Architecture on the Move

  • Jun. 11, 2019
    The UNLV College of Fine Arts celebrated Nevada Legislature's Art Day this past March. Take a peek at our UNLV faculty, students, and staff displaying their talents! Also seen here are Assemblyman Ozzie Fumo, Assemblywoman Michelle Gorelow, Assemblywoman Ellen B. Spiegel, Senator Yvanna Cancela, the late Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, UNLV's Vice President for Government Affairs Luis Varela,...
  • Jun. 4, 2019
    The School of Architecture at UNLV has launched its new year book 2018-2019, entitled BILLBOARD 1. The book was launched at a public event and alumni reception on June 5th to celebrate 25 years of the accredited program in architecture. Over the last 25 years, the School of Architecture has grown up alongside the design professions in Las Vegas, Southern Nevada, and the American Southwest. Las...
  • May. 20, 2019
    Dr. Steffen Lehmann, director of the UNLV School of Architecture, has been invited to participate in two prestigious initiatives. He will be a speaker at the “City 2.0: Smart People, Places, and Planning” symposium at Harvard University in November 2019 on “Urban Regeneration”; and he will be a jury member for the American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter 2019 Awards Committee. As part...
  • May. 1, 2019
    On April 30, our UNLV Solar Decathlon 2020 team presented their project "Desert Bloom" to former Vice President Al Gore and Senator Harry Reid.
  • Apr. 18, 2019
    The UNLV School of Architecture AIAS Freedom by Design chapter won the UNLV Impact Award for Community Engagement’s Group Direct Service, presented by the UNLV Service Learning and Leadership for the Casa de Luz Project.
  • Apr. 15, 2019
      April 12-14, 2019: Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Weekend: Finalist teams present to industry leaders on the NREL main campus in Golden, Colorado. Jurors review each team’s Project Report and presentation to determine Design Challenge winners. More about the 2019 Design Challenge: Finalist teams competing in the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge work for one or two academic...
  • Feb. 27, 2019
    The Nature Conservancy has posted an article about the work of UNLV School of Architecture students' on the impact trees have in parking lots at UNLV, a collaboration with The Nature Conservancy's Nevada Chapter. In a semester-long studio class, UNLV Landscape Architecture students have set out to reimagine urban Las Vegas, and they are starting with the vast black asphalt parking...
  • Jan. 31, 2019
    The UNLV Solar Decathlon team has been selected as one of only seven U.S. teams to participate in the Solar Decathlon 2019-20 'Build Competition', and will exhibit our affordable house on National Mall in Washington D.C. in May 2020.  READ MORE HERE See full list here: https://www.solardecathlon.gov/2020/build/challenge-teams.html
  • Nov. 6, 2018
    "We are developing a supportive research culture for SoA that will facilitate industry engagement and positive impact from our research outputs," said Dr Steffen Lehmann, Director of the School of Architecture. "Research and innovation activities in the SoA are re-organized in 7 theme-based Labs which define our priority research concentrations. I believe architects and designers are in a unique...
  • Nov. 6, 2018
      Dr Steffen Lehmann, director of UNLV’s School of Architecture is launching his new authored book on urban regeneration in January. Urban Regeneration — A Manifesto for transforming UK Cities in the Age of Climate Change explores and offers guidance on the complex process of how to transform cities, continuing the unfinished project of the seminal 1999 text Towards an Urban Renaissance....
  • Oct. 23, 2018
      UNLV's first ever make-a-thon held at the School of Architecture Library had a fantastic turnout of 70 students. That's a total of 18 teams! The students had an amazing time creating and thinking more like entrepreneurs.  Read the Las Vegas Review Journal recap!  
  • Sep. 20, 2018
    Inspired by the materials and textures of Mojave desert, architects from assemblage STUDIO created a home which, at the same time, perfectly fits into the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas and humbly demonstrates the meaning of "function over form” principle. Eric Strain, an architect and educator based in Las Vegas, is the founding principal of assemblageSTUDIO and an Associate Professor...