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Howland Fellowship 2011: Kelly Reed, MLA

This year’s winner of the Howland Fellowship is Kelly Reed. She will be “Investigating two geothermal towns in southwest Iceland : Heimaey + Hvergerdi.” Read More Advertisements

MLA Laura Sasso’s thesis featured on World Landscape Architecture!

From “World Landscape Architecture” by Damian Holmes | August 1, 2011. Grounded Structuration investigates a process for amplifying the potential relationship between the design of the public realm and the politics of community. The design explores how site specific meaning and meaningful experiences can be associated with the retrofitting of infrastructure in New Orleans’ St. … Continue reading

“Framing a Modern Mess” featured on nextSTL

From nextSTL: The Pruitt-Igoe site in North St. Louis has been the subject of Melissa Elliott’s Masters in Landscape Architecture studio at the University of Virginia, where she completed her studies in May 2011. Melissa previously wrote here about her experience visiting the Pruitt-Igoe site and attending theOpen/Closed vacant land conference in St. Louis and Turning Urban at … Continue reading

Tools for Conviviality projects featured in Crozet Gazette

Read all about it on the Crozet Gazette website!  

UVa A-School Student Magazine | Lunch 6: Systems

Lunch is a student-run, annually-produced UVa A-School magazine. Find our more on the Lunch website! A-school community, We are pleased to announce that Lunch 6: Systems is now available, featuring nearly twice the amount of articles as in previous journals and in full color! In addition to faculty and student work, the sixth edition also features … Continue reading

FINAL REVIEW: Tools for Conviviality

See more at Convivialwood.com!


Yay Architecture Graduates!

Inaki Alday is the New Chair of UVa Architecture

Quoting from Dean Tanzer’s email to the A-School email list-serve: A-School community, I am very pleased to report that this morning Inaki Alday accepted our offer to become the next chair of the Department of Architecture. … Early next week we will send out a more complete announcement, but because I know many of you … Continue reading

Ride of Silence, Charlottesville 2011

The Ride of Silence is a memorial to those cyclists who have died as a result of cyclist/motorist accidents. It was begun by Chris Phelan in Dallas in 2003 in response to the death of Larry Schwartz. In Charlottesville, the event has been organized by Alan Bewley. Read more about this worldwide event here: http://www.rideofsilence.org/main.php

Public Forum #2: Silent Commencement Speech Walkout

The following statement describes a walkout being planned by some graduating students in response to the selection of Governor Robert McDonnell as speaker at the 2011 Final Exercises.  It is posted here in order to facilitate a community-wide discussion of the issues, but does not represent the opinions of the Architecture School.  We encourage comments … Continue reading