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Memorable Al Parker Featured in Miami Museum Exhibit

November 22, 2016

Acclaimed architect Alfred Browning Parker, B.Arch. 1939, who passed away in 2011, would have turned 100 on September 24, 2016. Randolph C. Henning, B.Des 1976, wanted to recognize and celebrate Parker’s legacy by curating an exhibition for Florida’s most respected and revered architect. The Discipline of Nature: Architect Alfred Browning Parker in Florida exhibition on … Read More

LA Programs Undergo Double Re-accreditation

November 1, 2016

The UF landscape architecture undergraduate and graduate programs underwent a double re-accreditation in mid-October, testing the first-ever double re-accreditation review of its kind. Typically, an accreditation for undergraduate and graduate programs are done separately with an accreditation team of three people over a period of three days. This time, both programs went through the review … Read More

After the storm: HP Program assesses damage in St. Augustine

October 31, 2016

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, UF Historic Preservation Program Director Morris Hylton III, working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, led a group of historic preservation students in assessing damage in St Augustine to help flood victims apply for relief. We talked with him to learn more about the process and experience. Name: Morris “Marty” Hylton … Read More

Two BCN Alumni Inducted into Construction Hall of Fame

October 25, 2016

Congratulations to John Sofarelli, BBC 1981, and David Brandon, BBC 1981, who were both inducted into M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management’s 2016 Construction Hall of Fame on homecoming weekend. “The love I have for the program is what drives the passion to give back, and I’m so thankful to be here today and … Read More

Ahrentzen Receives RWJF P4A Grant, Researching Policies’ Health Effects in Affordable Housing

October 24, 2016

Gainesville, Fla. – Policies for Action (P4A) announced today that Sherry Ahrentzen, principal investigator from the University of Florida, along with Lynne Dearborn, co-principal investigator from the University of Illinois, received $248,250 in grant funding for a research project. This research will examine how states are using incentives and other program criteria to advance healthier … Read More

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

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