Architecture on the Move

  • Mar. 23, 2020
    UNLV UPdates can be found here | UNLV PAC updates can be found here | community resources can be found here MARCH 26, 2020 (4:12 P.M.) An update for College of Fine Arts Students:   It is with deep regret that I share with you the College of Fine Arts will follow the lead of the University  and postpone our separate College of Fine Arts Commencement Ceremony, originally...
  • Mar. 12, 2020
    Molly Redfield, Doctoral of Music Arts student in the School of Music and the Leadership Fellow to Dr. Nancy J. Uscher, as well as the Graduate Assistant to the College of Fine Arts, wrote the following about the most recent trip representing the College of Fine Arts as a cohort team at the Arts to Research Universities, a2ru, Emerging Creatives Student Summit hosted by Cincinnati University...
  • Feb. 28, 2020
    In Las Vegas, Mr Libeskind is widely known for his design of the Crystals shopping mall at City Center. At his visit to UNLV, Daniel Libeskind spoke on the art of architecture, and how a wide range of references from literature and philosophy constantly influences his work, having a profound impact on the design. Daniel Libeskind and his wife Nina spent some time with students answering questions...
  • Feb. 19, 2020
    The HD Lab was proud to be a part of the recent conference at Cal Poly Pomona for the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (West Federation). Associate Professor Glenn NP Nowak along with colleagues Dr. Cho (Rutgers) and Dr. Raeisinafchi (Texas A&M) delivered a panel discussion/presentation, “Research Design & Design Research: Extending hospitality...
  • Feb. 19, 2020
    Professor Eric Strain has recently been elevated by AIA to The College of Fellow of The American Institute of Architects. A highly distinguished group of members! Congratulations! 
  • Feb. 12, 2020
    The historic Wilmington, Delaware Public Library has gained a whole new life, thanks to Rebel Architect Jeff Isbert (Architecture ‘07). Jeff had a very large hand in the restoration and modernization of this gorgeous 1922 public landmark and historic site. As project manager for Wilmington’s EDiS firm, Jeff has documented all of the architectural elements of the building. Read more about it in...
  • Feb. 10, 2020
    Congratulations to Professor Danny Ortega for being awarded the prestigious 2020 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s (CELA) Outstanding Administrator of the Year Award. The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture confers this award to honor a faculty member’s outstanding, innovative and noteworthy accomplishments as an administrator. We are very proud of Danny Ortega's...
  • Feb. 4, 2020
    Dak Kopec (Associate Professor Architecture) coauthored a chapter in Eric Rossen's second edition book Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students. Kopec coauthored the chapter with Davis Harte of the Boston Architectural College, in Boston. In the chapter, "Design as the Missing Variable in Trauma Informed Schools," they discuss the relationship between students'...
  • Jan. 13, 2020
    Desert Companion's Best of the City 2020 list names David Baird, AIA, Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture as the city's best artist.  "Thin rods of interwoven balsa wood sculpture rise up in a trembling three-foot tower. Artist David Baird’s small monument to Babel, titled “Conceit,” acknowledges human audacity, but at the same time, the possibility of...
  • Dec. 16, 2019
    During Fall semester 2019, Professor Deborah Oakley’s third year class with assistant instructor Jorge Hernandez teamed with the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada to help them master plan their brand new Girl Scout Camp located in rural Alamo, NV. A weekend retreat was held in October that included a site analysis and sustainability presentation/ workshop with Jeff Roberts, AIA, a Principle of SERA...
  • Dec. 6, 2019
      The SAY IT LOUD exhibition will feature projects by women and diverse design professionals, as well as quotes and video interviews on their experiences in the architecture and design professions. The concept of this exhibit is "To see our faces, hear our voices, and feel our impact within the colorful tapestry of our heritage."   SAY IT LOUD is the activation of a national...
  • Nov. 25, 2019
    Our Director of the School of Architecture, Dr Steffen Lehmann, has been appointed to the AIA Las Vegas Board of Directors. Here at the AIA Celebration last Friday, with Dean Nancy Uscher and Jennifer Turchin, AIA President Western Mountain Region.