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Architecture students finished their latest project in the Navajo Nation

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Graduate students from the University of Utah completed the building phase of -Keshíí- their latest home of the DesignBuildUTAH@Bluff program. Inspired by native and local connections to the natural environment, eight architecture students designed and built an expandable house of 800 sq. ft. (approx.) for a local family with the help of volunteers and sponsors. […]

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AIA Utah endows a permanent fund for the U of U School of Architecture

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The University of Utah School of Architecture is receiving a permanent endowment from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Utah chapter to support underrepresented students. Through a generous $60,000 gift, AIA continues to fund architecture students on their path to completing their graduate studies. A work that started in 1967 with the establishment of an […]

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U of Utah team working at MIT to bring new technology to assist refugees in Salt Lake City

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A team of University of Utah students led by Assistant Professor Milad Mozari from the division Multi-Disciplinary Design (MDD) at the College of Architecture and Planning is working in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore new virtual reality technology and bringing it home to help the refugee community in their resettlement […]

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Meet Christopher Putt, B.S. Urban Ecology ’20

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Christopher Putt Transportation Planner – Summit County B.S. Urban Ecology ’20 Current student M. Arch   How did your experience at CA+P prepare you for your career?  My experience at CA+P has helped me in my current career and graduate studies immensely. Obviously, learning certain software and programs has been beneficial but beyond that my […]

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MCMP students address community concerns about housing, gentrification and displacement

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Graduate students from the City & Metropolitan Planning Department presented their community-based engagement projects for the fall 2022 semester in partnership with 14 organizations in Utah. Students from the seminar ‘Community Engagement in Planning’ worked to engage local communities and connect with neighbors in the valley, creating an opportunity to reflect, collectively build knowledge and […]

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U of U students are contributing to advance equitable climate change action planning in higher education

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The University of Utah is an active member of the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3), a core program of the nonprofit organization Second Nature that connects 23 of the world’s leading research universities and university systems committed to accelerating climate action on campus, in communities, and globally since 2019. Beginning last year, a cohort of four graduate […]

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CMP work on Thriving in Place SLC received the High Achievement Award at the 2022 Utah Planning Awards

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The City and Metropolitan Planning Department earned the High Achievement Award from the American Planning Association Utah chapter for their work on the Thriving in Place SLC project. The initiative, a collaborative effort in Salt Lake City and Baird + Driskell Community Planning, developed a plan of action to address the factors that are forcing neighbors to […]

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DesignBuildUTAH@Bluff program featured in Architectural Digest magazine

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The University of Utah School of Architecture DesignBuildUTAH@Bluff program was featured in Architectural Digest magazine in the article “How Indigenous Architects, Artists, and Activists Are Using Design to Restore Tribal Sovereignty.” Graduate students and faculty co-directors Hiroko and Atsushi Yamamoto have been working this semester on building a home for a new client in the […]

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Meet Glen Berry, M. Arch ’88

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When Glen Berry, FAIA-NCARB was 17 years old, he decided that he was going to be an architect. He didn’t know what that meant or how it would have been, but Berry knew that was his future. Today, 48 years later and with more than three decades of experience in the field, he reflects on […]

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