Physically Distant / Socially Connected: A Photographic Competition for the CAPLA Community

April 13, 2020

PUENTE, the organization of Hispanic students at the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, is calling on the CAPLA community to use our creative resources and techniques for the purpose of connecting our community through a photographic competition.

Contest Themes

  • Our work today (the current conditions of how our work is emerging)
  • Passage of time (who am I now?)
  • Outside space / inside space (the vast, the close)

Who Can Enter?

Members of the CAPLA community worldwide: students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends.

How to Enter

Upload your photograph(s) on Instagram using one or both of the following hashtags:

  • #caplaphysicallydistant
  • #caplasociallyconnected

Format of Photography and Number of Entries

Images must be made following the formats 1 or 2:

  1. Square (aspect ratio 1:1)
  2. Landscape (aspect ratio 1:2 or 1:3 or 1:4)

Original photographs may be analog or digital, black and white or color. A limit of four photos per theme.


May 15, 2020 at midnight


A group of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Real Estate and Sustainable Built Environment students and judges from different CAPLA organizations will select winners.

First-, second- and third-place winners plus several honorable mentions will be featured in our social media and a downloadable e-book. Booklet to be released in September 2020.

Contact Information

Photo by Alecks Torres.




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.

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