2020 DCP Leadership Summit Recap

Despite the challenges related to COVID-19, the Fourth Annual University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning Leadership Summit took place Thursday, Oct. 1. The event was held virtually on Zoom and was attended by the following unit advisory boards:

DCP Architecture Building Getting a Facelift

This past summer, the University of Florida Board of Trustees approved the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s exemption request to install a new roof on the architecture building, along with repairs of the building’s south-side studio balconies. Construction began Aug. 5

From Hard Hats To Tiaras: Julianna Chappell Wears Many Crowns

Sweat drips profusely off the forehead. Steam rises from the Florida concrete courtesy of an unforgiving sun. Construction workers scatter from one task to the next in what can only be described as a synergetic dance filled with organized chaos. And in the middle of it all, hiding behind a flowery neck gaiter, protective eye …

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Establishing a DCP Pipeline

Once you attend the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning, you are forever linked with past, present and future Gators.

A Rinker Homecoming

Welcome Robert F. Cox, Ph.D., as the new director of the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

Learning the Concept of OneDCP

When Dean Chimay Anumba arrived in 2016, he touted his vision for the College of Design, Construction and Planning as OneDCP

Designing Safer Living Spaces

Three members of DCP’s faculty, along with the help of others, have come together to work on research aimed at helping Parkinson’s Disease patients have safer living areas. Named CODY (Co-Design for You), this study allows the patients to use Virtual Reality (VR) to safely design living areas without the need for actually moving anything …

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Million Cool Roofs Challenge

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge is a $2 million global competition to rapidly scale up the deployment of highly solar-reflective “cool” roofs in developing countries suffering heat stress and lacking widespread access to cooling services.

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