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University of Virginia

 •  February 12

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP [bc] and the University of Virginia School of Architecture will pilot a design-basedresearch partnership to identify new avenues to address rapid development in the Washington DC area in a sustainable and equitable manner. As a nonprofit community design center, [bc] seeks to improve the livability and viability of...

University of Virginia

 •  February 6

Rethinking the Future, an organization that disseminates innovative ideas in architecture and design that address the needs of the future in relationship to climate change, recently announced its winners for the Rethinking the Future Sustainability Awards 2017. This international design competition, receiving over 450 entries from across the globe,...

University of Virginia

 •  February 6

Thirteen graduate and undergraduate students from UVA School of Architecture spent last fall researching, conceptualizing and developing proposals for the redesign of Emancipation Park in Charlottesville. As part of Professor Karen Van Lengen’s fall 2017 research studio, students addressed the complex relationships between history, narrative,...

University of Virginia

 •  February 1

Thomas Jefferson believed with more certainty than any of the other Founding Fathers that it was architecture that provided the ideal way for new nation-builders to express greatness. "From the Grounds Up: Thomas Jefferson's Architecture & Design," a new exhibition at the Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, explores the aspirational...

University of Virginia

 •  January 24

ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture) just announced the 2017-2018 Architectural Education Award Winners. Each year, ACSA honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service. Award winners inspire and challenge students, contribute to the...

University of Virginia

 •  January 24

The University of Virginia School of Architecture is pleased to announce the receipt of a $248,670 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to assist in managing the growth of the Biophilic Cities Network. Since 2013, Biophilic Cities has worked with cities, scholars and advocates to produce and sponsor the Biophilic Cities Journal,...

University of Virginia

 •  January 11

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Seth McDowell and his firm, mcdowellespinosa, for winning 2017 Best of Design for Young Architects by the Architect's Newspaper. Some of the work featured in the article includes a Design and Education Farmhouse Renovation, the winning design for the Chicago Center for Architecture, Design, and Education, and...

University of Virginia

 •  December 21, 2017

This fall, DesignIntelligence (DI), named UVA School of Architecture’s T. David Fitz-Gibbon Professor of Architecture, Robin Dripps, one its 25 Most Admired Educators for 2017-2018.Dripps teaches within the studio design sequence, lectures on architectural theory, and directs a seminar on the relationship between design intent and detail...

University of Virginia

 •  December 19, 2017

Led by principal investigator, Dean Ila Berman, the National Science Foundation awarded UVA a grant of $495,280.00 for the project, Polycentric Development Toward the Vision of 21st Century Main Street in Virginia. This grant was awarded under The Smart and Connected Communities (SCC) program which supports strongly interdisciplinary, integrative...

University of Virginia

 •  December 18, 2017

The Bi-City Biennale (UABB) based in Shenzhen and Hong Kong has invited Fuhou Zhang (M Arch ’17) to exhibit under the theme of Cities, Grow in Difference. His exhibited work was originally designed for the 2017 Schindler Global Award, for which it was selected as one of 12 finalists. The project explores the integration of infrastructure with...