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Architecture Alumni Win CCP Vision Award
Monday, April 14, 2014
Architecture alumni Terry Shook and Kevin Kelley received a Settlers Award at the 2014 Center City Partners Vision Awards.
New US_CHINA SoA Exchange Program with Tongji University
Friday, March 21, 2014
The School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte is pleased to announce a new degree-earning graduate exchange program with Tongji University in Shanghai, China.
Deborah Ryan to Give NYC Lecture
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Deborah Ryan, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, will present a lecture on April 2 as part of The Historic House Trust of New York City lecture series.
Dallmeyer Receives Traveling Fellowship
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Emily Dallmeyer has won the 2014 Traveling Fellowship, sponsored by AIA Charlotte and the School of Architecture.
Acclaimed Architect Mario Botta to Speak January 31
Monday, January 27, 2014
On Friday, January 31, the School of Architecture will welcome renowned Swiss architect Mario Botta for a public guest lecture and critique in Storrs Hall.
Apply Now for Traveling Fellowship
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Applications for the 2014 Traveling Fellowship are due Tuesday, January 24.
SoA Graduate Student Wins National AIA Scholarship
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Joshua Gerloff, Master of Architecture I student, has won the American Institute of Architects’ 2013 a/e Pro Net David W. Lakamp Scholarship.
SoA Professor Lin Presents at Columbia University
Monday, December 2, 2013
Associate Professor of Urban Design Dr. Zhongjie Lin presented at a conference at Columbia University on December 2.
Professor Ryan Named Fellow of the Historic House Trust of NYC
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Deb Ryan, associate professor of architecture, has been named a Fellow of the Historic House Trust of New York City.
SoA Alumni Help Create Affordable Housing for Seniors
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Two School of Architecture alumni have contributed to the design and development of The Retreat at Renaissance, an affordable housing development for fixed-income seniors.
Architecture Student Wins Graduate Photo Contest
Thursday, November 7, 2013
SoA graduate student Lewis Mackey is a winner in the 2013 Graduate Student Photo Contest.
Shields to Participate in Ewing Gallery Panel
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
SoA Visiting Assistant Professor Jennifer Shields will participate in a panel discussion on November 5 at the University of Tennessee Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture
SoA Professor Receives 2013 AIA Upjohn Research Grant
Friday, October 25, 2013
Dr. Kyounghee Kim, assistant professor of design sciences and high performance facades in the School of Architecture, has been awarded a 2013 AIA Upjohn Research Grant.
MUD Student Creates Plan for Reid Park
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
A plan for a new central park in the Reid Park neighborhood, by Master of Urban Design student Dylan McKnight, has been adopted by the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department for possible implementation.
NOMAS Chapter Receives Honorable Mention
Monday, October 14, 2013
The UNC Charlotte NOMAS Chapter received an Honorable Mention in the Student Design Competition at the 41st Annual National Organization of Minority Architects International Conference and Exposition, held in Indianapolis, Oct 3-5, 2013.
Solar Decathlon Team Brings Home Two Awards
Monday, October 14, 2013
The UNC Charlotte team, Team North Carolina, brings home two awards from its participation in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, which concluded Sunday, October 13, in Irvine, California.
Architecture Professor Inspires Effort to Save Historic Sign
Monday, September 9, 2013
Jeff Balmer, Assistant Professor of Architecture, has launched an effort to save a historic sign in his native Toronto.
SoA Announces Post-Graduate Teaching Fellows Program
Thursday, September 5, 2013
The School of Architecture is pleased to announce its new Post-Graduate Teaching Fellows Program. Applications are due March 1, 2014.
SoA Alum Featured in Levine Museum Exhibition
Monday, August 12, 2013
School of Architecture alum and current Teaching Fellow Mikale Kwiatkowski will be among the artists featured in an exhibit at the Levine Museum of the New South.
Urban Design Workshop in China
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Professor Zhongjie Lin led the five-week International Master of Urban Design (MUD) Workshop this summer in Suzhou, China.
Blake Montieth Completes Traveling Fellowship
Monday, July 29, 2013
Undergraduate architecture student Blake Montieth, recipient of the 2013 AIA/SoA Traveling Fellowship, completes research in India.
SoA Welcomes New Faculty
Monday, July 15, 2013
The School of Architecture is pleased to announce that Jefferson Ellinger and Dr. Ming-Chun Lee have joined the faculty beginning Fall 2013.
Dr. Lee Gray Wins Tabbie Award
Friday, July 5, 2013
Dr. Lee Gray has won a 2013 Gold Award from the Trade Association Business Publications International for his regular column on elevator history in the monthly magazine Elevator World.
Governor Congratulates Solar Decathlon Team
Friday, June 14, 2013
The UNC Charlotte Solar Decathlon Team received a letter from Governor Pat McCrory on June 13.
School of Architecture Announces Major Gift from Former Dean
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has announced a $1 million estate gift from Charles C. Hight, FAIA, Dean Emeritus of the College of Architecture, and his wife, Jeannette E. Hight. The announcement was made on March 16 at the fifth-year anniversary celebration of the College of Arts + Architecture.
SoA Assoc. Professor Lin Wins Guggenheim Fellowship
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Zhongjie Lin, associate professor of architecture, has been awarded a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship.
SoA Grad Student Presents at National Forum
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Dual-degree architecture graduate student Keihly Moore presented her co-authored poster, developed in collaboration with Professor David Walters, at the Inaugural National Adaptation Forum, "Action Today for a Better Tomorrow," in Denver, Apr 2-4, 2013.
SoA Alum's Project Included in AIA National Exhibition
Monday, April 1, 2013
Architecture alumnus Roderick T. Varh’s project, Fabric Facade Retrofit: Reimagining a New Vitalizing Social Structure, has been accepted for the 2013 AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual Exhibition.
Associate Dean Gray Guest on NPR Talk of the Nation
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Architecture professor and Associate Dean of the College of Arts + Architecture Lee Gray was a guest on NPR's "Talk of the Nation" on December 24, 2012.
SoA Alumna Ashley Clark Wins Award
Monday, November 12, 2012
School of Architecture alumna Ashley Clark was named "Outstanding Young Alumnus" by the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association.
Architecture Students Win Award at National Conference
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Led by chapter president Houston Burnette, under the direction of faculty advisor Charles Davis, the UNC Charlotte chapter of the National Organization for Minority Architecture Students won third place in the 2012 NOMA Student Design Competition.
New York Review of Books Praises Book by Makas
Monday, October 22, 2012
A book co-written by Emily Makaš, Assistant Professor of Architectural and Urban History in the School of Architecture, was reviewed in the November 8 issue of The New York Review of Books.
Buyssens Wins NC Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Ryan Buyssens, Lecturer – Director of Digital Fabrication & Prototyping Lab in the School of Architecture, has received a 2012–2013 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award.
Lin Invited to Speak on Contemporary Asian Urbanism
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Professor Zhongjie Lin has recently been invited to speak on his research of contemporary Asian urbanism at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, the University of Hong Kong, and Tongji University in Shanghai.
New Books by Architecture Faculty
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Three new books authored by faculty in the School of Architecture have recently been published by Routledge Press.
Solar Decathlon Team Unveils Design September 17
Monday, August 20, 2012
The UNC Charlotte Solar Decathlon team will present its solar house design at a public unveiling on Monday, September 17 at 4:00 p.m. at the UNC Charlotte Center City building.
Daylighting + Energy Performance Lab Conducts Study for Award-Winning Art Project
Monday, August 6, 2012
The SoA Daylighting + Energy Performance Lab conducted a lighting safety study for an award-winning public artwork commissioned by Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS).
Designer of National 9/11 Memorial to give School of Architecture Convocation Lecture
Friday, July 20, 2012
Architect Michael Arad, who designed the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, will speak at the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture’s opening convocation on Monday, August 20.
SoA Faculty Contribute to Milan Conference
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
School of Architecture professors Peter Wong, Kyounghee Kim, and Chris Jarrett participated in the 8th Biennial EAAE/ARCC International Research Conference, June 7-10 in Milan, Italy.
Professor Gray cited in New York Times
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Lee Gray, Associate Dean of the College of Arts + Architecture, was cited in an article in The New York Times about the 1875 Tribune Building.
SoA Announces Faculty Grant Recipients
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Chris Jarrett, Director of the School of Architecture, has announced the results of SoA's inaugural Faculty Research Grant program.
Moore Awarded Grad Life Fellowship
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Graduate student Keihly Moore is one of a handful of UNC Charlotte students selected to be a 2012-2013 Grad Life Fellow.
Weldon Wins 1st Place in Research Conference
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Fifth Year student Kerry Weldon won First Place in the "Arts/Architecture/Humanities" category of UNC Charlotte's Undergraduate Research Conference.
Lin is Awarded Prestigious Wilson Fellowship
Monday, March 19, 2012
Prof. Zhongjie Lin has been awarded an International Fellowship from The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
STORRStex
Sunday, March 18, 2012
STORRStex is a temporary, student collaborative installation in Storrs Hall at UNC Charlotte.
Shim is 2012 CriticalMASS Visiting Critic
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Brigitte Shim of Shim-Sutcliffe Architects in Toronto is an architect and a professor of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design at the University of Toronto.
New SoA Graduate Initiative
Monday, February 27, 2012
The School of Architecture has initiated the \SoA Director's Graduate Research Award.\""
Lin Wins ARCC New Researcher Award
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Dr. Zhongjie Lin, Assistant Professor, has won the ARCC 2012 New Researcher Award.
Moore Wins AIA/SoA Travel Fellowship
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Graduate student Keihly Moore was awarded the 2012 AIA/SoA Travel Fellowship.
UNC Charlotte Students Enter ULI Competition
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Downtown Houston’s historic post office property served as the site for the tenth annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition.
Lin Invited to Speak at Byrn Mawr Symposium
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Professor Zhongjie Lin is one of several international scholars who has been invited to present his research at the \Japanese Cities in a Global Context\" Symposium, February 26-27, 2012, at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania. "
UNCC to Compete in Energy Department's Solar Decathlon 2013
Monday, January 30, 2012
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu announced that the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has been selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.
2011-2012 School of Architecture Scholarship Award Winners
Monday, January 30, 2012
Scholarship award winners for 2011-2012
Ryan Leading Civic Engagement
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Deb Ryan, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, is leading the Civic Engagement component of the 12 county, 68 town/city Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Project.
Makas Selected as Hess Seminar Fellow
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Assistant Professor Emily Makas was selected to participate in the 2012 Hess Seminar for Faculty at the Center for Advanced Studies of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, January 4-10, 2012 in Washington, DC.
Russcher to Join the Faculty
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Landscape Architect Karen Russcher, RLA, ASLA will be co-teaching a topic studio at UNCC's Center City Building with Professor David Walters this spring.
Urban Design Students Contribute Ideas to Planning Process
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Students and faculty from the Master of Urban Design (MUD) program have been involved with The Lawrence Group, Architects and Planners, and the Office of Civic Investment in the City of Beaufort, SC, in various stages of charrette-based urban design and p
2012 Study Abroad in Central Europe
Thursday, December 15, 2011
2012 CENTRAL EUROPE [May 19-June 23, 2012] Led by Profs. Emily Makas, Jeff Balmer and Jeff Murphy
SoA Alum Joshua Morris Made Partner at WSDG
Monday, December 12, 2011
School of Architecture alumnus Joshua Morris has been named a partner at the Walters-Storyk Design Group, a worldwide, full-service acoustics and audio/video design firm, specializing in critical listening and viewing environments of various types.
Zhong-jie Lin in Journal of Architectural Education
Monday, December 12, 2011
Assistant Professor of Architecture Zhong-jie Lin’s article \Nakagin Capsule Tower: Revisiting the Future of the Recent Past\" was recently published in the Journal of Architectural Education, 65/1."
SoA Student Receives Graduate School Award
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
School of Architecture Graduate Student Receives Graduate School Fellowship Award.
Rhizome
Monday, October 3, 2011
In conjunction with her course, Agents of Change, Professor Jen Shields and a half a dozen students collaborated with multi-media Boston artist Candice Ivy on an interactive art installation entitled \Rhizome\" at Central Avenue Church in Plaza Midwood. I"
Burnette, Schissler, Xiong Win AIA Design Award
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Under the advisement of Professor Zhongjie Lin, Undergraduate students Houston Burnette, Gordon Schissler, and Roderick Xiong, were awarded a Special Recognition in the AIA Design for Aging Review National Student Competition for their project \Gardens of"
Sessoms Wins NCAPA Award
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Graduate student Ron Sessoms was awarded the 2011 North Carolina American Planning Association (NCAPA) Diversity Scholarship. The award will be given at the Awards Ceremony at the October NCAPA Conference. Ron Sessoms is a student in SoA's Master of Urb
Beorkrem Investigates Material Ecologies
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Assistant Professor Chris Beorkrem presented “Material Ecologies in Parametric Design Software” at the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction held on the campus of the University of Kansas.
Lin Awarded Graham Foundation Grant
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Assistant Professor Zhongjie Lin received a research grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (Chicago) for his research project “Constructing Utopias: China’s Emerging New Town Movement.”
Gámez is Awarded Grant from City of Charlotte
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Associate Professor Gamez, through his collaborative efforts with the Design + Society Research Center, was recently awarded a $20,000 matching grant from the City of Charlotte's Neighborhood Services and Economic Development. The funding augments previo
Wong Speaks on Mid-Century Modern
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Associate Professor Peter Wong served on the panel discussion “Modernism at Risk: Challenges and Solutions to the Preservation of Modern Architecture” at the Wells Fargo Auditorium in Uptown Charlotte, as part of Historic Charlotte’s “Mad About Modern” Pr
Makas co-Authors Book on Architectural Conservation
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Assistant Professor Emily Makas co-authored the book “Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas” with John Stubbs of Columbia University, published by Wiley Press.
Senske Presents at ACADIA
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Assistant Professor Nick Senske presented “A Curriculum for Integrating Computational Thinking” at the ACADIA Regional Conference: Parametricism: (SPC), held at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Beorkrem’s Students Earn National Recognition
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Five student groups from Assistant Professor Chris Beorkrem’s spring term Topical Design Studio were selected as Finalists in the ShiftBoston Barge 2011 design competition.
Graduate Student Presents National-Level Paper
Friday, March 18, 2011
Graduate Student Zachary Porter presented “Architectural Fractures: Computation and Form in the Work of LeCorbusier and John Hejduk” in the Paper Session “Hybridized Practices: Both the Analog and the Digital” at the 99th Annual ACSA Meeting in Montreal.
Wong Presents Research on Eames
Friday, March 18, 2011
Associate Professor Peter Wong presented a lecture on the work of Ray and Charles Eames at Design Within Reach in Charlotte, as part of a semester-long series of events and site visits related to his research and teaching on mid-century modernism.
Azarbayjani is Awarded Research Grant
Friday, March 18, 2011
Assistant Professor Mona Azarbayjani was awarded a Faculty Research Grant from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Federal Relations for “Developing of an Airflow Modeling Tool for Architectural Applications: Climate-based Design Guidelines
Makaš Presents Research on Museum of Sarajevo
Friday, March 18, 2011
Assistant Professor Emily Makaš presented “Memories of Coexistence in the Museum of Sarajevo” at the International Praxis Conference on Cultural Memory and Coexistence, Fatih University in Istanbul.
Sauda Curates Interdisciplinary Sound Exhibitions
Friday, March 18, 2011
Professor Eric Sauda has organized a series of college-wide interdisciplinary sound exhibitions this spring, including “Dance Improvisations/Sound Response” by EE Balcos in the Department of Dance; “Spatialized Poetry” by Liana Blue, poet; “Dragging the E
Balmer Chairs Session on Beginning Design
Friday, March 18, 2011
Assistant Professor Jeff Balmer chaired the paper session “Begin Again: Selected Papers from 2010 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student” at the 99th Annual ACSA Meeting in Montreal. He also recently presented his research in beginning desig
Revit Workshops Receive High Remarks
Friday, March 18, 2011
Adjunct Professor Jeremy Roh led a series of strategic faculty and student workshops in building information modeling as part of a school-wide assessment of BIM’s role and integrative position in the School’s professional degree curriculum.
Beorkrem Chairs Two Paper Sessions on Digital Methods
Friday, March 18, 2011
Assistant Professor Chris Beorkrem chaired two Paper Sessions on “Subverting Methods of Digital Design” at the 99th Annual ACSA Meeting in Montreal.
Forget Chairs Paper Session on Cinema
Friday, March 18, 2011
Assistant Professor Thomas Forget chaired the paper session “Defending Abstraction: Experimental Cinema and the Architectural Project” at the 99th Annual ACSA Meeting in Montreal. He also recently participated as a panelist in “Video-Ville,” a Cinema-Urb
Ryan Focuses Studio Investigation on New York’s Oldest Home
Friday, March 18, 2011
Associate Professor Deb Ryan extended the focus of her civic engagement work by assisting the Historic House Trust (HHT) in New York city in increasing interest in and visitation to the Wyckoff House, New York's oldest home. She and her students worked w
Shields Presents Research on Placemaking
Friday, March 18, 2011
Visiting Lecturer Jen Shields presented her poster “Placemaking: Collage as a Tool for Phenomenological Analysis” at the 99th Annual ACSA Meeting in Montreal. She also presented her research “Mechanistic Traces in Stockholm” as part of the School’s Collo
Shields Presents Studio Research
Friday, March 18, 2011
Visiting Lecturer Bryan Shields presented his poster “Building Blocks” at the 99th Annual ACSA Meeting in Montreal.
Summer 2011 Spain & Portugal Program
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
For the past thirty years Spain and Portugal have been at the center of the critical discourse within contemporary architecture. The design culture that exists within these two countries today has been conditioned by a broad array of unique social, histor
Summer 2011 Switzerland Program
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Precision and Experimentation: Study Abroad in Switzerland: May 16-June 9, 2011
SoA to Host 2013 ARCC Spring Research Conference
Monday, January 24, 2011
The Board of Directors of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium selected the University of North Carolina Charlotte to host the 2013 ARCC Spring Research Conference.
Gamez Leads 100+ Volunteers in Community Service Project
Monday, January 24, 2011
Associate Professor Jose Gamez of the Design+Society Research Center [D+SRC] and Janni Sorensen of the Charlotte Action Research Project [CARP] led a group of 140 volunteers from UNC Charlotte on a community service project in Windy Ridge, a neighborhood
Digital Media Studio and Live Performance
Monday, January 24, 2011
Professor Eric Sauda led an advanced design studio this past fall on interactive architecture and physical computing. The studio was organized in collaboration with the College of Computing and Informatics and included the design of a DigitalTUNNEL with
Walters Wins Urban Design Award
Monday, January 24, 2011
Professor David Walters received a 2010 Award of Merit from the South Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association (SCAPA) for the Vision Beaufort 2030 Comprehensive Plan, for which he served as the lead urban designer with the Lawrence Group.
Gentry and Tempest Lead Architecture + Engineering Studio
Monday, January 24, 2011
Assistant Professor Thomas Gentry led the second of three advanced, multi-disciplinary, integrated design studios on co-senior housing with Dr. Brett Tempest of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The studios focus on sustainable, pre-
Lin Awarded Faculty Research Grant
Monday, January 24, 2011
Assistant Professor Zhongjie Lin was awarded a Faculty Research Grant from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Federal Relations for “Constructing Utopias: China’s Emerging New Town Movement.” He was also recently invited by Time+Architect
Ligo of Davidson College Joins the Faculty
Monday, January 24, 2011
Visiting Professor Larry Ligo of Davidson College joins the faculty this spring, teaching a history/theory course titled \The Invention of Modernism: European Painting, Sculpture and Architecture from 1890 to 1940.\""
NOVA Program Showcases Gray’s Expertise on Elevators
Monday, January 24, 2011
Associate Professor Lee Gray was featured on PBS in an episode of NOVA titled, “Trapped in an Elevator.” He served as a consultant for this program.
SoA High School Summer Camp 2011
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Information and application for the 2011 School of Architecture high school summer camp.
Associate Professor Michael Swisher Presented Paper at the 2009 ACSA Administrators Conference
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Associate Professor Michael Swisher presented a paper on “Foundation Teaching” in the session “Bauhaus to BIM: Craft, Technology, and Foundation Education”
Brentrup, Azarbayjani, and Futrell awarded $55,000 Grant
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Professor Dale Brentrup and Assistant Professor Mona Azarbayjani, with Researcher Ben Futrell of the Center for Integrated Building Design Research [CIBDR], along with two faculty members in Engineering, were awarded a $55,000 grant from UNC/General Admin
Walters Wins Award of Merit
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Professor David Walters, in collaboration with the Lawrence Group, won an Award of Merit in the South Carolina APA 2010 Planning Awards for the Vision Beaufort 2030 Comprehensive Plan.
Ryan Presents at 2010 North Carolina AIA Design Conference
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Associate Professor Deb Ryan presented “Building the Digital City One Voice at a Time” at the 2010 North Carolina AIA Design Conference in Asheville on September 17th.
Swisher and Balmer to Write Book
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Associate Professor Michael Swisher and Assistant Professor Jeffrey Balmer have been contracted by Routledge Press to write a book associated with their pedagogy on beginning design, entitled “Diagramming the Big Idea.”
Beorkrem Completes Canopy for McColl Center
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Assistant Professor Chris Beorkrem recently completed a canopy installation at the McColl Center for Visual Art.
Forget Presents at Mint Museum
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Assistant Professor Thomas Forget lecture presented “The Museum of Art: Contemporary Challenges to Historical Models of Museum Architecture,” an invited lecture at the Mint Museum of Art, October 1, 2010.
Makas and Balmer Run Three-Part Series on Modern Architecture
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Assistant Professors Emily Makas and Jeffrey Balmer organized “Maintaining the Modern,” a three-part series on modern architecture, including a tour of Rowe Arts at UNCC by Murray Whisnant, an exhibition entitled “Modernism at Risk” at Storrs Gallery, cur
Gault, Williams, and Wong Participate in Ingaugural Symposium of Practice Lecture Series
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Lecturers Carrie Gault of HappyBox and Michael Williams of Liquid Design participated in the School’s inaugural Symposium on Practice series, October 7, 2010. Moderated by Associate Professor Peter Wong, including a presentation by David Yocum of bldgs,
Shields' Curate Inagural Exhibitions of the Roofless Gallery for Contemporary Art
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Lecturers Jen Shields and Bryan Shields curated the inaugural exhibition of the Roofless Gallery for Contemporary Art in Charlotte, October 8, 2010.
Spring 2011 Classes
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
School of Archtiecture classes for the Spring of 2011.
Award of Merit in the South Carolina APA 2010 Planning Awards
Monday, October 18, 2010
Professor David Walters, the Program Coordinator for the School of Architecture’s Master of Urban Design Program, was the lead urban designer with the Lawrence Group, Architects and Town Planners, who won an Award of Merit in the South Carolina APA 2010 P
Charlotte NC: The Global Evolution of a New South City
Monday, October 18, 2010
Professor David Walters, the Program Coordinator for the School of Architecture’s Master of Urban Design Program, authored a chapter of a newly published book, Charlotte NC: The Global Evolution of a New South City, co-edited by Heather Smith and William
Three-part Program Organized with Artist-in-Residence Theaster Gates, Jr.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Dean Ken Lambla of the College of Arts + Architecture, with Visiting Assistant Professor Nora Wendl and Associate Professor Jose Gamez organized a three-part program with artist-in-residence Theaster Gates, Jr. in October.
Walters and Gamez published in \The Global Evolution of a New South City\""
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Professor David Walters and Associate Professor Jose Gamez each have a chapter published in the book, \The Global Evolution of a New South City\" (ed. W. Graves and H.A. Smith), published by the University of Georgia Press, 2010:"
New Tenure-Track Faculty: Professor Mona Azarbayjani
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
New Tenure-Track Faculty: Professor Mona Azarbayjani holds a PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and an M.Arch. and B.S. in Arch. from the University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
New Tenure-Track Faculty: Professor Kyounghee Kim
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
New Tenure-Track Faculty: Professor Kyounghee Kim holds a PhD and an M.Arch. from the University of Michigan.
New Tenure-Track Faculty: Professor Nicholas Senske
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
New Tenure-Track Faculty: Professor Nicholas Senske holds an M.S. in Architecture (Design and Computation Group) from MIT and a B.Arch. from Iowa State University. He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan.
Brentrup and Others Present Papers to the 2010 American Solar Energy Society National Conference
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Professor Dale Brentrup, with colleagues J. Loveland, J.S. Ubbelohde, G.A. Loisos, B. Futrell, A. Deshamudre, and L. Hargrave, presented three co-authored papers at the 2010 American Solar Energy Society National Conference in Phoenix:
Professor Eric Sauda, with Ginette Wessel, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Remco Chang, presented their co-authored paper GPS and Road Map Navigation: The Case for a Special Framework for Semantic Information
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Professor Eric Sauda, with Ginette Wessel, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Remco Chang, presented their co-authored paper GPS and Road Map Navigation: The Case for a Special Framework for Semantic Information at the 2010 Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) Confere
Gamez and Sorenesen Awarded a Grant From Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Associate Professor Jose Gamez, with Professor Janni Sorensen in the Department of Geography, was awarded a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation for their research project Connecting Campus Resources to Foreclosure Hit Neighborhoods.
Lee Presents at the Construction History Seconf Biennial Meeting
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Associate Professor Lee Gray presented (Virtual) History and the Early Passenger Elevator in America at the Construction History Society Second Biennial Meeting in Philadelphia.
Nelson Directs the SoA's High School Summer Architecture Program
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Associate Professor John Nelson directed SoA's High School Summer Architecture Program, introducing high school students from diverse backgrounds to architecture.
Critical Mass 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Associate Professor Peter Wong, with members of the Master of Architecture Student Society (MASS), organized CriticalMASS 2010, a graduate student symposium with presentations of thesis work from ten Schools of Architecture in the Southeast.
Lin with Futurepolis/Hullai and LandDesign win Competition
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Assistant Professor Zhongjie Lin, in collaboration with Futurepolis/Huilai Shi and LandDesign, won the landscape design competition for the first phase of Duke University's 200-acre new campus in Kunshan, China.
Professors, Students, Study Abroad in Rome
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Assistant Professors Jeffrey Balmer and Chris Beorkrem led a five-week, 45-student, cross-disciplinary summer study abroad program in Rome with Professors Aspen Hochhalter and Jim Frakes from the Department of Art and Art History.
Citizen Architect Screening at Knight Theatre
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Visiting Lecturer Bryan Shields organized a screening of Citizen Architect at the Knight Theater in downtown Charlotte, a documentary on the Rural Studio and its founder Sam Mockbee.
Shields Receives the Swedish Women's Educational Association to Complete Study on Woodland Cemetery
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Visiting Lecturer Jen Shields received a travel scholarship from the Swedish Women's Educational Association to complete her case study of Woodland Cemetery by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz.
Graduate Open House
Thursday, July 1, 2010
The School of Architecture offers a general OpenHouse in the fall semester (October 8, 2010, 10a-3p). This OpenHouse event features a tour of the School, introduction to faculty and student work/projects, and an opportunity to see the program in action. I
Study on Parametric Daylight Envelope
Friday, January 1, 2010
Professor Dale Brentrup and the Daylighting + Energy Performance Laboratory completed a study on parametric daylight envelope attributes for a high performance school prototype.
Department Collaboration on Production of “Tales of the Lost Formicans”
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Digital Design Center (DDC) and others collaborated with Professor James Vesce of the Theater Department on the production of “Tales of the Lost Formicans” by Constance Congdon.
Three-year Exchange Agreement with Tongji University
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Professor and Dean Ken Lambla secured a three-year exchange agreement with Tongji University following a five-week summer study abroad program in China.

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