Dak Kopec In The News

Profile: Dak Kopec

January 22, 2021
Every fall, color experts and paint manufacturers reveal an exclusive color of the year. In the recent past, you could count on seeing a lot of grays and some attempts at finding the perfect accent for them. But after an unprecedented 2020, the 2021 selections are all over the board: red, blue, green, gold and more.
December 18, 2020
When it comes to planning a room in your home, you might instinctively consider the moods or habits you'd like the space to inspire. Maybe you try to create an office space that promotes productivity and a bathroom that borrows elements from a fave spa. Or perhaps you, like many people, are looking for a kitchen that inspires healthy practices.
December 7, 2020
If you’ve found yourself wistfully staring out of the window daydreaming of flower-filled fields as you wait for your sourdough to rise, you’re not the only one. This whole “shelter-at-home” thing has gotten a lot of us rethinking what home and shelter really means to us.
November 23, 2020
So many millennials are working from home. But it’s hard to spend money on a place we don’t own.
November 19, 2020
Given the change of course that has happened in the world, we wanted to provide expert opinions on what aspiring graduates can do to start off their careers in an uncertain economic climate. We wanted to know what skills will be more important, where the economy is doing relatively well, and if there will be any lasting effects on the job market.
November 12, 2020
Families are undoubtedly cautious about celebrating Thanksgiving this year as the country’s coronavirus pandemic hits scary new heights. But updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer clarity.
October 31, 2020
To the uninformed observer stopping by University of Nevada, Las Vegas architecture professor Dak Kopec’s Health in the Built Environment course, the class may look like a lot of fun and games. Students with hula hoops around their waists try to navigate narrow spaces. Others move around the room wearing glasses that produce tremendous glare and compromise their vision.
October 24, 2020
Autumn in the Las Vegas Valley is an odd time when desert dwellers make statements about enjoying “cool” weather that may wander into the 80s or 90s; meanwhile, the rest of the country grapples with temperatures that brush up against freezing point. With our version of “cool” weather officially here, many of us yearn for that true autumn feel experienced, say, in Chicago, New York or somewhere else in the Midwest or East Coast.