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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

Nawre Presents as Part of Landscape Architecture Magazine Lecture Series

September 27, 2017

Alpa Nawre, Assistant Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Florida, presented the second lecture in the inaugural year of the Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) Lecture Series at the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 7, 2017. In her lecture, titled “The Ecologies of Resource … Read More

Making Your Ideal Neighborhood

Have you ever wanted to design your ideal neighborhood? Put a park here, place a retail store there. Well, the children in Gainesville’s Porters neighborhood got that chance thanks to Urban and Regional Planning Adjunct Lecturer Laura Dedenbach’s URP 4000 class. Held at the Porters Community Center, the children in the afterschool program, with the … Read More

Kornblau Inducted Into Rinker School’s Construction Hall of Fame

September 22, 2017

On September 16, 2017, Bryan Kornblau, BBC 1981, was inducted into the UF Rinker School’s Construction Hall of Fame to honor his accomplishments in the industry, in his community and at the University of Florida. Kornblau is the president and a principal of Markel/Eagle Partners as well as the chairman and founder of Eagle Construction … Read More