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Redden Appreciates Larsen’s Mentorship

October 10, 2018

Alumni Profile – Tyeshia Redden, Urban and Regional Planning Urban and Regional Planning alum Tyeshia Redden graduated from our doctoral program with a focus on planning two summers ago. She recently worked on the Porters Community project with our URP program. You can read more about the project here. Can you tell us about your … Read More

Tayeh Appreciates Multidisciplinary Aspect of DCP

Student Profile – Ralph Tayeh, Construction Management Ralph Tayeh is a Ph D. student in the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. He is the current Eagle Fellow, sponsored by Eagle Construction in support of research in the field of advanced construction technologies. With that fellowship, he helps conduct research in the Rinker School’s … Read More

Architectural Acoustics and Music

October 5, 2018

In collaboration with the University of Florida School of Music, the School of Architecture conducted a real time acoustical experiment at the UF Music Building on September 14. The objective was to evaluate the effects of different room configurations (with or without drapes) on occupants’ sound perception of various musical instruments. “This event was planned … Read More

UF GBLC Adds Lightning Round to Event

September 28, 2018

The Fall 2018 University of Florida Green Building Learning Collaborative Event added a new wrinkle to the festivities, a lightning round where students got to meet all of the sustainability professionals in attendance. “We got rave reviews about the lightning round set-up and how rewarding it was to both guests and students,” UF DCP Sustainability … Read More

Great Turnout For DCP’s Fall Premiere

September 20, 2018

The 2018 Fall Premiere saw student attendance almost double from the previous year’s event. DCP students who came were treated to the new #OneDCP t-shirt and dinner from Red Robin, all thanks to this year’s sponsor, Reeves Young. This year’s event was held during Tennessee week, which all Gators know is the time to wear … Read More

McGee Named to the NIH Healthy Buildings Initiative

Dr. Beth McGee, 2018 graduate of the DCP doctoral program, interior design concentration, was named as one of ten emerging scholars in the Health in Buildings Roundtable (HiBR) program that is part of the National Institute of Health Healthy Buildings initiative. This new program recognizes emerging scholars who are advancing interdisciplinary and high impact research, … Read More

Villanueva Embraces Diversity That DCP Offers

September 10, 2018

Student Profile – Daniela Villanueva, Sustainability and the Built Environement Sustainability and the Built Environment student Daniela Villanueva loves the variety of people and knowledge that are part of our college. With the further realization of Dean Anumba’s goal of OneDCP, students in our college are learning how to work together even though they come … Read More

DCP Alum Awarded AIA Florida Gold Medal

September 4, 2018

Dan Kirby, BDES ‘89, was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Gold Medal presented by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida). The Gold Medal is the highest award presented by AIA Florida. Only one award may be given in a year and it recognizes an architect for work resulting … Read More

Bosch Looks to Instill Passion for Design

September 10, 2018

Faculty Profile – Sheila Bosch, assistant professor, Interior Design Interior Design Assistant Professor Sheila Bosch was recently part of a multidisciplinary team that won a national Certificate of Research Excellence (CORE) for an investigation of mixed-use learning environments. The team included many members from our Department of Interior Design and additional UF faculty and graduate … Read More

Saying Goodbye to Mae Lee

September 11, 2018

Mae Lee Thomson Foster, Professor Emerita of Architecture at the University of Florida, passed away on September 9, 2018. In 1971, Foster moved to Gainesville to teach in the UF Department of Architecture. She taught basic design classes and graduate seminars in prehistoric placemaking. She also created an inventive graduate seminar that allowed graduate teaching … Read More