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


 

Dolores County Public Service Center

Dolores County Public Service Center

Principal Researchers:

  • Project Team: Travis Roubideaux (MArch), Ally Hawk (MArch), Elena Yablong (MArch), Chris Endreson (Project Coordinator)
  • Local Participants: Margret Daves, County Projects Manager, Steve Davis, R&B Shop Supervisor, Dolores County Commissioners
  • DOLA Regional Manager: Ken Charles
Yampa Gateway and Wayfinding Signage

Yampa Gateway and Wayfinding Signage

Principal Researchers:

  • Project Team: Keath Flint (MLA), Jill Troiani (MLA), Chris Endreson (Project Manager)
  • Local Participants: Janet Ray (Town Clerk), Yampa Town Board, Gateway Yampa Committee, Nancy Kramer (Northwest Colorado Cultural Heritage Program)
  • DOLA Regional Manager: Greg Winkler
Grand Lake Center

Grand Lake Center

Principal Researchers:

  • Project Team: Matthew Breen, Katie Lucas, Serena McClintick, Ross Williams, Katie Benz
  • Local Participants: Jim White, DiAnn Butler
  • DOLA Regional Manager: Greg Winkler
Lone Cone Public Library

Lone Cone Public Library

Principal Researchers:

  • Project Team: Ally Hawk (MArch), Travis Roubideaux (MArch), Elena Yablong (MArch), Chris Endreson (Project Coordinator)
  • Local Participants: Carrie Andrew (Library Director), Library Board of Directors, Town of Norwood
  • DOLA Regional Manager: Ken Charles
Meeker Heritage Cultural Center

Meeker Heritage Cultural Center

Principal Researchers:

  • Project Team: Travis Roubideaux (MArch), Chris Endreson (Project Coordinator)
  • Local Participants: Ellene Meece (RBC Heritage Center Director), RBC Historical Society, Kaitlin Cook (Rio Blanco County)
  • DOLA Regional Manager: Elyse Ackerman
Meeker Heritage Cultural Center

Meeker Heritage Cultural Center

Principal Researchers:

  • Project Team: Travis Roubideaux (MArch), Chris Endreson (Project Coordinator)
  • Local Participants: Ellene Meece (RBC Heritage Center Director), RBC Historical Society, Kaitlin Cook (Rio Blanco County)
  • DOLA Regional Manager: Elyse Ackerman