• Firsthand look at Denver's changing skyline

    On hard-hat tour, CAP alumnus says, 'CU Denver is so great because the city is right in the backyard'

    All it takes is a glance at the cityscape to see that Denver is buzzing with growth. With new buildings, new businesses and new people, it can be hard to keep track of the changes happening in and around the city.… Full Story

    November 8, 2017
    Steven Vigil-Roach
    Hard hat tour of Confluence building
  • Going global with their design skills

    Architecture students create school for Nicaragua community

    A win-win-win situation is in the works at CU Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) for the Winterim 2018 term.… Full Story

    October 25, 2017
    Guest Contributor
    CAP students in the 2015 International Design Build Nicaragua Project
  • CAP student enjoys meeting renowned architect Fayez

    'I never imagined that I would have the honor to meet him personally'

    Waleed Al Sulami, a sophomore studying architecture at CU Denver, got to meet one of his architectural inspirations when CU alumnus Zuhair Fayez recently visited our campus.… Full Story

    October 18, 2017
    architecture student Waleed Al Sulami and architect Zuhair Fayez
  • New CAP Dean discusses CU Denver’s role as 'engaged citizen'

    Ellin says CAP provides diversity of approaches, giving students a wide range of perspectives and tools

    Nan Ellin is the new Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at CU Denver. Her scholarship and practice have co-created vital and vibrant places that celebrate and support life on every level.… Full Story

    October 3, 2017
    Kaelin Alexander
    Nan Ellin
  • Students shed light on 3D design

    CAP lampshade exhibit on display through Aug. 31

    If you haven’t seen a 3D-printed lampshade, now is your chance. Students in the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) recently had the opportunity to design and 3D print their own lampshades, now on exhibit on the second floor of the CU Denver building.… Full Story

    August 28, 2017
    Steven Vigil-Roach
    CU Denver students in design class
  • Building architects

    CAP camp attracts prospective future generation with project, taste of campus life

    Circular saws buzzed and the smell of sawdust filled the air, as 27 students from high schools across the West scurried about the annex of the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) on an overcast summer day, their intense focus a sign of a looming deadline ahead.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Debra Melani
  • Students put their mark on pop-up park

    Maymester class designs and builds entryways for Square on 21st, a collaboration with City of Denver

    It’s not often that an undergraduate student gets to build something that thousands of people will pass through as they enter a lush and leafy reprieve from the sea of concrete.… Full Story

    July 5, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock with CU Denver students
  • Regents approve appointment of two new deans

    Nan Ellin named dean of the College of Architecture and Planning and Martin Dunn as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science

    The University of Colorado Denver announced today the appointment of Nan Ellin, Ph.D., as dean of the College of Architecture and Planning and Martin Dunn, Ph.D.,  as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science.… Full Story

    June 16, 2017
    Emily Williams
    Student Commons Building
  • Teens find 'voyce' in advocacy

    Young people advocate for threatened neighborhoods with researchers' help

    The Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods in north Denver sit center stage to multiple threats.… Full Story

    May 10, 2017
    Michael Satchell
    Esme Aguilar, a youth participant, poses in front of a mural