Accomplishments: School of Architecture

October 1, 2013
Randall Stout (Architecture) was featured along with other established and emerging architects, including Frank Gehry, Franklin D. Israel, Thom Mayne, Michael Rotondi, and Eric Owen Moss in The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art's (MOCA) exhibit A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture from Southern California. The exhibit, which was located at the Geffen Contemporary, was the first extensive, scholarly examination of the radical forms that have become prolific in Southern California...
October 1, 2013
Jonathon Anderson (Architecture) recently was awarded a 2013-14 Platinum A' Design Award for his installation, Opx2. The installation explores a symbiotic relationship between nature and technology - where patterns, repetition, and rhythm describe both natural formations and operations of computing processes. The Platinum A' Design Award is a prestigious honor given to the top 1 percentile of approximately 5,000 submitted designs. These winners represent an exemplary level of quality in design...
September 1, 2013
Firas Al-Douri (Architecture) wrote an article, "Assessment of the Methods and Extents of the Usage of Urban Modeling in Urban Design Practice in U.S. cities," that appeared in Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. The research suggested a methodological framework underlying the methods of using various urban modeling functionalities.
July 1, 2013
Kevin Kemner (Architecture), Jenifer Utz (Life Sciences), Louis Kavouras (Dance), Daniel Bubb (Academic Assessment), and Lindsay Couzens (Academic Assessment) recently made a presentation at the Association for the Assessment of Higher Learning Education's annual Assessment Conference in Lexington, Ky. The presentation demonstrated how a series of workshops on academic assessment conducted by Bubb and Couzens helped Kenner, Utz, Kavouras, and their colleagues further develop their approaches to...
November 1, 2012
The UNLV Downtown Design Center architecture studio led by Ken McCown (Architecture) and Carly Mossman set up a park in a parking space near the Regional Justice Center as part of an international initiative called Park(ing) Day. There they solicited input from a broad spectrum of people on a proposal for a town square in downtown Las Vegas. They used recycled materials to create a comfortable installation for sitting in the makeshift park. Recycled cardboard was parametrically designed to...