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An Everlasting Connection to UF

April 29, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro William H. Baker’s journey through life has brought him to many different places such as Vietnam and Washington, D.C. Even throughout all those stops, his heart never left Gainesville. He is forever grateful for the educational experience afforded him at the University of Florida. That’s why he has started a fund for … Read More

Hite Wins Distinguished Alumni Award

April 11, 2019

Congratulations to the University of Florida Department of Landscape Architecture’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Chris Hite of Dix.Hite + Partners. DCP Communications sat down with Hite to ask a few questions and get to know her better. Can you tell us about your career? As President of Dix.Hite + Partners, I provide visionary leadership … Read More

Gold Named to the AIA College of Fellows

April 10, 2019

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida chapter announced three members have been elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows, including our own Martin Gold, associate professor in the School of Architecture. Gold will receive his medal at the Investiture of Fellows Ceremony at the 2019 Conference on Architecture in Las Vegas in June. “It … Read More

Back to Help Puerto Rico

April 17, 2019

Last year, the Puerto Rico Re_Start Project was started to help after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Architecture professor Martha Kohen spearheaded this effort and went to Puerto Rico last March along with colleagues and students. This mission was so successful that they decided to do it again. Puerto Rico Re_Start 2 was … Read More

Students Provide Vision for DCP’s Future

April 1, 2019

University of Florida students from the College of Design, Construction and Planning and the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering formed teams and competed for the chance to win $3,500 in the 2018-2019 Witters Competition, which kicked off Friday, March 22 in the Architecture Building Atrium. Established in 1993, the Witters Competition is endowed by Arthur … Read More

#UF23 Welcomed to the DCP Family

The College of Design, Construction and Planning welcomed its newest members at the New Student Showcase. The incoming freshmen class, #UF23, were treated to tours of the college and ended their day with an ice cream social. They learned about our undergraduate majors in architecture, construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and sustainability and the … Read More

DCP Visits Tampa

March 29, 2019

The UF College of Design, Construction and Planning came to Tampa and took over Ulele, a restaurant on the city’s Riverwalk, to host this year’s edition of the DCP Tampa Tour Stop. This annual alumni networking event gave us an opportunity to update everyone about what’s going on in our college while also offering a … Read More

Interior Design Student One of 2019 Disney Imaginations Design Winners

March 18, 2019

Interior design senior Katie Woody was part of a team representing four top design programs that won second place in the Walt Disney Imagineering’s 28th Imaginations Design Competition, which celebrates imaginative themed design and seeks out the next generation of diverse and talented Imagineers. Woody’s team of four college students represented the University of Florida, … Read More

CPPI Leads the Way on Gator Giving Day

March 7, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The University of Florida held its inaugural Stand Up & Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day. The goal was to receive 5,000 gifts of at least one dollar. The Gator Nation wound up smashing that goal with a total of 11,535 gifts that raised more than $12.6 million. DCP contributed to UF’s total … Read More

Interior Design’s Meneely Wins CIDA Award

March 12, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) recently named Interior Design Associate Professor Jason Meneely a 2018 CIDA Award for Excellence Merit Winner for “Finding Virtue in the Virtual: A Values Driven Approach for VR in Design Education.” The CIDA Award for Excellence Competition nationally recognizes outstanding practices in interior design education. … Read More