School of Architecture Announces 2023-24 Design Excellence Awardees

May 17, 2024
School of Architecture announces the 2023-2024 Design Excellence Awardees
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Elian Moreno's Bisbee's Echoing Melody was selected as the winning project out of the ARC301 Integrations of Place Studio.

The School of Architecture is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023-2024 Design Excellence Awards. 

The 2023-2024 Design Excellence Exhibit showcases the best studio work from all levels and programs in the School of Architecture at CAPLA. This body of work was nominated by their studio faculty to represent Design Excellence from each studio.

From this exhibit, an Awards Chair selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Southern Arizona assembles a diverse jury made up of local and non local professional to select student projects to receive AIA monetary awards and recognition for Design Excellence. 


This years' Design Awards Chair is Rick McLain, AIA from the Tucson, AZ based architecture office, Repp+McLain Design & Construction.


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