Assistant Professor of Architecture Christopher Trumble and Washington University in St. Louis Associate Professor of Urban Design Linda Samuels and built with CAPLA students and others, CITY High School's Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden (SLUG) converted an unusable alleyway into a dynamic, multipurpose space.

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