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Looking Out For Gator Nation

May 20, 2019

If you happened to be walking in the Architecture Atrium during the end of the spring semester, chances are you encountered a mysterious structure under construction. This project was completed, and then moved over to the Plaza of the Americas. The group behind the entire project was FLoAT, the Florida League of Architectural Things, and … Read More

Remembering Ray

May 13, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro Baker Barrios Architects, Inc. has provided an endowed scholarship in honor of Reinaldo “Ray” Acosta to the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning. Acosta was a founding partner at Baker Barrios, which is celebrating 25 years of business. They provide architecture, planning, interior design, landscape architecture and structural engineering … Read More

West Palm Latest Stop for DCP Crew

May 10, 2019

It’s always great to visit our alumni in West Palm Beach at our annual alumni luncheon, sponsored by Kaufman Lynn Construction and Weitz. The luncheon was held at THE REGIONAL Kitchen & Public House, whose chef was a finalist on Bravo TV’s ninth season of “Top Chef.” Thank you to everyone who attended and we … Read More

DCP Takes Over Coral Gables

May 9, 2019

The DCP Crew is spending multiple days in South Florida and the first stop was the University of Florida in Coral Gables. The college held an alumni reception at the UF in Coral Gables office. This reception was sponsored by Action Equipment, BEA Architects and KVC Constructors. Thank you to these companies for helping us … Read More

DCP Crew Visits Lakeland

April 29, 2019

We had a great time visiting our Polk County-area alums at the Lakeland Yacht & Country Club. Dean Chimay Anumba and the DCP crew headed down from Gainesville for this DCP Tour Stop event and were glad to see everyone who attended. Thank you to our sponsors for helping us put this event on: Springer-Peterson … Read More

An Everlasting Connection to UF

By Joey Mazzaferro William H. Baker’s journey through life has brought him to many different places such as Vietnam and Washington, D.C. Even throughout all those stops, his heart never left Gainesville. He is forever grateful for the educational experience afforded him at the University of Florida. That’s why he has started a fund for … Read More

Hite Wins Distinguished Alumni Award

April 11, 2019

Congratulations to the University of Florida Department of Landscape Architecture’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Chris Hite of Dix.Hite + Partners. DCP Communications sat down with Hite to ask a few questions and get to know her better. Can you tell us about your career? As President of Dix.Hite + Partners, I provide visionary leadership … Read More

Gold Named to the AIA College of Fellows

April 10, 2019

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida chapter announced three members have been elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows, including our own Martin Gold, associate professor in the School of Architecture. Gold will receive his medal at the Investiture of Fellows Ceremony at the 2019 Conference on Architecture in Las Vegas in June. “It … Read More

Back to Help Puerto Rico

April 17, 2019

Last year, the Puerto Rico Re_Start Project was started to help after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Architecture professor Martha Kohen spearheaded this effort and went to Puerto Rico last March along with colleagues and students. This mission was so successful that they decided to do it again. Puerto Rico Re_Start 2 was … Read More

Students Provide Vision for DCP’s Future

April 1, 2019

University of Florida students from the College of Design, Construction and Planning and the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering formed teams and competed for the chance to win $3,500 in the 2018-2019 Witters Competition, which kicked off Friday, March 22 in the Architecture Building Atrium. Established in 1993, the Witters Competition is endowed by Arthur … Read More

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