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Participate in DesignIntelligence Survey by May 26

April 28, 2017

DesignIntelligence is conducting its annual survey of America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools. The survey is now open and will close on Friday, May 26 at 8:30 p.m. EST. If you are a person in your firm who hires architects, interior designers, landscape architects or industrial designers, you are invited to share your experiences and … Read More

DCP Student Named One of Top 60 AIAS Members

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is celebrating the organization’s 60th anniversary, and to celebrate, has announced the finalists of the AIAS Imagine: Top 60-at-60. This honor showcases the top 60 AIAS members and DCP’s Theresa Battle was named one of the recipients. As a winner, Battle and 59 other recipients will enjoy a … Read More

URP Students Selected for Prestigious Eno Foundation Award

April 26, 2017

UF urban and regional planning students Leslie Brown and Jarrell Smith are among 20 talented graduate students selected to participate in the 25th annual Eno Future Leaders Development Conference June 4-8 in Washington D.C. This conference will prepare the graduate students for a career in transportation by allowing them to meet with top government officials and learn how … Read More

Jacksonville Tour Stop

On March 27, DCP’s tour with Dean Anumba made its way to Jacksonville. It was a great time meeting alumni and friends at the reception. Thank you to our title sponsor, Haskell, as well as to our associate sponsors, Carlton Construction, Inc. and Emerald C’s Development.   To view the photos from the event, visit … Read More

2017 Distinguished Alumni

Congratulations to our 2017 Distinguished Alumni! Architecture Paul O. Robinson BDES 1988, M.ARCH 1993 Paul O. Robinson attended university in music theory, served a 5-year apprenticeship in the atelier of a master industrial patter-maker and subsequently began studio Paul O Robinson. He earned a master’s degree from the SoA in 1993, at which time he … Read More

2017 Academic Unit Awards

During the Spring 2017 semester, the college’s schools and departments each held award ceremonies to honor and recognize faculty, students, alumni and friends. Below is the listing of the top awards recipients. Architecture: Lifetime Achievement Award Carl Abbott, BA 1959 Distinguished Service Award Alberto Alfonso, MAARC 1983 Young Architects Design Award Brent Linden, BDES 1998 … Read More

DCP Doctoral Student Presents at AIA National Convention

DCP Doctoral Student Lesa Lorusso has been invited to feature her multi-sensory environments (MSE) Dementia research at the AIA National Convention on Architecture 2017 in Orlando April 27-29. “The AIA is quite selective in choosing presenters at its annual conference, which is expected to draw 20,000 attendees,” Assistant Professor of Interior Design Sheila Bosch stated. “Lesa’s research … Read More

DCP Student Wins “Hackathon”

DCP doctoral candidate Ali Komeily was recently named a co-winner of the Smart Cities Student Hackathon, organized by Collaborations to ENable TRansitional cyberinfrastructure Applications (CENTRA) and held in Benton Hall on UF’s campus. “In this 23-hours-long hackathon, I decided to develop a product which can help both public and private sectors,” Komeily stated. “The core product … Read More

Landscape Architecture Students Help Make UF Health Patient’s Design a Reality

April 21, 2017

Four landscape architecture students volunteered their time to help make a UF Health patient’s design for a rock garden come to fruition. Thanks to the help from landscape architecture students Joey Amodo, Nathania Martinez, Christopher Nelson and Breana Ross, Dan Angeles’ design is featured through May 31 at the Harn Museum’s Asian Rock Garden. Angeles, … Read More

SWA CEO Gerdo Aquino featured speaker at Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series

April 13, 2017

  On March 31 at UF’s Harn Museum, the annual Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series featured SWA CEO and DCP Alum Gerdo Aquino. Los Angeles-based SWA is an award-winning global practice operating on the leading edge of landscape architecture, urban design and planning. “I am really honored to be here at the University of … Read More

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