UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

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Welcome to DCP, #UF22

August 22, 2018

The University of Florida held the New Student Convocation in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. This event is the official welcome for all new first-year students at UF. After those festivities, the College of Design, Construction and Planning held its own Convocation in Rinker Hall to welcome those students who are … Read More

Eagle Construction Gifts $250,000 Fellowship to DCP

July 23, 2018

Eagle Construction of VA, LLC has provided $250,000 to the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning for a fellowship that will provide $50,000 every year for five years. Eagle Construction is sponsoring this fellowship to support research in the field of advanced construction technologies, conducted largely by the Center for Advanced Construction … Read More

SoA Socializing at Sawgrass

The University of Florida’s School of Architecture held an alumni reception at the 2018 AIA Florida Convention, which was at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach. More than 50 SoA alumni and friends attended, enjoyed great food and beverages and were briefed on the state of DCP by Seth Watts, DCP Director of Development, … Read More

Saying Goodbye to a Colleague and Friend

June 14, 2018

The University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning lost a very influential person, close friend and colleague as Roy Graham passed away on May 29. Graham joined DCP in 2003 as the Beinecke-Reeves Distinguished Professor and Director for Historic Preservation. He helped create the Master of Historic Preservation in 2008 and developed the … Read More

DCP Students First in Country To Become IPAL Graduates

July 12, 2018

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning was the first program in the country to have students graduate by using the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL). This option, overseen by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), streamlines the process for earning an architecture license while students earn their degree. … Read More

Perkins+Will Awards $20,000 in Prizes to Architecture Students

June 1, 2018

Perkins+Will, an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm, sponsored a prize for the University of Florida Spring 2018 Architecture Design 6 studio. The total prize money given out was $20,000. This contest was open to all approximately 90 students in the Design 6 studio. The top students chosen had their projects reviewed by a jury … Read More

CBA Prize Awarded to Architecture Students

May 14, 2018

CBA (Charlan Brock Associates) Architects, a full-service architectural firm located in Maitland, sponsored an award for architecture students in the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning. The students eligible for this prize were in the Advanced Graduate Architectural Design 2 studio. CBA Architects has a longstanding relationship with our college. Firm founders … Read More

Hailey Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

April 19, 2018

University of Florida School of Architecture Professor Charlie Hailey was awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship. This exclusive award was bestowed upon a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the John … Read More

Jim Pugh Given Exclusive Recognition

January 29, 2018

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management graduate Jim Pugh received the prestigious Horatio Alger Award. Bestowed on only 10-12 individuals each year, this award conveys prominent national recognition to individuals who succeed because of their hard work, perseverance and personal integrity – and who also work to help others climb to their same heights. … Read More

Women Leaders Share Experiences with DCP Students

March 23, 2018

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning held its Women’s Leadership Summit on campus in the DCP Gallery. This event provided an opportunity for DCP students to meet face-to-face with female alumni who are leaders within the fields of architecture, construction, interior design, landscape architecture and planning. Our students were able to … Read More