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URP Student Takes the Field as Honorary Mr. Two Bits

October 19, 2016

Christopher Yanes, a second-year urban and regional planning graduate student, was selected as the honorary Mr. Two when the Gators took on the University of North Texas in September. He was selected for the role after entering into a student Two Bits competition. Q: What was the inspiration behind being Mr. Two Bits? A: I have … Read More

What are the Alternatives for Florida’s Future Growth?

October 10, 2016

Over the next five decades, Florida is projected to reach a population of more than 33 million residents and have as much as a third of its land developed. Given these alarming numbers, the biggest question might be: what are the alternatives? Using geographic information systems to compare land use patterns, Margaret Carr and Paul … Read More

NCARB Award recipients design new, innovative graduate studio

September 30, 2016

In many architectural programs, students begin with the initial concepts and gradually work towards the bigger picture. But what happens when that concept is reversed? Bradley Walters and Lisa Huang, professors in the School of Architecture (SoA), develop a new, innovative way of teaching design by leading graduate students through full-scale design mock-ups, allowing students to gain the … Read More

Orlando Tour Stop

September 27, 2016

This month, DCP traveled to Orlando where we had a great time visiting with our alumni during the Orlando Tour Stop!   Thank you to our sponsors: Title Sponsor: Additional Sponsors:

LAE students win competition for “Pop-Up Park”

September 14, 2016

The UF team sits in their winning design after participating in a design-build competition between UF and FIU. The competition for a “Pop-Up Park” was held in front of the Florida ASLA conference hotel during the annual awards ceremony last August. Last year, SCASLA transformed three metered parking spaces into a temporary park to celebrate … Read More

BCN Fall 2016 Career Fair

Hundreds of students and recruiters packed the Grand Ballroom at the Reitz Union during Thursday’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management Career Fair. Students exchanged resumes and created professional connections with over 80 companies in attendance.

Chimay Anumba: Seeking even greater heights for DCP through collaboration and innovation

By HRS Communications Chimay Anumba first visited the University of Florida in the fall of 2006 to undertake a nine-month sabbatical with the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. Ten years later, the internationally recognized scholar is back at UF, this time to serve as dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning.  Having served … Read More

SoA CityLab-Orlando among four programs accepted for IPAL initiative

July 1, 2016

ORLANDO – UF School of Architecture (SoA) was among four programs approved to participate in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ (NCARB) innovative Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) initiative this year, as announced during the NCARB annual meeting in June. The National Architectural Accrediting Board has 154 nationally accredited degree programs at 123 institutions. … Read More

A decade of accomplishments

June 30, 2016

When Christopher Silver began his role as dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning in Fall 2006, he couldn’t imagine what the next decade would hold. UF was in the midst of national championships in football and basketball. The economy was strong and students flocked to DCP to pave a career in the … Read More

DCP alum receives national recognition for outstanding dissertation

June 22, 2016

In June, Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D. 2015, received the Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, an annual $5,000 grant that recognizes an outstanding interior design research project relating to wellness and design. Bayramzadeh, now a research assistant professor in the Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing at … Read More

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