In The News: School of Architecture

Las Vegas Sun
May 3, 2021

As Southern Nevada continues to struggle in the grip of an ongoing drought, water officials have asked the state Legislature to consider banning ornamental grass.

Vegas Inc
May 3, 2021

As Southern Nevada continues to struggle in the grip of an ongoing drought, water officials have asked the state Legislature to consider banning ornamental grass.

Las Vegas Business Press
April 27, 2021

A team of students and faculty from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas competed against eight other international university teams during a Solar Decathlon Build Challenge from April 16-18.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 26, 2021

A team of students and faculty from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas competed against eight other international university teams during a Solar Decathlon Build Challenge from April 16-18. The UNLV team placed third in the contest, that was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2021

A UNLV team took third place in a U.S. Department of Energy challenge to design and build a home powered by solar energy.

Forbes
April 20, 2021

One team at the Solar Decathlon this year was particularly focused on a very important community - those military veterans returning home from wartime trauma with symptoms of PTSD. Nevada is reported to have 200,o00 veterans living in the State, making their project particularly relevant. The University of Las Vegas’ Mojave Bloom provides “a healing oasis in the middle of the harsh Mojave Desert through a calculated polyphony of sensory experiences.”

Fast Company
April 20, 2021

The winners of the 2021 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge show how to build energy-efficient housing in extreme climates—the kinds of conditions climate change will only make more prevalent.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2021

A UNLV team took third place in a U.S. Department of Energy challenge to design and build a home powered by solar energy.

pv magazine
April 19, 2021

A student team from the University of Colorado-Boulder won the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Build Challenge.

Pahrump Valley Times
April 16, 2021

UNLV students were racing to put the finishing touches on Mojave Bloom, a 628-square-foot home they’ve built from scratch for the U.S. Department of Energy’s international 2020 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge. The biennial contest challenges colleges worldwide to design, construct and operate homes powered by renewable energy.

Las Vegas Sun
April 14, 2021

UNLV is defining the idea of powerhouse, in terms of both dominance in a global home design contest and literally powering houses.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 13, 2021

Helping build a small house powered by renewable energy was a life-changing experience for UNLV student Alejandro Munoz.