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Yay Architecture Graduates!

Clark-Howe Symposium

Clarke Construction is sponsoring this series of guest lectures from working professionals in honor of Joe Howe (1924-2009) who taught construction practice management at the Schools of Architecture and Engineering for over 30 years. They are coordinated as lectures for this year’s undergraduate 3rd year “Building Matters” course taught by Professor Lester Yuen, who is … Continue reading

Design Careers Expanded Symposium

By all accounts, the first annual Design Careers Expanded Symposium was a great success! A big thanks to our Keynote speaker Katie Swenson, and to all of our panelists: Catherine Dee, Jen Siomacco, Michael Lewis, Thomas Pollman, Leslie MacDonald, Becca McCharen, Hara Woltz, Bernard Harkless, Kate Snider Tabony, and Alexander Kitchin. Your stories were incredible … Continue reading

Junior Year Studio – Professor Alexander Kitchin

Alexander Kitchin is an adjunct lecturer and owner of elbwrm – design.fabrication.research.concrete – located in charlottesville. It’s been mighty entertaining watching his studio work on their current project in the wood shop. They designed landscapes through a process of Grasshopper, CNC routing foam, concrete casting, and then manipulation of these 100 lb artifacts. The idea is that … Continue reading

SAGA Tutorial Series: Grasshopper!

Student Association of Graduate Students (SAGA has organized a series of computer program tutorials taught by students for students. This has been spearheaded by Jonathan Coble. Today, Kurt Marsh and Jie Huang gave us tips on Grasshopper. Above you can see a simple attractor definition animation. Below, you can see the definition: Thanks Kurt and … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

At UVa SoA, there are times when flowers randomly appear on your desk.

Bend it like Hershberger

UVa M Arch allows for students with diverse interests to pursue them further in independent studies with professors. Justin Hershberger and Ben Hartigan are in an Independent Study with Professor Ed Ford to study the craft of wood and joints. The following are some examples of the excitement by Justin: Kerf & Splice Biscuits, no … Continue reading

Sometimes we Tango

David Holzman, first year Master in Landscape Architecture student, gave us a short lesson in tango this evening.

CNC Routing !!!

UVa SoA is pleased to welcome Melissa Goldman as our new shop manager. She has initiated an exciting series of short courses to teach students how to use the two CNC routers available at the school, Techno and Onsrud. Student TA’s take an active part in teaching these short courses. Above, the Techno router works … Continue reading

Eva Franch – Guest Speaker

Eva Franch Gilabert, new director of Storefront for Art and Architecture, joined Tools for Conviviality to spark discussions of Waste, Exhibit-Audience Interaction, and Productive Play as attitude of design. She will speak for the Michael Owen Jones Lecture tonight.