Design and the Sustainable Environment - Summer School Series

May 6, 2011

The College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (CALA) is offering new courses to students this summer.

The new Design and Sustainable Environment Series is being offered in order to teach students more about sustainability with a broader view in relation to architecture. The series is available to all UA students and Pima Community College students with an interest in architecture, as well as the students already admitted into the UA Architecture school.

Among the courses offered:

TRAD 103 Architecture and Society

TRAD 104 Sonora: A Description of Place in Arid America (both offered online during Summer Session II).

Another online course focused on architecture students is ARC 461k/561k Special Projects in Architecture: Fundamentals of Energy and the Environment. This course is upper division elective credits and is open to CALA students, non-degree students, design professionals, and the general public.

In addition, CALA is offering upper division elective credits in Italy through the Arizona in Orvieto program. Professor Mary Hardin is the interim director for the College of Architecture. Professor Hardin received her Master of Architecture at the University of Texas and has been at the UA since 1997. She has received several awards including AIA awards, and has authored several publications.

Another first is CALA’s “Camp Architecture”, a one-week summer camp for students in grades 8-12 with an interest in architecture.

Interested and need more information? Visit or register for the classes online through UA Access.

For further information please contact Sheila Blackburn at 520-621-6752 or

The College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture