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.
UNLV SOA Professor Wins Three American Society for Interior Design Awards
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...
UNLV School of Architecture Professor Chosen as Finalist in Blank Space's 2018 Fairy Tales Competition
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...
UNLV School of Architecture Alumna Speaking at TEDxUNLV
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...