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“Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine” Conference Announced

April 11, 2018

The University of Florida is pleased to collaborate with the Newport Restoration Foundation, Flagler College and the City of St. Augustine to announce that the third Keeping History Above Water™ conference will take place May 5-8, 2019 in St. Augustine, Florida. The international gathering of preservation, urban planning, economic development, cultural heritage and climate science … Read More

Latimer Loves Working with the Technology Side of Planning

April 20, 2018

Faculty Profile – Stanley Latimer, Urban and Regional Planning Stanley Latimer, Urban and Regional Planning Lecturer, enjoys using GIS to not only look at today’s conditions, but also to use it to possibly predict future scenarios. 1. How did you discover urban planning? “I was a geography major at the University of Georgia and I’ve always … Read More

Rinker School Spring Career Fair Aiding in 100 Percent Job Placement

March 20, 2018

The M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management at UF held its Spring Career Fair on February 21, 2018. Nearly 300 UF students were able to visit with the 95 companies in attendance. The Rinker School is known as one of the only colleges at the University of Florida that has 100 percent job placement … Read More

Walker Values Mentorship from Former Professor

Alumni Profile – Joe Walker, B.Des ’96, M.Arch ‘98 Joe Walker, President of Walker Architects, still uses lessons from his mentor, Gary Siebein, to this day. This connection he made at DCP is still a large part of his life and his career. My Career: After my years as a runner and intern during school, … Read More

Fusco Appreciates Interdisciplinary Research Culture at DCP

Student Profile – Rosemarie Fusco, Urban and Regional Planning Master’s Student Rosemarie Fusco is working on her Master’s Degree in our Department of Urban and Regional Planning. She appreciates the ability to get world class technical training across all disciplines offered in our college. What have you valued most about your time at the College … Read More

Nawre Helps Indian Village Grow

March 14, 2018

University of Florida landscape architecture assistant professor Alpa Nawre has put her expertise to great use, overseeing the development plan of the Dhamori village in India. The plan looks to solve the rural problems of water supply, waste management, sanitation and boosting agricultural production, among other things. Funded by the Landscape Architecture Foundation, Nawre led … Read More

Naples Tour Stop

March 28, 2018

The LaPlaya Beach Club in Naples was the place to be on Feb. 27. Bryan Kornblau, BBC ’81, and his wife, Hunter, graciously hosted the DCP Tour Stop in Naples and everyone had a great time. Attendees even got to enjoy the beautiful sunset right on the beachfront. We were so happy to be able … Read More

Great Education, Great Value

March 14, 2018

The University of Florida School of Architecture was ranked number one in College Factual’s 2018 Best General Architecture Colleges for the Money list. The “Best for the Money” rankings were created by College Factual to help students find a great General Architecture college at an affordable price. Some of the factors they include are the … Read More

Graduate Students Conceptualize Ideas for Cabot/Koppers Redevelopment

March 13, 2018

On February 15, a group of DCP graduate students presented their conceptual ideas on how to redevelop the Cabot/Koppers Superfund site to the Gainesville City Commission. The Cabot/Koppers Superfund site, located in northwest Gainesville, has been on the EPA National Priority List since 1984. The site has been undergoing remediation for the past few decades … Read More

Woltz is Featured Speaker at 2018 Ed Stone Lecture

March 5, 2018

DCP was honored to have Thomas L. Woltz, FASLA, as the featured speaker for the 2018 edition of the Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series. The event was held at the Harn Museum of Art on the University of Florida campus. In remembrance of Edward D. Stone, Jr., a beloved colleague, mentor, partner, advisor and … Read More