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University of Arkansas

 •  March 28

Andrea Leers will present a lecture at 5 p.m. Monday, April 3, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design lecture series.Leers is the principal and co-founder of Leers Weinzapfel Associates of Boston,...

University of Arkansas

 •  February 3

After being closed for the month of January, Garvan Woodland Gardens reopens this month with a full schedule of events and activities planned through winter and into spring.The "Shiitake Mushroom Farming" workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 in the Magnolia Room. Dennis and Becky Denison will discuss the stages of growing and...

University of Arkansas

 •  February 2

The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design brings the Traveling Sauna to the University of Arkansas campus from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. As part of its coast-to-coast tour in honor of Finland's centennial celebration, the sauna will make a stop on the north lawn of Vol Walker Hall.The Traveling Sauna celebrates Finland's 100 years of...

University of Arkansas

 •  January 31

Gena Wirth will present a lecture at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design lecture series.Wirth is design principal at SCAPE, in New York, New York. She leads the design on several...

University of Arkansas

 •  January 30

A $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts will allow the University of Arkansas Community Design Center to assist the city of Conway in developing a plan for a town square that integrates wetland-based storm water treatment landscapes with urban land uses and an outdoor performance space.The Art Works grant will support a project...

University of Arkansas

 •  January 25

Maurice Cox will present a lecture at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design lecture series.Cox, the planning director for the City of Detroit, is an urban designer, architectural...

University of Arkansas

 •  December 21, 2016

The installation was inspired by and is located on a walnut grove that once belonged to Noah Drake, a former University of Arkansas professor. (Photo by Michelle Parks) By Lauren Randall Faculty and students collaborated to create a landscape installation inspired by a walnut grove that once belonged to Noah Drake. The project was conceptualized...

University of Arkansas

 •  December 20, 2016

Isaac Boroughs won second place in the national 2016 Interior Design Education Video Competition for his video “Solutions for People: Interior Design.” By Lauren Randall Design is a part of everyday life, from the comfort of one’s living room sofa to the structure of a downtown building. While the goal of interior design is to create an object,...

University of Arkansas

 •  December 20, 2016

Judy Brittenum taught landscape architecture courses at the University of Arkansas for 27 years. She retired at the end of the 2015-16 school year. By Lauren Randall Judy Brittenum retired from the University of Arkansas in May 2016, after a 27-year teaching career here. She left campus as an associate professor in the department of landscape...

University of Arkansas

 •  October 5, 2016

The University of Arkansas Community Design Center was selected as a HIVE 100 Innovator for 2016 by Hanley Wood editors. Specifically, Steve Luoni, director of the center, was named an innovator in the design category.He was noted for this innovation: designing within the parameters of human influence. This recognition was celebrated during an...