Collection ARC4000 - Center for Urban and Community Design (CUCD) Archives

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ARC4000

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Center for Urban and Community Design (CUCD) Archives

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(1992)

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The CUCD was founded in 1992 in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew with the mission of fostering a collaborative interdisciplinary approach that supports the buttressing, retro-fitting and creation of sustainable communities and buildings. The Center seeks to integrate research, teaching, and service, encouraging interdisciplinary thought and action in the areas of historic preservation, urban design & community engagement, and, sustainable & resilient design in the sub-tropics and tropics. The Center assists or leads faculty, alumni and students in funded research, publications, and community partnerships, workshops and charrettes.

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Collection contains architectural drawings, photographs, reports.

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Charrette reports are housed in binders on shelves.

CDs and DVDs are stored in boxes.

All other documents are geographically arranged in flat file drawers.

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