Led by No. 1 Action Equipment, the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning placed 22 alumni-owned companies on the 2023 Gator100, the UF Alumni Association announced Friday. Those who made the list, which recognizes the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world, were honored in a ceremony inside the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.
Three University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning students were recognized as part of the 2023 Metropolis Future 100, the organization announced April 10. The Future 100 list honors the top graduating architecture and interior design students in the United States and Canada, with part of the competition process including the submission of their design portfolios. As a popular architecture and design trade publication, recognition from Metropolis puts these design students in the sightline of a lot of top architecture and design firms.
Last month saw another crop of students present their visions and vie for the grand prize of the Witters Competition, which was established in 1993. The competition was endowed by Col. Arthur G. (BSBC ’41) and Beverly A. Witters for an interdisciplinary academic competition to foster better understanding among design, construction, planning and engineering students.
The University of Florida held its fifth annual Gator Nation Giving Day on Feb. 16 and the College of Design, Construction and Planning finished second among all 16 UF colleges by raising $1,396,711.52. For the fourth-consecutive year, DCP finished first or second in either total gifts or dollar raised.
Dancing as the clock strikes midnight is a New Year’s tradition for generations of folks, but at the University of Florida School of Architecture (SoA), a new tradition is taking place: dancing for your design.
The award honors and celebrates innovators and their work at UF in fiscal year 2022.
More than 500 teams and individuals from 147 universities and 56 countries applied for the award.
Artificial intelligence and its role in the residential construction industry was the main topic of the 2022 Residential Summit. Dr. Karla Saldaña Ochoa, an assistant professor from the UF School of Architecture, presented her research on how artificial intelligence is playing a role in the construction industry and how the latest trends in AI will make an impact moving forward.
The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) announced Thursday, October 6, a new 50,000-square foot facility named the Bruno E. and Maritza F. Ramos Collaboratory. This revolutionary, best-in-class facility is intended to bring generational change to UF and will position the College, its faculty, staff and students for success over the next 100 years.
After a decade of success at CityLab-Orlando, the University of Florida School of Architecture (SoA) was granted approval this past month to open its brand-new JaxLab in Jacksonville, with a mission to produce future architects and designers with expertise in resilient built environments. With an opening date yet to be determined, CityLab-Jacksonville will be led by program director Nancy Clark, who will oversee the 2,800-square-foot classroom and workspace that will be located on the third floor of the St. John’s Cathedral Education Building at 256 E. Church St.