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UNESCO World Field Laboratory: Sea Level Rise and the Future of Coastal Urban Settlements

February 23, 2016

UNESCO WORLD FIELD LABORATORY Miami 2016 Sea Level Rise and the Future of Coastal Settlements February 28-March 12th 2016 The UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Urban Quality and Urban Culture (UNESCO Chair) with the Consortium for Hydro-generated Urbanism (CHU) University of Florida are co-organizing a two week international workshop examining specific problems of sea level rise … Read More

Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series

February 22, 2016

In remembrance of Edward D. Stone, Jr., the Department of Landscape Architecture held its annual lecture last Thursday. The event began with a plaque unveiling, commemorating Stone and featuring the donors who made the endowed lecture series possible. Afterwards, the 2016 featured speaker Laurie Olin presented his lecture at the Harn Museum.

BCN Spring Career Fair

February 17, 2016

Last Tuesday, the Rinker School of Construction Management held its Spring 2016 Career Fair in the O’Connell Center.

The Public Symposium “Modern Architecture as Place-Making in Florida”

February 15, 2016

The Public Symposium “Modern Architecture as Place-Making in Florida” was held at the The Historic Thomas Center, on Sunday, February 7, 2016, with around 75 in attendance. The symposium was organized by  Vandana Baweja, Assistant Professor, School​ of Architecture; Martha Kohen, Professor, School of Architecture, University of Florida; and John Nemmers, Archivist for the Architecture … Read More

2016 DCP Career Fair

February 9, 2016

Resumes were exchanged, interviews were conducted and high hopes for landing a job were in sight as DCP students packed the Straughn Center during last Saturday’s Third Annual Career Fair.

2016 DCP Research Symposium: Inquire, Create, Inform

February 1, 2016

DCP held its Ninth Annual Research Symposium last Thursday, where more than 40 faculty members presented and discussed their research throughout the day.  Later that evening, the event concluded with a reception, which included awarding the winners of the 2016 poster session: 1st place: Lauren Stubbs, doctoral student in landscape architecture 2nd place: Beth McGee, doctoral student … Read More

Interior Design: ProDay 2015

December 14, 2015

For interior design students, ProDay 2015 offered a unique opportunity to network with industry professionals. The event, held last Friday, drew interior designers from the southeast and across the state of Florida to DCP to participate in a one-day event to enrich student learning and development. The event including networking opportunities, mock interviews, workshops and … Read More

UF Campus Showcase

December 7, 2015

Teaching Structures using Chemistry/Chemical Biology Building

November 13, 2015

Last month, N. O. Nawari, architecture associate professor, working in collaboration with Frank Javaheri, sr. project manager at Skanska USA Building, was able to extend the School of Architecture undergraduate structures curriculum (ARC 3503) into the built environment using UF buildings currently under construction on campus: Chemistry / Chemical Biology Building. “The knowledge of building structures … Read More