College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

"Kate mapped where the rising sea water was projected, and then she took all that land and floated it out. Obviously at first she didn't think she would end up with this floating community, but she was doing different mapping exercises of the area, just getting to know San Francisco. Finding old maps of where the water was under the surface of the city was part of her process," associate professor Susannah Dickinson said.
April 3, 2019
A UA undergraduate architecture studio was honored as one of the best examples of architectural investigation taking place in colleges and universities today.
Since 2007, several international organizations have helped recover more than 8,000 artifacts looted from the National Museum of Afghanistan. Through a unique partnership, the UA is teaching Afghani students how to fight back against illegal trafficking of cultural property. (Photo: Ninaras CC BY 4.0)
April 3, 2019
Students in Afghanistan attended an online UA class developed to raise their awareness of illicit trafficking and help them protect important cultural artifacts.
Jennifer Moscato said the Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory was a significant source of inspiration for her team's 2018 Liba Wheat Memorial-award-winning project. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 27, 2019
In "Building a Changing World," the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's studies of the built environment include how future urban design and planning projects must work hand in hand with surrounding natural environments.
As part of a transportation planning class at the UA, Landgrave-Serrano and her classmates hit the streets of Tucson to practice "tactical urbanism."
Feb. 20, 2019
Monica Landgrave-Serrano, a graduate student in the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, believes in the social and economic power of urban planning.
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Nov. 6, 2018
To create livable, aesthetically pleasing cities that are also water-efficient, UA experts say water managers and urban planners will need to increase their coordination efforts.
The UA's new bachelor's degree in applied humanities will produce graduates who are prepared with both professional skills and the so-called “soft skills” and broad perspectives that are gained in the humanities.
Sept. 12, 2018
A new career-centered degree in the College of Humanities will give students an educational path that integrates professional training and skills in intercultural competence.
UA students in the sustainable built environments program prepare to interact via virtual exchange with their peers from the American University in Cairo.
Aug. 27, 2018
Harnessing Innovation through Virtual Exchange, or HIVE, is buzzing at the UA and at the American University in Cairo as classrooms transform into global hubs of knowledge.
April 20, 2018
Can desert cities such as Tucson and Phoenix sustain us, in light of their scarce water supplies, sweltering climate and rising population? UA experts Sharon Megdal (water), Ladd Keith (heat) and Christopher Domin (architecture) have reason for optimism. With video.
The UA's Larry Head has led the development of infrastructure for vehicle-to-vehicle communication, which is expected to be on U.S. roads in about six years. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 14, 2018
A wealth of connected-vehicle research by professor Larry Head is helping to determine how people will move about in the cities of tomorrow. With UANews video. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.

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