School of Architecture
What Materials Can Make Data Centers Sustainable? Architecture Professor Aletheia Ida Leads UArizona Students in Google and Microsoft Collaboration
Associate Professor of Architecture Aletheia Ida and UArizona students in architecture and biosystems engineering recently concluded a year-long, collaborative research and design project with the University of Washington and University of Pennsylvania funded by Google, with in-kind support from Microsoft.
CAPLA School of Architecture faculty members Robert Miller, Brad Lang, Oscar Lopez and Claudia Kappl-Joy plus former faculty member Judith Chafee have been honored with annual design awards by the Arizona chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
CAPLA celebrated alumni, students and loved ones at 2021 Homecoming festivities with our Día de los Muertos Celebration, Alumna of the Year, Homecoming Reception, 58 Society After-Hours Event and Class of 2020 Convocation. View photo galleries.
Lecture Recap and Video: Bissera Pentcheva on 'Eternal Victory: Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Vision of Empire'
Bissera Pentcheva, professor of art and art history at Stanford University, joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series and 2021 Stahl Lecture on the topic of "Eternal Victory: Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Vision of Empire." View the lecture recap and video from Pentcheva's November 8, 2021 presentation.
Alan Ricks, founding principal and chief design officer, MASS Design Group, joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series on the topic of "Justice is Beauty." View the video from Rick's fascinating and inspiring October 27, 2021 presentation.
Kirk Dimond, assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University of Arizona, joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series on the topic of "A Photovoltaic Green Roof." View the video from Dimond's October 22, 2021 presentation.
‘Performative Environments’ Spark Insight and Activism at International Conference Hosted by UArizona School of Architecture
Though the ARCC 2021 international conference hosted by CAPLA was held during the pandemic—and therefore online instead of on campus as originally planned—the gathering of many of the world’s most provocative built environment researchers was a resounding success.
Rozana Montiel, founder and director of Rozana Montiel | Estudio de Arzquitectura (REA), joins us for the CAPLA Lecture Series on the topic of "Something for Nothing." View the video from Montiel's September 29, 2021 presentation.
Civil Engineering Magazine Discusses Green Infrastructure Proposals Created by CAPLA Architecture Students
“How do you retrofit a city for infrastructure that it doesn’t have?” asks Assistant Professor of Architecture Courtney Crosson in Civil Engineering magazine. “The idea is that instead of digging up roads and putting in single-purpose piping, green infrastructure is a multi-benefit way to adapt and upgrade city infrastructure.”
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.
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.