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Creator: College of Design, Construction & Planning, University of Florida
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Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: April 3, 2009
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DCP News

April 3, 2009

DCP Research Showcase

April 9
Join us at 5 p.m. for the reception and poster session in the gallery
in the Architecture Building.

At 6:15 p.m., join us in Room 411 to hear a presentation by guest
speaker Rob Olshanskv, professor of urban planning at the
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.

April 10

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

See what new ideas are driving our


Presentations begin at 9 a.m.
Poster session all day in the gallery in the Architecture
Barbeque lunch at noon in the Perry Construction Yard
"Future Research Initiatives of DCP Centers" discussion at
2:30 p.m. in the gallery in the Architecture Building

The second annual DCP Research Showcase provides an

As part of Planning Day
2009, the Department of
Urban and Regional
Planning will present the

Sustainable Development:
Is Going Green Worth the

from 2 to 5 p.m. in the
Reitz Union Room 282.

Tim Hoeft, MArch 2006
and ARC 2004, designed
the new Community First
Credit Union in Lakeland
that has achieved both
the source and emissions
net-zero energy building
ranking from the U.S.
Department of Energy.

Watch the story at Tampa
Bay Online and view more
information about the
project on the Straughn
Trout Architects, LLC, Web

opportunity faculty collaboration and for current and prospective
students to learn about the research conducted by the college's
faculty members.
See the schedule of Dresentations.

Solar Decathlon Team to show model





The UF Solar Decathlon Team will host a reception at 4:30 p.m.
on April 6 for the opening of its exhibition in the gallery in the
Architecture Building featuring a model of the team's self-
sustaining, solar-powered house.
The Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 Competition in Madrid is a two-
year-long competition including 20 university teams from around
the world competing in 10 contests to design and, ultimately in
May 2010, build the best sustainable home that can be easily
industrialized and adapted to any climate.
UF is one of only two U.S. universities accepted to the competition.
Come and see how the team is representing our university
and country!

The UF Office of
Sustainability wants
students, faculty and staff
to join other eco-
conscious campuses in the
movement to reduce the
energy consumption of

Pledge your support to
adopt green computing
practices and help UF
reduce its environmental
impact and fight climate

UF is in a competition with
several other campuses to
see who can get the most
pledges by April 17, so
please help spread the
word. Go Gators!

Published & Presented


Hui Zou, ARC assistant professor, will
present the paper "Daoist Tradition of the Yuanming Yuan where
East Met West" at the international conference Architecture and
Phenomenology June 26 to 29 in Kyoto, Japan.

Have you recently presented at a conference or had your
work published? Let us know. Contact Julie Frey or Kaitlin

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UF BIM Team takes 2nd place


Team members in front from left to right: Dana Shaut, Allison Stanley and
Rachael McKercher. Back: Alireza Dayerizadeh, Doug Parent II, Karl Kuczmera
and Patrick Suermann (Coach).

Charlie Hailey, ARC assistant professor, had
his new book, Camps: A Guide to 21st-
Century Space, recently published by MIT
Press. The book investigates contemporary
camps of autonomy, control and necessity
and follows up on the study of camping as
place-making in Hailey's previous book,
Campsite, from Louisiana State University

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See pictures from the "75
years of landscape
architecture" celebration.

Visit Columns

May 1 at 4 p.m.

DCP Commencement

The UF Building Information Modeling Team placed second out of
nine undergraduate construction student teams in the third annual
National BIM problem at the Associated Schools of Construction
Competition Region VI & VII in Nevada in February.

The problem was to design a virtual building model of a $600
million business park campus, including three buildings and three
parking structures, as well as plan its successful construction,
sequencing and budgeting.

The UF team, sponsored by Current Builders in Pompano Beach,
was one of only two teams to successfully model a parking

Team members were selected for their demonstrated excellence in
BCN assistant professor Svetlana Olbina's BCN 3255 Computer
and Graphics Communication in Construction course.


Architecture awards
April 7: The School of Architecture will hold its annual
awards ceremony at 5 p.m. in the atrium of the Architecture

Historic preservation lecture
April 8: Gustavo Aroaz, president of the International Council on
Monuments and Sites, will present "ICOMOS initiatives in World
Heritage" at 6:30 p.m. in the Chandler Auditorium at the Harn

Planning research seminars
All presentations will be held from 11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the
Architecture Building Room 411.

April 7: Ilir Bejleri, URP associate professor, will present "Florida
Affordable Housing Suitability Model."
April 14: Earl Starnes, URP professor emeritus, and Richard
RuBino, professor emeritus from Florida State University, will
present "Lessons Learned? The History of Planning in Florida."
April 21: Andres Blanco, URP assistant professor, will present
"The Urban Dynamics of Informality."

UF Deadlines:

AIA Gainesville golf tournament

April 17: The 25th Annual AIA Gainesville Student Scholarship
Golf Tournament will be held at the Haile Plantation Golf and
Country Club. Students, faculty, colleagues and friends are
encouraged to compete or volunteer. Proceeds of the event fund
the AIA Gainesville Student Scholarship endowment. For more
information or to request an entry form, contact Joe Garcia, 352-

Other Deadlines:

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