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DCP organizes successful urban development conference in India
September 03, 2015New Delhi, India – The International Conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Development in India attracted more than 370 attendees from different parts of India and abroad.

Parker graduated in 1939, left mark on Florida
September 02, 2015 – It’s hard to imagine there was any sign of hope for a prosperous future in the 1930s, during a time of prevalent uncertainty. However, that wasn’t the case for one of the college’s most memorable forerunners, who came out of that era as a leading example.

DCP90: 1930-39
August 30, 2015 – It was a time of widespread unemployment and poverty that left the majority of us trembling at the thought of a Great Depression ever crossing our paths again. But how did this time of financial instability directly influence the university, or specifically, our college?

DCP90: 1925-29
August 24, 2015 – It all began in 1925 when a renowned architect, Rudolph Weaver, was appointed director of the newly established School of Architecture at the University of Florida.

Gold appointed director of new CityLab-Sarasota
August 24, 2015 – Sarasota, Fla. – Martin Gold, associate professor at the University of Florida School of Architecture, has been appointed as the program director of CityLab-Sarasota, a newly established satellite Master of Architecture program located in Sarasota.

Grove Hall: A trip down memory lane
July 24, 2015 – “Grove Hall for us, was sort of like the Wild West at times,” Pete Prugh, BArch 1971, said as he recalled his time spent as an architecture student in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Grove Hall was a two-story, wooden building that held single rooms stretching down a 400-foot hallways. It was home for many students of the college.

Design 8 students design, build Carver Pavilion in White Springs
May 21, 2015

Shepard recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award
May 12, 2015 – One of Florida’s leading experts in historic preservation, Herschel Shepard, was selected by the School of Architecture as the recipient of the school’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Faculty, staff and students are recognized at commencement
May 11, 2015 – Congratulations to the 2015 award recipients!

DCP welcomes its newest alumni
May 11, 2015 – Nearly 220 graduates walked across the stage at the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s spring commencement on May 2 at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Margaret Portillo named Fellow by the Interior Educators Council
April 20, 2015Margaret Portillo, professor and chair of the Department of Interior Design, was named to the Council of Fellows by the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) at the organization’s annual national conference on March 14.

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