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Fisher honored at AIA Florida Convention
Thanks to Joshua Fisher, BDes 2005 and MArch 2008, for sharing this image with us. In July, Fisher, pictured with Dan Kirby, BDes 1989, and Nathan Butler, BDes 1992, was named Photographer of the Year at the AIA Florida Convention. Fisher is the owner of JoCoFi Photography, an architectural photography company in Ft. Myers, Fla.
DCP and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning invite you to join us for Land, Water and People: URP Celebrating 40 Years. The weekend kicks off with a lecture on Thursday, October 9 and concludes with a tailgate and the UF vs. LSU football game on Saturday, October 11.
DCP block seating is available. To purchase LSU football tickets, contact Marsha Phillips.
Thank you to our title sponsor, Bilzin Sumberg!
Elizabeth Miller, BLA 1984, of the National Capital Planning Commission, has been named Fellow of the ASLA. This fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge and service.
Miller is a longtime advocate of innovative public policy, planning and urban design initiatives. Her collaboration and consensus building skills provide a platform to educate allied professionals, elected officials, the media, and the public about good development practices and how landscape architects improve holistic land use, public space, transportation and appropriate infrastructure solutions. She continues to play a crucial role in shaping the public environment in the city of Washington, D.C.
During the IPHS conference, held July 21 – 23 in St. Augustine, Fla., DCP’s faculty band “In Crisis” performed for the conference attendees. Band members include Dean Christopher Silver, and architecture professors Martin Gold, John Maze and Mick Richmond.
In collaboration with Flagler College and the City of St. Augustine, DCP hosted the 16th biennial International Planning History Society Conference. DCP Dean Christopher Silver, who has been Secretary General of IPHS since 2010, co-chaired the conference with DCP alum, Dr. Leslee Keys,Ph.D. 2013, who is Director of Flagler’s Historic Preservation program. There were more than 150 participants representing scholars, doctoral students and practitioners from 21 different nations, sharing their research on a wide array of topics related to urban and regional development in all parts of the world, and from a historical perspective.
Interested in learning what our students, faculty and alumni have been up to this summer? Check out the recent Cotleur & Hearing newsletter to see what's been going on "around town." We are especially excited to see features on Daniel Rodriquez, third year LAE student, Kimberly Vacca, BSSBE 2014, and Glenn Acomb, LAE senior lecturer.
Over the summer, students in the URP Brazil study abroad program attended an event at The Planning Institute of Curitiba. Former URP faculty member, Andres Blanco, and URP associate professor and chair, Joseli Macedo, had the opportunity to discuss land and housing policy with the students at the event.
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