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DCP News

DCP Faculty Awarded by UF and City of Gainesville

November 15, 2018

The UF-City of Gainesville Research Awards Showcase was held at Emerson Alumni Hall on Oct. 9 to celebrate the seven winning research projects selected last year. The teams presented their completed work and results at this event. As part of the University of Florida’s Strategic Development Plan, UF Senior Vice President and COO Charlie Lane … Read More

Architecture Students Display Work in Atrium

October 22, 2018

Architecture students from Lee-Su Huang and Lisa Huang’s Advanced Graduate Design 1 studio (the first year of our 2-year Master of Architecture program) displayed their work this week in the Architecture Atrium Building. It is currently on display if you would like to come check it out for yourself. “This studio project started at the … Read More

Nelson Studio and Seminar Room Dedication

October 17, 2018

On October 5, DCP alumnus Howard Nelson officially opened the Howard and Gayle Nelson Studio and Seminar Room. After Nelson cut the ribbon, everyone entered the studio to learn more about how the renovated space is being used. Urban and regional planning students demonstrated the technology, showing how four devices can show their displays at … Read More

Architecture Students Tour the Reitz Union

October 29, 2018

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems provide thermal comfort and adequate indoor air quality for buildings’ occupants. In ARC 4620: Environmental Technology II, architecture students are taught the principles of HVAC systems and their applications in real-world projects. Recently, students and instructors in ARC 4620 visited the Reitz Union to learn about and view … Read More

Murtha Inspired By Next Generation of Scholars

October 10, 2018

Faculty Profile – Tim Murtha, associate professor, Department of Landscape Architecture Landscape architecture associate professor Tim Murtha was the college’s first hire for the Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER). He started last academic year and recently welcomed the rest of the team to FIBER at the beginning of this academic year. What is … Read More

Redden Appreciates Larsen’s Mentorship

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