Architecture on the Move

  • 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...
  • Aug. 29, 2018
    Stowe Shoemaker, Dean of the School of Hospitality, and Glenn Nowak, Associate Professor of the School of Architecture hopped on the Global Foodservice podcast to talk about why UNLV decided to combine the hospitality and design programs into a formal track, offering education in hospitality design. 
  • Aug. 27, 2018
    Jennifer Wong, who graduated from the M. Architecture Program (Hospitality Design Concentration) this past spring, has been on an innovations team at Caesars Entertainment that works on esports, drones, and VR initiatives.  Soon she will be transitioning into a new role at the company that places her on the Strategic Investment Initiatives team which will be helping Caesars...
  • Aug. 27, 2018
    Yaquelin Lizaola, a UNLV School of Architecture student, was accepted to a prestigious Harvard summer program in an unlikely field, typically dominated by men.  Click here to watch the FOX 5 video about the award
  • Jun. 11, 2018
    Tanner Na'inoa Chee, UNLV Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (2015), just completed a dual MFA at The New School - Parsons in NYC. In addition to completing his dual MFA in Interior Design and Lighting Design, Tanner was the recipient of the Best Thesis Award. Congratulations!
  • Jun. 5, 2018
    Three different areas of the American Society for Interior Design have all bestowed upon professor Dak Kopec the following awards. The ASID College of Fellows has bestowed Honorary Fellowship (Hon.FASID). The ASID Awards Committee has selected professor Kopec for Health and Wellbeing for Interior Architecture as the winner of the Joel Polsky Prize.  The ASID Foundation has awarded...
  • May. 31, 2018
      Alberto de Salvatierra (Architecture) was among 13 finalists in Blank Space's 2018 Fairy Tales Competition. With submissions from more than 65 countries, "The award-winning entries explore current events and the creative process through wonderfully crafted short stories and artwork." His entry, "Cities of the Celestial Sovereigns" re-imagines creation mythologies through the...
  • May. 22, 2018
    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxUNLV, where x = independently organized TED event. Set to speak is our very own Kimberly Galbe.  Kimberly Galbe (BS Architecture '16) is a recent graduate of the UNLV School of...
  • Apr. 24, 2018
    Visiting Professor, Alberto de Salvatierra's project "_Shift City" will be exhibited at the "Designing Complexity" Exhibition in MONGEOMETRIJA 2018: The 6th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics in Novi Sad, Serbia on June 7-9, 2018. His exhibited work will be complemented by a lecture presentation on the project's intersection of sediment, computation and landscape architecture....
  • Apr. 23, 2018
    UNLV School of Architecture Associate Professor Eric Strain’s work with assemblageSTUDIO was recently selected for publication in “Modern Masters.”
  • Apr. 19, 2018
    Daniel Joseph Chenin, LTD a 2005 Alumni of the UNLV School of Architecture recently received a Blind Peer Reviewed Honor of Design Excellence from AIA Nevada for the TNT Residence! Bravo! 
  • Apr. 17, 2018
    Associate Professor Eric Strain was recently invited, following an editorial review, to have the work of assemblageSTUDIO included in the publication “150 Best of the Best House Ideas” Find the Book