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Orlando Tour Stop

September 27, 2016

Join us for an evening with Dean Chimay Anumba Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Country Club of Orlando; located at 1601 Country Club Drive, Orlando, FL 32804 Please RSVP to Marsha Phillips at 352-294-1410 or tourstop@dcp.ufl.edu.   Title Sponsor: Additional Sponsors:

LAE students win competition for “Pop-Up Park”

September 14, 2016

The UF team sits in their winning design after participating in a design-build competition between UF and FIU. The competition for a “Pop-Up Park” was held in front of the Florida ASLA conference hotel during the annual awards ceremony last August. Last year, SCASLA transformed three metered parking spaces into a temporary park to celebrate … Read More

BCN Fall 2016 Career Fair

Hundreds of students and recruiters packed the Grand Ballroom at the Reitz Union during Thursday’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management Career Fair. Students exchanged resumes and created professional connections with over 80 companies in attendance.

Chimay Anumba: Seeking even greater heights for DCP through collaboration and innovation

By HRS Communications Chimay Anumba first visited the University of Florida in the fall of 2006 to undertake a nine-month sabbatical with the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. Ten years later, the internationally recognized scholar is back at UF, this time to serve as dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning.  Having served … Read More

SoA CityLab-Orlando among four programs accepted for IPAL initiative

July 1, 2016

ORLANDO – UF School of Architecture (SoA) was among four programs approved to participate in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ (NCARB) innovative Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) initiative this year, as announced during the NCARB annual meeting in June. The National Architectural Accrediting Board has 154 nationally accredited degree programs at 123 institutions. … Read More

A decade of accomplishments

June 30, 2016

When Christopher Silver began his role as dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning in Fall 2006, he couldn’t imagine what the next decade would hold. UF was in the midst of national championships in football and basketball. The economy was strong and students flocked to DCP to pave a career in the … Read More

DCP alum receives national recognition for outstanding dissertation

June 22, 2016

In June, Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D. 2015, received the Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, an annual $5,000 grant that recognizes an outstanding interior design research project relating to wellness and design. Bayramzadeh, now a research assistant professor in the Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing at … Read More

2016 Witters Competition

June 17, 2016

Golf View: Neighborhood Infrastructure Studio   Since 1993, a college-wide interdisciplinary academic competition has been held as an opportunity for students to better understand the collaboration among design, construction and planning. This year, the Witters Competition was built into an integrated studio where students had a semester-long project to learn this fundamental concept. “The Witters … Read More

DCP and The Agency win a competitive $70k grant from ASID

May 26, 2016

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) and The Agency, housed within the UF College of Journalism and Communications, were awarded $70,000 from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) to investigate an emerging typology of educational space, the mixed-use learning zone that engages millennial generations of students outside the standard … Read More

DCP Global: Indonesia

May 24, 2016

A presentation showcasing several projects among the College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) students, faculty and Indonesian city officials from the City of Pangkalpinang took place in late April after a group from Indonesia, including the Mayor of Pangkalpinang, visited UF for a week. Not only did Indonesian city officials travel to visit Gainesville, … Read More

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