Projects

The Floating City, by Kate Stuteville July 2, 2020

The Floating City: Kate Stuteville '18 B Arch

Narrated through speculative design, The Floating City by Kate Stuteveill tells the story of a future world dealing with rapidly rising sea levels and population growth, by proposing a new type of community that can inhabit a world we have yet to build upon: the water’s surface.

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.

El Camino Verde, by MLA students July 1, 2020

El Camino Verde: Emily Lorenz, Heather Schmidt, Irene Pineda, Austin Young and Jordan Lawson MLA

El Camino Verde is a project by Master of Landscape Architecture students Emily Lorenz, Heather Schmidt, Irene Pineda, Austin Young, and Jordan Lawson that creates solutions for addressing the hottest land plot in Tucson, Arizona.

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.

Secrets of Sense, by Tasbeeh Alaqtum and Sara Ghaemi June 29, 2020

Secrets of Sense: Tasbeeh Alaqtum '20 MS Arch and Sara Ghaemi '20 MS Arch

Secrets of Sense, a project by MS Architecture students Tasbeeh Alaqtum and Sara Ghaemi, stimulates human senses to better appreciate the serenity and beauty of the Vulture Mountains Recreation Area in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Primer Hogar, by Humberto Lopez Villanueva June 27, 2020

Primer Hogar, Communal-Living Housing: Humberto Lopez Villanueva '20 M Arch

Humberto Lopez Villanueva's project, Primer Hogar, Communal-Living Housing, which is set near the U.S.-Mexico border, is developed with three different performance realms: cultural specificity, context mediation and fostering community.

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?"

Vecindad Viva by Bianca Bryant June 16, 2020

Vecindad Viva: Bianca Bryant '20 B Arch

In Mexico City’s Centro Histórico, the three main areas of interest are addressing water concerns, providing affordable housing and preserving historical site significance, which are addressed in Bianca Bryant's project, Vecindad Viva.

Beacon elevation June 16, 2020

Beacon, A Future of Public Space: Kittitash Chaikunpon '20 B Arch

Kittitash Chaikunpon's project, Beacon, A Future of Public Space, which is set in New Orleans, explores the notion of a future for public space in the digital age where technologies and social medias are more pertinent to everyday life.

Soft Infrastructure rendering, by Luyi Huang June 1, 2020

Soft Infrastructure: Luyi Huang '18 B Arch

Luyi Huang envisions a softer edge to the city of San Francisco, and her 2018 B Arch capstone project, Soft Infrastructure, explores extending infrastructure that can adjust to rising water levels in the Bay.

EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge Winning Team April 30, 2020

CAPLA-Led UArizona Team Takes Second Place in EPA’s Eighth Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

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.

Helen Erickson April 14, 2020

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.

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