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The School of Architecture provides professional and continuing education in the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture, interior architecture, and design. In addition to addressing the theoretical and pragmatic aspects of general design education, the school focuses on important design issues facing Las Vegas, the state of Nevada, and the Southwest.

Current Architecture News

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Campus News | December 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

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Campus News | November 10, 2021

Lied Library’s Makerspace has let students dive into DIY projects. With more facilities on the way, UNLV is creating a pipeline for students to take their ideas from dorm-room dream to mass-produced products.

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Campus News | November 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

Campus News | November 3, 2021

Vote now for your favorite proposal for the new outdoor feature.

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Arts and Culture | October 18, 2021

Co-presented by philanthropist Susan N. Houston, the College of Fine Arts hosts the free annual Art Walk to honor the Las Vegas community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture in Southern Nevada.

Campus News | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

Architecture In The News

El Tiempo
January 14, 2022

The Clark County School District intends to implement a “stay test” program when in-person classes resume Wednesday.

Financial Review
November 4, 2021

These urban hotspots are planting trees on rooftops, up buildings, next to train stations and across squares, and that’s just the start of their green tactics.

October 22, 2021

Urban forests, plant-festooned buildings and other ‘rewilding’ efforts can help bolster climate resilience, biodiversity, even moods.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 7, 2021

Today, news headlines covering rising crime rates are increasingly common in Las Vegas and just about any other metro area. With that, homeowners may start to wonder if there are ways to improve the security of their largest investment.
September 3, 2021

Exceptional Emerging Professionals in Architecture + Design Awarded Grand Prizes.

Online PR Media
September 2, 2021

Dunn-Edwards Paints awarded two grand prize student winners $3,000 cash for exceptional submissions to the inaugural Emerging Professionals Design Competition.

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Recent Architecture Accomplishments

November 8, 2021
UNLV's Team Las Vegas will be honored Nov. 9 by the Nevada Conservation League with the Green Guardian Award for their strides in renewable energy during the U.S. Department of Energy's international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition. The award recognizes those dedicated to increasing access to a healthier and cleaner…
November 5, 2021
Alfredo Fernandez-Gonzalez (Architecture) received the 2021 Leadership in Solar Architecture and Design Award from the American Solar Energy Society, which recognizes leaders in architecture and design who have made outstanding contributions related to the use of solar, low-energy, and sustainable design strategies. This award recognizes Fernandez…
May 14, 2021
Dak Kopec (Architecture) recently released the solo-authored textbook Person Centered Health Care Design published by Routledge. With more than 400 references and approximately 42 health conditions, this textbook is intended to assist architects and interior designers develop and design homes and public buildings based on individual health needs.…
April 8, 2021
Kimberly James, Timothy Jones, Phillip Zawarus, Sean Slattery, Olga Townsend, Genevieve Tremblay, Francisco Menendez, Adam Paul (all Fine Arts), Althea Inns, Ted Weisman (OIT), and Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies) contributed to a national online conversation about Envisioning a Post-pandemic Future for Arts and Media Higher Education…
January 25, 2021
Jin Ouk Choi, Rajarshi Ghimire, Seungtaek Lee (all Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) and Jin-Yeol Lee (Architecture), with Yong-Cheol Lee at the Louisiana State University, published a paper, "Combined Application of 4D BIM Schedule and an Immersive Virtual Reality on a Modular Project: UNLV Solar Decathlon Case," in the …
December 10, 2020
Jaclyn Roth (Architecture) recently received the AIA Nevada Academic Design Excellence Award. She is a sixth-year graduate student.