Research & Innovation

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a public, research-active university and a global hub for the arts and technology. UNLV provides diverse curricular offerings and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers. UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. UNLV is located on a 330-acre main inner-city Las Vegas campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

Research and Innovation activities in the School of Architecture (SoA) are organized in 7 theme-based Labs which define our priority research concentrations. These are the key areas of our research excellence, with groups and networks supporting the Labs:

CITY WELLBEING

Aging + Healthcare Design
Joint LAB: School of Architecture
School of Allied Health Sciences
School of Community Health Sciences
College of Education
College of Medicine
Community Engagement & Neighborhood Lab
Kopec
Coordinator

CITY ANALYTICS

Natural Energies
Advanced Technologies LAB

Fernandez-Gonzalez

Coordinator

CITY VISUALIZATION

SIM Digital Fabrication at - LAS LAB
Vermillion

Coordinator

CITY FUTURES

Urban Futures LAB
Joint LAB: School of Architecture
College of Engineering
College of Urban Affairs
Lehmann
Solano

Joint Coordinators

CITY MAKING

Design + Build LAB
Weber

Coordinator

CITY ACTIVATION

Hospitality Design LAB
Joint LAB: School of Architecture
College of Hospitality
International Gaming Institute
Nowak
Coordinator

CITY CHANGE

DDC-Community
Engagement + Neighborhood LAB
Clarke
Coordinator

7 Theme-Based Areas of Research Concentration in the School of Architecture (Download the Diagram)