In this "lightning talk," CAPLA Futures Council Chair Richard Johnson addresses the current unprecedented surge in climate action and facilitates a conversation about what this means for the future of the built environment and for CAPLA.
Lecture Recap and Video: Altaf Engineer on Synergies between Research, Practice and Education in Health and the Built Environment
In this talk, CAPLA Assistant Professor of Architecture Altaf Engineer examines the transformational impact of health-related design research on real-world outcomes, architectural practice and education.
New solar panels and a rooftop garden on the university's ENR2 building, a project headed by a team that includes Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Kirk Dimond and Professor of Landscape Architecture Margaret Livingston, not only generate electricity but also create unique environmental research opportunities.
CAPLA’s AIAS student chapter, cited for its “incredible level of effort and coordination of leadership,” has won the highest honor the national AIAS organization can bestow upon a chapter.
Lecture Recap and Video: Kristina Currans on Ubiquitously Incremental and Pernicious: The Dynamic Role of Parking Supply in Increasing Vehicle Use
In her research, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Kristina Currans explores the intersection between travel behavior and land development, between transportation planning and engineering.
At the Michigan ASLA 2020 conference held in October, Damon Leverett discussed strategies for how design-oriented organizations can address concerns and conversations about equity, diversity and inclusion and translate them into action. View the presentation.
Jonathan Bean is assistant professor of architecture, sustainable build environments and marketing at the University of Arizona His lecture is titled "Designing for Market Transformation."
This fall, Arizona Daily Star and Arizona Illustrated ran an eight-part series on "Favorite Places," featuring local architects speaking thoughtfully and personally about a favorite building, place or space in Southern Arizona. Recently, Oscar Lopez shared his favorite place: the Underwood Garden at CAPLA.
Lecture Recap and Video: Missy Stults on Planning to Achieve Carbon Neutrality: A Story from Ann Arbor's Goal of Becoming Carbon Neutral by 2030
Sustainability and innovations manager Missy Stults works with all city operations, residents, businesses, the University of Michigan, nonprofits and others to make Ann Arbor one of the most sustainable and equitable cities in America.
College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture Dean Nancy Pollock-Ellwand welcomes you to 2020 CAPLA and University of Arizona Virtual Homecoming!
Chuck Albanese, retired professor of architecture and former CAPLA dean, is interviewed with his wife Claire. In the video, they discuss his travel scholarship and a recent gift of support to CAPLA.
In this keynote lecture for the CAPLA Futures Council, Kendra Hyson MLA '15 discusses her work as co-founder of The Urban Studio and the impact she has seen through engaging young people in communities of color in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond.