Research and Creative Work

In the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver, students and faculty engage directly with our vibrant city, dynamic community, and magnificent landscape by working on real projects that make a real difference.

Meaningful research and creative activities are undertaken across disciplines and reseach areas such as: The ColoradoBuildingWorkshop (design-build studio), Aspen Workshop, Bixler Global Initiatives, Imagine a Great Region, Health + Design Initiative, and studios and workshops focused on riverfront and downtown revitalization, campus enhancements, green and connected infrastructure, affordable housing, mobility improvements, social equity, environmental justice, disaster recovery, adaptive reuse, and much more.

Explore the ways research and creative projects at CAP ignite evolution that enriches places for people and the planet.

Recent Projects


 

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Lamar Urban Farming Classroom

Student Researchers:

Shawn Adams Brandon Bain Kristin Bevis Mike Blea Joe Coleman Amr Fayez John Gibbons James Hart Jeremy Jones Amy Keil Maeve Kinsey DJ Kornmeyer Breton Lujan Kendra Matrician Paul Mitchell Jack Tipton
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Nakai Residence

Student Researchers:

James Anderson David Hevesi Zia Hooker Courtney Hughes Cameron Minor Milen Milev Michelle Pollock Josh Young
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Hozho House

Student Researchers:

Shawn Adams Erica Alfaro Patrick Beseda Gregory Behlen Anastasia Chmel Megan Garrett Lacy Graham Patricia Gut Amy Keil Anna Huey Catalina Pedraza Henry Rahn Foster Ramsey Scott Rank Joe Stevenson Dana Trill Iassen Vladimirov Megan Voiles Ronald Willison Kristin Zuro
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WEEP [Waterton Environmental Pavillion] | 2012

Student Researchers:

Caitlin Blythe Nicole Bruechner Michael Bucher Nicole Davis Carrie Hadley Katherine Hawkins Christopher Johnston Robert Kiester Will Koning Milen Milev Rachel Mott Will Murray Gerald Reynolds JD Signom Astrid Vander
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Confluence Hall 2017

Student Researchers:

Sofia Bruni Adam Buehler Joshua Chandler Robert Chesnovar Marika Davis Meghan Duarte-Silva Carl Faler Eileen Gehlhausen Sasha Godinez Kelsey Grundman Kurt Hartmann Ryan Helle Ryan Johnson Danielle Jones Benyamin Khezri Alex LaVoy Alexander Martin Joel Miller Olivia Mott Mason O’Farrell Ali Reed Brandon Smith Rebekka Thy Hunter Wells Lidia West Kelsey Wotila Liezl van Wyk
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Windcatcher House 2010

Student Researchers:

Amber Danzl Amy Beresford Cayla McConnell Dominic Herrera Emily Martin Eric Sechrist George Kincaid Jessica Garfin Jocelyn Turkowski Jonah Rogin Joshua Paulsen Katie Carleo Lisa Robins Matthew Joiner Matthew Rennert Mike Sullivan Mark Olsen Nik Rael Nina Afshar Peter Lutz Tina Pruett Wren Hoffmann