In The News: School of Architecture

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 27, 2019

The third parklet, outside Hardway 8 sports bar, was designed by UNLV landscape architecture students.

Science Alert
December 24, 2019

In her Hugo-finalist novel Record of a Spaceborn Few, Becky Chambers envisions a future where humanity travels the galaxy in generational ships, their entire civilisation dependent on a well-oiled system of reusing and recycling resources. Every waste product is expertly crafted into something else, sustaining the space travellers for generations.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 20, 2019

Moving forward with its vision of creating a Girl Scout camp for girls in Southern Nevada and beyond, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada (GSSNV) has selected Las Vegas-based LGA Architecture as the firm to design and develop the property in Alamo, 90 minutes north of Las Vegas. The camp will be situated on 36 acres of land that was donated to GSSNV in December 2018 by the Charles and Phyllis M. Frias Charitable Trust.

Realtor Magazine
December 4, 2019

The buzz in residential real estate is all about sustainability, and the good news is there are a plethora of ways to improve the efficiency and durability of a home.

Nevada Capital News
November 14, 2019

To compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon is an accomplishment in itself. The worldwide submission and selection process is demanding and keen. A team from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) was selected to compete in 2013 and again in 2017. In 2020, UNLV is 1 of only 10 universities in the world to participate in the biennial Design Build Challenge.

Allure Magazine
November 6, 2019

Consider the times for a moment: We relax by watching Marie Kondo throw away suitcases of clothing and pantry-makeover companies get Netflix deals. So it’s pretty tempting to believe a higher consciousness (or just an air of superiority) is waiting for us after we throw away all our possessions to live humble-braggy in a well-lit loft with a citrine mortar and pestle and 24 plants.

Yahoo!
November 6, 2019

Consider the times for a moment: We relax by watching Marie Kondo throw away suitcases of clothing and pantry-makeover companies get Netflix deals. So it’s pretty tempting to believe a higher consciousness (or just an air of superiority) is waiting for us after we throw away all our possessions to live humble-braggy in a well-lit loft with a citrine mortar and pestle and 24 plants.

California EPeak
October 24, 2019

For more than 20 years, David Baird has kept a meditative practice. Every day he completes a journal entry, spending anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours on the effort. But rather than scribbling thoughts in a diary, Baird makes three pieces of art.

Las Vegas Weekly
October 23, 2019

For more than 20 years, David Baird has kept a meditative practice. Every day he completes a journal entry, spending anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours on the effort. But rather than scribbling thoughts in a diary, Baird makes three pieces of art.

KDWN
October 22, 2019

Officials and planners in Las Vegas say they are working to reduce rising temperatures in a city where paved areas create a warmer environment than plant-covered or rural desert areas.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 22, 2019

Juhl, a 344–residence, loft-style community that spans a city block in downtown Las Vegas and is known for its flexible floor plans and industrial chic design aesthetic, announced its partnership with the UNLV School of Architecture for the sixth installment of its Artist in Residence Program.

Nevada Current
October 17, 2019

A Climate Central study reports that, on average, U.S. cities were 2.4 degrees hotter than the surrounding rural areas during the past 10 summers, and Las Vegas topped the list of the most extreme heat islands at 7.3 degrees hotter.