The College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver is the only college in Colorado offering comprehensive programs in the design and planning of the built environment, from undergraduate through accredited professional masters degrees to the doctorate. We cover architecture, landscape architecture, urban and regional planning, urban design, and historic preservation. We take full advantage of our status, aligning our programs with our special opportunities in Denver, and with our view of what students in our fields will need to flourish in the next few decades.
In the College of Architecture and Planning, we inspire the next
generation of designers and planners to ignite evolution in the city, in
their fields, and in their lives.
At CAP, students and faculty engage directly with our vibrant city, dynamic community, and magnificent landscape by working on real projects that make a real difference. Our faculty members are highly acclaimed scholars and designers and our students and alumni have earned recognition locally and nationally.
Community engagement is at the heart of what we do at CAP. By responsively and proactively engaging with communities throughout Colorado, we contribute to an improved quality of life - strengthening environmental sustainability, enhancing economic vitality, and increasing social and environmental justice.
As the only college of architecture and planning in Colorado, we are committed to providing our students and alumni with opportunities to build their careers through meaningful interactions with the local and regional professional community.
College of Architecture and Planning students draw inspiration from our location in the heart of downtown Denver. The city is our laboratory, classroom and playground. Students benefit from a wide array of resources on campus and in the city.