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CAPLA faculty members Courtney Crosson, Ladd Keith, and Margaret Livingston, PhD participated in last week's National Science Foundation sponsored workshop entitled, “Can Tucson Survive Peak Drought and Warming.” In spite of the gloomy long-term climate forecast, they presented possible solutions and adaptations for residents living in places—like...

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Arizona has been awarded $100,000 by the National Park Service to assess how environmental stressors such as flooding and extreme heat impact monuments, historic sites and other cultural resources in the American West. “The effects of environmental stressors on natural systems have long been a...

The UA Green Fund approved funding for $25,025 for the project “Addressing environmental injustice around green infrastructure in Tucson, Arizona” led by Adriana Zuniga, CAPLA lecturer, and Andrea Gerlak, Associate Professor in the School of Geography and Development and Associate Research Professor at the Udall Center for Studies in Public...

The University of Arizona

 •  February 14

Each year, the Arizona Builders Alliance sponsors a portfolio competition open to all CAPLA students in the graduate and professional phase undergraduate programs. We are proud to announce this year’s award recipients and sponsors! Congratulations to the award winners, and thank you to all who participated! Please see the student recipiencts along...

The University of Arizona

 •  February 8

One of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's newest faculty members, Altaf Engineer, assistant professor of architecture, has recently had his work highlighted in the Arizona Daily Star. The article highlights's Altaf's work with his non-profit organization, Architects for Society. The organization has recently been...

The University of Arizona

 •  January 19

A multidisciplinary team of Master of Science in Planning, Master of Real Estate Development, and Master of Landscape Architecture students will be competing against approximately 100 other student teams from around the nation in the 16th annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition. The graduate student team had their first meeting...

The University of Arizona

 •  November 28, 2017

The University of Arizona's Institute on Place and Wellbeing (UAIPW) has teamed up with the US General Services Administration (GSA) to carry out research that is providing GSA the data needed to develop best practices and policies to optimize workplace design for health. The “Wellbuilt for Wellbeing” study uses real-time wearable human health...

The University of Arizona

 •  November 8, 2017

The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona is beginning its strategic planning process under the direction of Nancy Pollock-Ellwand, Ph.D., the new dean of the college. The process intends to be inclusive, asking for stakeholders at all levels to participate in a number of different activities. The...

The University of Arizona

 •  October 27, 2017

An interdisciplinary CAPLA studio project has been honored with the Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association Best Student Planning Project Award for 2017. Planning Professor Arlie Adkins, Architecture professor Eduardo Guerrero, and Christopher Ortiz y Pino (MS Planning '17) attended the Awards luncheon in Ft McDowell, Arizona to...

The University of Arizona

 •  October 10, 2017

Many students in the Master of Landscape Architecture program completed a variety of diverse internships over the summer, some in Tucson with local firms, some across the country, and a few on the other side of the globe. A few of these students chose to share details of their internships, which connected them with professionals in the field and...