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Orlando Tour Stop

December 6, 2017

The DCP Orlando Tour Stop is Dec. 7 at the Citrus Club. We are looking forward to seeing our Orlando-area alumni at this networking event, which runs from 6 – 8 p.m. Thank you to our master sponsor, Coastal Construction, and our title sponsor, Barton Malow. For more details about the event, visit https://dcp.ufl.edu/alumni/event/orlando-tour-stop/.   … Read More

Student Profile – Nathania Martinez

November 20, 2017

Nathania Martinez, Landscape Architecture What have you valued most about your time at the College of Design, Construction and Planning? I value most the cradle of knowledge and experience in which I have rested these past years, the relationships and bonds forged and the unwavering encouragement to pursue grander ideas. What class have you enjoyed … Read More

Faculty Profile – Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark, School of Architecture What is your current role and what does it entail? I am Director of the UF Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism (CHU), an international initiative that provides leadership in urban resilience research and development for coastal and fluvial cities around the world through collaborative project-based research, workshops and conferences, publications and … Read More

iNTA Conference Coming to UF

November 13, 2017

The 6th International Network of Tropical Architecture (iNTA) Conference “Tropical Storms as a Setting for Adaptive Development and Architecture,” organized by iNTA and the UF Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism (CHU), will be held in Emerson Alumni Hall at the University of Florida December 1-3, 2017. Registration is available at www.inta2017.org. The conference will provide a … Read More

The Repurpose Project at UF

October 30, 2017

An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Sherry Ahrentzen, professor in the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies, was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to research design and technological innovations for retrofitting existing housing for people with disabilities. The goal of the project is to develop innovative ways to … Read More

Unified Vision for DCP

October 20, 2017

For the first time in our college’s history, all of the advisory boards from each academic unit met for a joint session called the DCP Leadership Summit. It was an honor to have these amazing professionals from all of our academic disciplines come together for a common goal of making our college even better. Dean … Read More

Student Profile – Elizabeth Cronin

October 18, 2017

Elizabeth Cronin is a graduate student in the School of Architecture’s pedagogy program. She left Harvard to return to the University of Florida for her master’s in architecture and is now working on an advanced degree in teaching. What have you valued most about your time at the College of Design, Construction and Planning? In … Read More

Alumni Profile – Jenny Wolfe

Jenny Wolfe, MSAS 2006 Historic Preservation Officer, City of St. Augustine Can you tell us about your career? My career progressed from volunteering, internships and employment opportunities with increasing levels of responsibility and engagement with historic preservation planning over the last 10 years. I moved from Gainesville to St. Augustine for a position as the … Read More

Faculty Profile – Peggy Carr

October 12, 2017

Peggy Carr  What is your current role and what does it entail? I currently teach undergraduate and graduate classes in the Department of Landscape Architecture. I’ve also served as Interim Director of the DCP Program for Sustainability and the Built Environment since its inception in 2008. The program offers majors a four-year, 120-credit-hour Bachelor of … Read More

Nawari Takes Part in Florida Simulation Summit

The Third Annual Florida Simulation Summit was held at the Orange County Convention Center on September 7 and DCP Assistant Dean Nawari Nawari was part of a panel discussion at the event. This meeting, hosted by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation, is held every year to explore the application … Read More