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.
UNLV Solar Decathalon Team's Design Challenge Presentation
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...
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...
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.
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See full list here: https://www.solardecathlon.gov/2020/build/challenge-teams.html
Research and Innovation Priorities Announced at SoA
"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...
New Book on Urban Regeneration by UNLV Faculty Member
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....
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!
Architecture Beast Article on SOA Professor's Recent Project
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...
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.
SOA Alumna Achieves Success at Caesars Entertainment
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...
UNLV SOA student accepted to prestigious Harvard program
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
UNLV SOA Alumnus Wins Best Thesis Award at The New School - Parsons in NYC
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.