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 International Initiatives, Imagine a Great Region, Health + Design Initiative, Colorado Center for Community Development, Colorado Center for Sustainable Urbanism, Center of Preservation Research, Center for Advanced Research in Traditional Architecture, 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


 

Shelby Jablon, Teton County Short Term Housing Study

Teton County Short Term Rental Study

Student Researcher: Shelby Jablon
Sebastian Montenegro, MAAS South Denver

Denver South Mobility-as-a-Service

Student Researcher: Sebastian Montenegro
Sarah Turnback, Equity Planning Lens for Denver

Equity Planning Lens for Denver

Student Researcher: Sarah Turnbach
Sarah Dunmire, Indicators of Displacement: Globeville Elyria Swansea

Indicators of Displacement: Globeville Elyria Swansea

Student Researcher: Sarah Dunmire
Sam Lasher, St. Vrain Creek Restoration Assessment

St. Vrain Creek Restoration Assessment

Student Researcher: Samantha Lasher
Philip Strom, Shady Lane Mobile Home Park Development

Shady Lane Mobile Home Park Development

Student Researcher: Philip Strom