In The News: School of Architecture
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.
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.
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.
Not all islands make for exciting weekend getaways.
Plants may be your green-thumbed coworker’s solution to a boring cubicle. But there’s evidence that suggests we all may want to get in on the perks of adding some green to our workspaces. Because, as it turns out, bringing a bit of greenery indoors can do great things for our well-being. Read on for five reasons you should get a plant for the office (and, no, not one involves doing it for the ’gram).
As the housing crisis continues to unfold across the city, some developers think they've found the perfect solution: sending everyone back to college dorms. But will the co-living developments they're building really make life better?
Steffen Lehmann gets animated about a lot of things.
Despite the allure of senior communities that offer a surfeit of amenities, such as pools, gyms, coffee bars, and cooking classes, most older adults—76 percent of Americans age 50 and older—want to remain in a home throughout their golden years, according to an AARP survey.
Today we’d like to introduce you to Milena Viana.
The past few years, I’ve gotten into exploring how to apply creative skills into special interests like designing spaces and baking pastries. I love the challenge of finding solutions within lessons of a problem, and I’ve found it imperative to find resilience in order to shift my attitude to see problems as opportunities.
The word “anxiety” gets thrown around a lot these days, and I admit, I’ve been a little dismissive. I’d think to myself, “Don’t we all get nervous now and then? What’s the big deal?” Then, this year, I experienced a series of panic attacks that knocked me right off my high horse.
Living in a calm, safe and relaxing place is decisive for greater life satisfaction.
Light, paint, patterns and other design elements affect your mood.