Desert Companion Names David Baird Best Artist of 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...
School of Architecture teamed up with the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada to help them master plan their brand new Girl Scout Camp
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...
SAY IT LOUD - Women in Architecture & Design in Nevada initiative, April 2020: Call for Participation
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...
Director of School of Architecture appointed to the AIA Las Vegas Board of Directors
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.
School of Architecture Professor Chosen as Delegate at the 2019 Hispanic Leadership Summit at the United Nations
Alberto de Salvatierra (Assistant Professor + Global Studios Program Coordinator // School of Architecture) has been invited to be an official delegate at the 2019 Hispanic Leadership Summit at the United Nations in New York City, NY!
Nominated by the World Economic Forum and the Young Global Leaders network, Alberto is part of a select cohort of top Hispanic...
15 students from the School of Architecture just returned from a field trip to Hawaii
The 3rd Year Architecture group travelled to Hawaii for a site visit of Honolulu Harbor power-station and their project for adaptive reuse. The project brief for the 'Waterfront Regenerator Site Analysis & Concept Design Study for a Development Site on Honolulu Harbor' is attached below.
Urban Transformation and Healthy Careers
Dr Steffen Lehmann, AIA, RIBA, RAIA,...
SoA Alum Wins the AIAS Winter InStudio: Portfolio Competition
The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) announced the winners of the winter InStudio: Portfolio Competition, and one of our former undergraduate students, Rafael A. Armendariz, has won second place in the national student competition with his undergraduate portfolio!
AIAS members were asked to share their portfolios to highlight their studio work and to provide...
SoA Alum and Radical Innovation Award Winner accepts position at Copper Carry
In 2015, Yasmin Abdelfattah Soliman, won the Radical Innovation student competition with her pop-up concept, Adaptive Balloons. She has come a long way since that first trip to the U.S. four years ago. After completing the UNLV graduate program in Hospitality Design through a long-time partnership with the competition, she recently accepted a position with Cooper Carry in Atlanta. She is a true...
The Future of Experience Design (XD) is the theme of this year's Las Vegas Make-a-thon 2.0 (Oct 11-13, 2019).
Design an experience with other students from across campus over an inspiring weekend, starting with the UNLV Artwalk Oct. 11. Pitch your team's prototype on Sunday, Oct. 13, for valuable prizes. There are opportunities for every passion and major, whether you are an...
UNLV SoA Graduate Student Featured in Desert Companion's Fall Culture Guide
UNLV SoA Graduate Student Jaclyn Roth is quoted throughout this article in this month’s Desert Companion article by TR Witcher on Housing. TR met with several UNLV students in preparation for the article.
Read the article here