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July 11, 2019

Now that the University of Florida has achieved top ten status in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list of top public universities, the goal has shifted to entering the top five of those rankings. To do our part to achieve that lofty status, DCP has identified the need for more meaningful corporate … Read More

CODY (co-design for you)

June 18, 2019

How do we design and provide appropriate home modifications to an increasingly diverse population with different mobility and accessibility needs? Examining a person-centered approach to addressing such needs, a multidisciplinary team, led by Dr. Sherry Ahrentzen from the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies, is developing and testing a Virtual Reality (VR) tool — named CODY, … Read More

Engaging Our Alumni and Friends

June 11, 2019

Whether you graduated from the College of Design, Construction and Planning or you see the value of hiring our graduates, there is a connection to the college that cannot be overstated. To strengthen that bond, we are excited to launch the DCP Engagement Program. Our college wants to create meaningful engagement opportunities for our alumni … Read More

Out on the West Coast

May 24, 2019

Fresh off a visit to Atlanta, the DCP Team hopped on a plane afterwards and headed to Los Angeles for our annual visits to alums on the West Coast. We are very thankful to Angela Brooks and Larry Scarpa for hosting our event at their firm, Brooks + Scarpa. Their office has a beautiful outdoor … Read More

DCP Visits Atlanta

May 22, 2019

DCP hit the road once again to visit Atlanta. We loved the Buckhead Club so much last year, we had our annual alumni-networking event there again this year. Thank you to our event sponsor, Holder Construction. We were lucky enough to have Wayne Wadsworth, BBC ’89, executive vice president of Holder Construction, at the event … Read More

Looking Out For Gator Nation

May 20, 2019

If you happened to be walking in the Architecture Atrium during the end of the spring semester, chances are you encountered a mysterious structure under construction. This project was completed, and then moved over to the Plaza of the Americas. The group behind the entire project was FLoAT, the Florida League of Architectural Things, and … Read More

Remembering Ray

May 13, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro Baker Barrios Architects, Inc. has provided an endowed scholarship in honor of Reinaldo “Ray” Acosta to the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning. Acosta was a founding partner at Baker Barrios, which is celebrating 25 years of business. They provide architecture, planning, interior design, landscape architecture and structural engineering … Read More

West Palm Latest Stop for DCP Crew

May 10, 2019

It’s always great to visit our alumni in West Palm Beach at our annual alumni luncheon, sponsored by Kaufman Lynn Construction, Verdex Construction and Weitz. The luncheon was held at THE REGIONAL Kitchen & Public House, whose chef was a finalist on Bravo TV’s ninth season of “Top Chef.” Thank you to everyone who attended … Read More

DCP Takes Over Coral Gables

May 9, 2019

The DCP Crew is spending multiple days in South Florida and the first stop was the University of Florida in Coral Gables. The college held an alumni reception at the UF in Coral Gables office. This reception was sponsored by Action Equipment, BEA Architects and KVC Constructors. Thank you to these companies for helping us … Read More

DCP Crew Visits Lakeland

April 29, 2019

We had a great time visiting our Polk County-area alums at the Lakeland Yacht & Country Club. Dean Chimay Anumba and the DCP crew headed down from Gainesville for this DCP Tour Stop event and were glad to see everyone who attended. Thank you to our sponsors for helping us put this event on: Springer-Peterson … Read More