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iNTA 2017 Call for Abstracts

February 20, 2017

Abstracts due March 15, 2017 For more information, please visit iNTA2017.org 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. The conference will provide a platform for research projects … Read More

CHU Awarded for Research on Sea-Level Rise

January 9, 2017

The Consortium for Hydro-generated Urbanism (CHU) is pleased to announce that Professors Martha Kohen and Nancy Clark and their project-based research “Coastal Settlements Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise: Three Waterfronts of Miami” was awarded first prize by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei at the Congress XXXIV Environmental Day: Strategies of Adaptation to Climate Change on November 8, 2016. The presentation included the results … Read More

January 19 – Speaker Dr. Juan Carlos Vargas-Moreno

January 4, 2017

Jan 19th, 2017. 2-3PM. Round Table Discussion to Follow. 3-5PM. Integrating Climate Change into Urban Development Scenarios: The Case of Emerging Latin-American Cities

Witty, Tidy And Upscale: What Millennials Like In Store Design

January 2, 2017

With the holiday season in full swing, retailers are trying to find new ways to appeal to the largest, most influential segment of today’s consumer population: the millennial generation. A study in this month’s Journal of Interior Design by University of Florida doctoral student Elizabeth “Lissy” Calienes revealed elements of a store’s physical design that … Read More

2016 International Education Week

December 15, 2016

Congratulations to the following recipients who were recognized during the 2016 International Education Week Reception and International Awards Ceremony: International Educator of the Year University for Senior Faculty: Zhong-Ren Peng College International Educator of the Year for Junior Faculty: Abhinav Alakshendra Second Place for UFIC Global Culture Photo Contest in International Students, Scholars and Employees Category: … Read More

Peng Receives International Educator of the Year Award

December 13, 2016

The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) has awarded Zhong-Ren Peng, Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, with the International Educator of the Year Award in the Senior Faculty category. This award recognizes outstanding contributions of UF faculty and staff to the internationalization of the University of Florida, and the impact of those … Read More

Project Co-Led by Srinivasan Selected for 2016 Energy Modeling Project of the Year Award

As part of the U.S. Department of Energy EERE International’s South Africa Clean Energy Project, Construction Management Assistant Professor Ravi Srinivasan co-led the energy modeling project titled, “Energy Modeling Project for the Development of Energy Performance Levels in Buildings in the Republic of South Africa.” The methodology for this project was developed by the Working … Read More

Students Visit Harvey Sharron Bat Cave Field Laboratory

December 12, 2016

Students and faculty in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning recently toured the Harvey Sharron Bat Cave Field Laboratory, with Jason Meneely, Associate Professor from the Department of Interior Design, serving as a guide from his expertise in cave exploration. Caves are a unique and sensitive geologic feature that can be accessed in parts … Read More

SoA Faculty Members Receive Service Member Patriot Awards

December 7, 2016

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) awarded Lee-Su Huang, Mark McGlothlin, Kristin Nelson and Lisa Huang (not pictured), from the UF School of Architecture, with the honorable Service Member Patriot Award. The four faculty members were nominated by Ken Cobb, an architecture student that was deployed last spring. Faculty members worked with … Read More

St. Augustine Residents Shepard and Keys Receive Distinguished Awards from HP Program

December 5, 2016

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The University of Florida Historic Preservation Program announced today that former UF faculty member Herschel Shepard will receive the 2016 Beinecke-Reeves Distinguished Achievement Award and Flagler College Director of Historic Preservation and Special Initiatives Leslee Keys will receive the inaugural UF Historic Preservation Distinguished Alumni Award. The awards ceremony will take … Read More

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