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UF Reaches New Heights

October 30, 2017

The University of Florida made it into the top ten best public universities list in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, fulfilling a long-time goal of our institution. UF is the first state school to be placed in the top 10 of the rankings. To learn more about the efforts to … Read More

Dedication to Historic Preservation

November 20, 2017

The University of Florida Historic Preservation Program awarded the 2017 Beinecke-Reeves Distinguished Achievement Award to John Patrick Regan, the city manager for St. Augustine. This award is named in honor of Walter Beinecke, Jr. and Professor Emeritus F. Blair Reeves. “Reeves was the founder and developer of the historic preservation program at the University of … Read More

Student Profile – Nathania Martinez

Student Profile – Nathania Martinez, Landscape Architecture What have you valued most about your time at the College of Design, Construction and Planning? I value most the cradle of knowledge and experience in which I have rested these past years, the relationships and bonds forged and the unwavering encouragement to pursue grander ideas. What class … Read More

Faculty Profile – Nancy Clark

Faculty Profile – Nancy Clark What is your current role and what does it entail? I am Director of the UF Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism (CHU), an international initiative that provides leadership in urban resilience research and development for coastal and fluvial cities around the world through collaborative project-based research, workshops and conferences, publications and … Read More

iNTA Conference Coming to UF

November 13, 2017

The 6th International Network of Tropical Architecture (iNTA) Conference “Tropical Storms as a Setting for Adaptive Development and Architecture,” organized by iNTA and the UF Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism (CHU), will be held at the University of Florida December 1-3, 2017. Registration is available at www.inta2017.org. The conference will provide a platform for research projects … Read More

The Repurpose Project at UF

October 30, 2017

An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Sherry Ahrentzen, professor in the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies, was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to research design and technological innovations for retrofitting existing housing for people with disabilities. The goal of the project is to develop innovative ways to … Read More

Unified Vision for DCP

October 20, 2017

For the first time in our college’s history, all of the advisory boards from each academic unit met for a joint session called the DCP Leadership Summit. It was an honor to have these amazing professionals from all of our academic disciplines come together for a common goal of making our college even better. Dean … Read More

Student Profile – Elizabeth Cronin

October 18, 2017

Elizabeth Cronin is a graduate student in the School of Architecture’s pedagogy program. She left Harvard to return to the University of Florida for her master’s in architecture and is now working on an advanced degree in teaching. What have you valued most about your time at the College of Design, Construction and Planning? In … Read More

Alumni Profile – Jenny Wolfe

Jenny Wolfe, MSAS 2006 Historic Preservation Officer, City of St. Augustine Can you tell us about your career? My career progressed from volunteering, internships and employment opportunities with increasing levels of responsibility and engagement with historic preservation planning over the last 10 years. I moved from Gainesville to St. Augustine for a position as the … Read More

Faculty Profile – Peggy Carr

October 12, 2017

Peggy Carr  What is your current role and what does it entail? I currently teach undergraduate and graduate classes in the Department of Landscape Architecture. I’ve also served as Interim Director of the DCP Program for Sustainability and the Built Environment since its inception in 2008. The program offers majors a four-year, 120-credit-hour Bachelor of … Read More

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