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University of Virginia

 •  September 14

The School of Architecture is pleased to announce that ALAR 8020: The Joint Studio Nuttallburg, West Virginia won Architect Magazine's 2017 Studio Prize. The studio consisted of third-year Master's of Architecture candidates, led by Ed Ford, Vincent and Elena Shea Professor of Architecture, and Luis Pancorbo, Assistant Professor of Architecture....

University of Virginia

 •  September 9

The University of Virginia School of Architecture received an Honor Award for the 2017 ASLA Student Awards for their project "White House Kitchen Garden." The project was built to become a symbol of "health and well-being for children and adults across the country," and utilized "salvaged materials from important American places," including plants...

University of Virginia

 •  June 30

Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture of Cambridge, Massachusetts announces the expansion of its leadership through the elevation of four new partners, including three University of Virginia alumni: John Grove, ASLA (BA ’84, MLA ’88); John Kett, ASLA (BA ’92, MLA ’98); and John Christopher Moyles, ASLA (MLA ’90). Each principal has contributed to...

University of Virginia

 •  June 15

One of only 12 selected finalists for the Schindler Global Award, A-School graduate student, Fuhou Zhang, was awarded a travel grant in recognition of his project and competition entry, “The Poetics of Spatial Agency: A New Kowloon City” which questions the traditional urban logics, forms and contents of infrastructure, and aims to create a...

A circular stone wall, open at one section, rises from an open green area of the University of Virginia’s Grounds east of Brooks Hall and across from the Corner. Within this circle, a stone bench provides opportunity for quiet reflection, especially when reading the names inscribed on the interior wall – names of enslaved laborers who worked to...

Dean Ila Berman and the members of the Dean’s Advisory Board are pleased to announce that Adam Yarinsky, FAIA LEED AP (BSArch 1984) has been selected as the 2017 A-School Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. This award recognizes exceptional graduates from the School of Architecture who have demonstrated creativity, innovation, leadership and...

A team of urban and environmental planning master’s degree students is proposing numerous ways to improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity between Charlottesville and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.The group of University of Virginia graduate students presented their planning study — entitled “Charlottesville to Monticello & Beyond” — to...

The A-school is pleased to announce the recent accomplishments of Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and the Reuben M. Rainey Professor in the History of Landscape Architecture, Michael Lee. Michael was named an American Council of Learned Societies 2017 Fellow, a 12-month fellowship with an award of $46,400. The ACLS Fellowship program...

The A-School congratulates PhD students, Patricia de T. Basile and Julia Triman, on their recent accomplishments in receiving funding to support their research and scholarship on the built environment.Patricia received a Graduate Student Fellowship in Land Policy and Urban Development in Latin America from the Lincoln Institute for an amount of...

University of Virginia

 •  April 15

As the University of Virginia celebrated Thomas Jefferson’s 274th birthday on Thursday, the four winners of the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals – each distinguished in fields Jefferson held in high regard – gave public talks on Grounds.The University and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello – the independent, nonprofit organization...