Carrie Makarewicz, Assistant Professor in CU Denver's Department of Urban and Regional Planning was recently interviewed by Denverite for the article, "Lakewood voters approve a 1 percent cap on growth."
CU Denver's Urban and Regional Planning Associate Professor Jeremy Németh was interviewed by Eater for their recent article, "An Iconic Diner May Soon Be Developed Into Housing. The Owner Couldn't Be More Relieved."
CU Denver's design-build program received recognition from AIA for their Long's Peak Toilet project. This project explores humane waste collection and lightweight prefabricated construction in order to minimize the human footprint in Colorado's backcountry.
Areti Athanasopoulos, a Master of Landscape Architecture student, was named 2019 Olmstead Scholar for her research developing a spatial framework that can be used to revise United Nations policies and refugee camp planning standards.
A partnership between the Department of Local Affairs and University of Colorado Denver researchers has produced the Planning for Hazards project: an effort that provides state-specific tools and techniques to help Colorado communities assess their natural hazard risk and address it using land use plans, codes, and standards.
Master of Urban and Regional Planning graduates have varied career paths. Read about two graduates of our program and the work they are doing to help cities, states, and tribes deploy renewable energy systems.
Catharine McCord (MLA 2017), an adult program coordinator with the Denver Botanic Gardens, designed a sensory garden for the Sewall Child Development Center and REACH Charter Elementary School campus, as part of her thesis. The garden was planted in October 2017.