AIA + Klai Juba Wald + SoA Lecture Series Returns!
We cordially invite you to attend the Tuesday lecture series at the UNLV School of Architecture, in the Architecture Studies Library.
No RSVP required. This is a free in-person event series.
Sept. 12: Foster + Partners, Juan Vieira-Pardo, San Francisco
Juan Vieira-Pardo was born in Colombia, studied architecture at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, the Architectural…
School of Architecture Professor Publishes Peer-Reviewed Article on Design of Public Libraries
UNLV Professor Steffen Lehmann just published a new peer-reviewed article on the design of public libraries in the journal Public Library Quarterly.
“Reimagining the Library of the Future. From Social Condenser and Community Hub to Regenerative Design”, Public Library Quarterly, Vol. 42 (August 2023), Taylor & Francis, London/New York.
This new research…
School of Architecture Professor Awarded 2023 Virginia Design Medal
Joshua Vermillion is one of three designers to be awarded the 2023 Virginia Design Medal. Sponsored by Hanbury Design, Joshua will be traveling to Norfolk in early August to accept the award and complete a short residency at the firm to discuss and present about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and other emerging design technologies.
New Peer-Reviewed Article on Timber Construction Published by School of Architecture Professor
UNLV Professor Steffen Lehmann has a new peer-reviewed article on timber construction published in the Mass Timber Construction Journal. This new research identifies and prioritizes the future of a mass timber research agenda:
Focus on the current state of knowledge and where the research needs are in mass timber construction.
As mass timber construction evolves from a…
CFA Around the World: UNLV Architecture Represented in India and UK
Joshua Vermillion (Architecture) recently completed a trip to Mumbai, India (July 1-11) as a jury member for the international UnFold Design Competition. In addition to serving on the competition design jury, Joshua gave lectures on AI and robotics at three different universities and conducted three days of workshops to over 100 students and professionals at Folds Design Studio.
In the UK, a…
Architecture Professor on International Design Competition Jury for Vietnam Monument
UNLV Professor Steffen Lehmann is a jury member for the international design competition in Vietnam for a new monument in DaLat City.
The new monument, which has garnered over 200 submissions, is planned to be around 350-400 feet high. The awards ceremony will be on June 29. More information can be found here.
The UNLV School of Architecture is an international partner for this…
Architecture Faculty Generates First AI-generated Cover for Fashion Magazine, Harper’s BAZAAR
The latest digital cover and fashion editorial for Harper’s BAZAAR Serbia follows the familiar formula of a model wearing high-fashion wardrobe and posing in exotic settings. Well, formulaic except for one small detail—none of the locations and scenery in the photographs actually exist. Instead, they were generated by UNLV architecture professor, Joshua Vermillion using an AI-driven…
Architecture Student Wins Second Place in Jeff Harnar Awards
Architecture grad student Andrya Mojena recently won second place in the University of New Mexico College of Architecture's Jeff Harnar Awards (student category) for her studio project, Desert Senses. The award recognizes design excellence for projects that reflect an understanding of the desert regions of the southwest. This is the first time a student from UNLV has been…
UNLV College of Fine Arts Promotes 'Around the World' Initiative
The College of Fine Arts Around the World initiative is a powerful example of the way in which the CFA embeds and integrates global experiences into the education we offer to students. This is no ordinary travel abroad program, but rather it provides a robust opportunity for students to make original art and perform throughout the world to better understand it. Through this experiential learning…
Architecture Professor Awarded 2023–24 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship
Dr. Jung-Hwa Kim, assistant professor in Theory and History of Landscape Architecture has been awarded the 2023–24 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship.
Project Title: The Design and Use of the Wanamaker’s Department Store Rooftop in Philadelphia, 1910 to the 1920s.
Institutions: The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (joint fellowship).…
UNLV Student Wins Award, Honorarium for Project 'Desert Senses'
School of Architecture graduate student Andrya Mojena recently earned 2nd Place in the University of New Mexico College of Architecture Jeff Harnar Awards in the student category for her 5th year studio project, Desert Senses. She also receives a $1,000 honorarium.
The award emphasis is on design excellence for projects which reflect understanding of the desert regions of the…
Architecture Alumna Bill Passes Assembly, Moves to Senate
Lisa Ortega, UNLV School of Architecture Alumna (Landscape Architecture) and Adjunct Faculty wrote Bill AB131 that calls for the state to have an Urban and Community Forestry program. It has passed Assembly, and is on its way to the Senate for consideration. Congratulations!
Read more about the Bill on the State legislature website or at the Reno Gazette Journal.