Real life lessons
By Cindy Tumiel
A dozen College of Architecture graduate students have spent the past two years working with San Antonio Alternative Housing Corporation, a West Side San Antonio community agency, to erect three experimental rental houses that will answer some questions about the future role of energy-efficient building materials in affordable housing.
New park offers wellness opportunities for community, experience for students
By Ashley Festa
This summer, the UTSA College of Architecture collaborated with the nonprofit San Antonio Sports on a new city project that has seen success in Houston: the SPARK School Park Program. The project aims to transform unused areas on school property into publicly accessible parks to promote health and wellness in the community.
For both stories, visit UTSA Community Connect magazine.
The inaugural issue of UTSA Community Connect was published in December 2012. The new annual magazine celebrates and showcases UTSA's public service programs and community engagement activities. Read the full online edition of UTSA Community Connect.