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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Architecture

October 23, 2019

Angela Brooks, FAIA, BDES ’87, is co-principal of Brooks+Scarpa, a collective of architects, designers and creative thinkers dedicated to enhancing the human experience. Their headquarters is in California but they also work on projects in Florida and overseas. The firm, which she leads with her husband, Larry Scarpa, FAIA, BDES ’81, M.ARCH ’87, includes architecture, … Read More

Newest Members of UF’s Grand Guard

November 8, 2019

DCP’s Class of ’69 came back to campus to be inducted into the Grand Guard Society. This annual celebration is hosted by the University of Florida Alumni Association to honor the 50th anniversary of a Gator’s first graduation. Before coming over to the Architecture Building for lunch, our Grand Guard members got to hear from … Read More

Entrepreneurship Club Holds Networking Summit

October 30, 2019

The DCP Entrepreneurship Club held the DCP Alumni Entrepreneurs Networking Summit, which featured keynote speaker Jon Antevy, co-founder of e-Builder, and a panel of DCP Gator100 recipients. Our students were given valuable advice about being entrepreneurs in the professions they choose. All three panel speakers, Antevy (BDES ’93, MSBC ’94), Sarah Cain (MID ’07) and … Read More

Annual Bartley Lecture Focuses on Character Towns

October 29, 2019

By Chelsea Mistretta Imagine being asked about your hometown. That swell of pride you feel and the smile across your face while you describe growing up there.  Bill Kercher based his book Character Towns: Positioning Small Cities and Towns for the New Economy on that pride in place. As a part of the Ernest R. … Read More

Landscape Architecture Students Visit Central Florida

October 25, 2019

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning’s undergraduate landscape architecture Implementation studio hit the streets recently to visit sites and offices throughout central Florida. In Winter Park, they met Victor Dover, Principal-In-Charge at Dover Kohl Town Planners. Dover, (also co-author of the Dover-Massengale book “Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and … Read More

Welcome to the Construction Hall of Fame

October 17, 2019

By Mia Alfonsi On the morning of Oct. 4, as part of the University of Florida Homecoming celebration weekend, guests gathered at the M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Construction Management to welcome the newest members of the Construction Hall of Fame. DCP Dean Chimay Anumba, Rinker School Director R. Raymond Issa and University of Florida … Read More

City of Gainesville, University of Florida Neighborhood Project Earns Statewide Planning Award Recognition

October 12, 2019

The historic Porters neighborhood was the recent recipient of a 2019 American Planning Association Florida Project Award of Excellence for its “Neighborhoods as Community Assets” project. The award was the result of a collaboration between the City of Gainesville and the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning. The research initiative, one of … Read More

DCP-led Team Studying Resiliency in Panhandle

October 2, 2019

On Tuesday, September 17, the Florida Resilient Cities (FRC) team, led by multiple DCP groups, held a community meeting in Port St. Joe, a small city on Florida’s panhandle, to kick-off a yearlong partnership studying long-term resiliency as the city and Gulf County continue to recover after 2018’s Hurricane Michael. Participants included community leaders, residents, … Read More

Kicking Off the Fall in Style

September 18, 2019

By Mia Alfonsi The College of Design, Construction and Planning kicked off the fall semester with another successful Fall Premiere. Students gathered in the Architecture Building’s Atrium to learn more about how to get involved with DCP’s clubs and organizations. Notable staff such as Dean Chimay Anumba and Associate Deans Abdol Chini and Margaret Portillo … Read More

McGee Awarded 2019 Polsky Prize

September 25, 2019

By Rosa Medina The College of Design, Construction and Planning is proud to announce Beth McGee, Interior Design Ph.D. student, as the recipient of the 2019 Polsky Academic Achievement Award for outstanding research dissertation. The ASID Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award recognizes undergraduate or graduate students contributions to interior design through print or digital communications. … Read More

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