Feb. 19, 2020
The HD Lab was proud to be a part of the recent conference at Cal Poly Pomona for the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (West Federation). Associate Professor Glenn NP Nowak along with colleagues Dr. Cho (Rutgers) and Dr. Raeisinafchi (Texas A&M) delivered a panel discussion/presentation, “Research Design & Design Research: Extending hospitality…
Feb. 19, 2020
Professor Eric Strain has recently been elevated by AIA to The College of Fellow of The American Institute of Architects. A highly distinguished group of members! Congratulations! 
Feb. 12, 2020
The historic Wilmington, Delaware Public Library has gained a whole new life, thanks to Rebel Architect Jeff Isbert (Architecture ‘07). Jeff had a very large hand in the restoration and modernization of this gorgeous 1922 public landmark and historic site. As project manager for Wilmington’s EDiS firm, Jeff has documented all of the architectural elements of the building. Read more about it in…
Feb. 10, 2020
Congratulations to Professor Danny Ortega for being awarded the prestigious 2020 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s (CELA) Outstanding Administrator of the Year Award. The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture confers this award to honor a faculty member’s outstanding, innovative and noteworthy accomplishments as an administrator. We are very proud of Danny Ortega's…
Feb. 4, 2020
Dak Kopec (Associate Professor Architecture) coauthored a chapter in Eric Rossen's second edition book Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students. Kopec coauthored the chapter with Davis Harte of the Boston Architectural College, in Boston. In the chapter, "Design as the Missing Variable in Trauma Informed Schools," they discuss the relationship between students'…
Jan. 20, 2020
  Congratulations to Our Faculty! UNLV College of Fine Arts Faculty Awards: Tim Bavington (Art) - Charles Vanda Creative Activity Ashley Doughty (Art) - CFA Teacher of the Year  Jung Min (Art) - Part-Time Instructor Award UNLV Length…
Jan. 13, 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…
Dec. 16, 2019
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…
Dec. 6, 2019
  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…
Nov. 25, 2019
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. 
Nov. 15, 2019
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…
Oct. 28, 2019
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,…