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​​​Read the most recent CAP Announcements​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ for news and events of interest to our community.

SunValleyMAIN.jpgProject aims to infuse design strategies that promote healthier, more active lives in Denver's poorest neighborhood 

CAP was awarded a $430,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to lead a three-year project – “Creating Healthy Places Through Transformational Education and Design” – to transform the west Denver neighborhood Sun Valley by using the best principles of healthy community design and planning.

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Interdisciplinary Student Team in Top 10 in Affordable Housing Competition  

A team of CAP students finished in the Top 10 in the 2015 HUD Innovative Affordable Housing Competition that focused on an 11-story, 300 unit senior living facility in Houma, Louisiana. 

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American Society of Landscape Architecture Honor and Merit Award recipients were honored at the Student Awards Luncheon in May.

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Read about this year's winners of the college faculty awards of excellence in Tenured/Tenure-Track Teaching, Non-Tenure-Track Teaching, Research and Creative Activities, and Service.

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Andy Reid, recently retired Assistant Dean of Administrative Services, was the recipient of the 2015 Staff Recognition Award for the College of Architecture and Planning.


Jun Xia at Shanghai Tower

Jun Xia (MArch and MUD 1989), principal and regional design director for the Shanghai office of Gensler, designed Shanghai Tower, which will be the world's second-tallest building at 2,073 feet when it is open later this year. 


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