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DCP90: 1940-49

September 8, 2015

  The 1940s: WWII brings changes to DCP Right when the economy seemed to be bouncing back from the stock market crash, the 1940s brought the U.S. into yet another earth-shattering event: World War II. On Dec. 7, 1941, the U.S. officially entered into the war, causing thousands of college-aged men to be drafted into … Read More

DCP organizes successful urban development conference in India

September 3, 2015

New Delhi, India – The International Conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Development in Indiaattracted more than 370 attendees from different parts of India and abroad. The audience included renowned social scientists, high-powered national, state and city-level policy makers, planners, development practitioners, private sector representatives, members of international organizations, students, social workers and activists from … Read More

Parker graduated in 1939, left mark on Florida

September 2, 2015

It’s hard to imagine there was any sign of hope for a prosperous future in the 1930s, during a time of prevalent uncertainty. However, that wasn’t the case for one of the college’s most memorable forerunners, who came out of that era as a leading example. It’s no secret that Alfred Browning Parker, B.Arch. 1939, … Read More

DCP90: 1930-39

August 30, 2015

The 1930s: DCP Expands Despite Rough Economy It was a time of widespread unemployment and poverty that left the majority of us trembling at the thought of a Great Depression ever crossing our paths again. But how did this time of financial instability directly influence the university, or specifically, our college? Roughly five years after … Read More

DCP90: 1925-29

August 24, 2015

Over the span of nearly a century… The College of Design, Construction and Planning has grown drastically since starting as a school within a neighboring college. Ninety years later, we recount the intriguing stories and vital decisions made throughout the years that established DCP’s legacy. It all began in 1925 when a renowned architect, Rudolph … Read More

Gold appointed director of new CityLab-Sarasota

Sarasota, Fla. – Martin Gold, associate professor at the University of Florida School of Architecture, has been appointed as the program director of CityLab-Sarasota, a newly established satellite Master of Architecture program located in Sarasota. The program, which is slated to begin this fall, will include seven advanced standing students studying for a professional master’s … Read More

Design 8 students design, build Carver Pavilion in White Springs

July 29, 2015

Design 8 students design, build Carver Pavilion in White Springs

Design 8 students design, build Carver Pavilion in White Springs

July 23, 2015

Design 8 students design, build Carver Pavilion in White Springs

Shepard recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

Shepard recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

Faculty, staff and students are recognized at commencement

Faculty, staff and students are recognized at commencement