SoA to Dedicate Storrs Lecture Hall to Scholarship Donors

The School of Architecture will rename Storrs Lecture Hall the Jack and Vada Boardman Auditorium.
   January 6, 2020

The School of Architecture will rename the newly renovated Storrs Lecture Hall the Jack and Vada Boardman Auditorium in recognition of the Boardman family’s generous funding of student scholarships. The dedication of the Boardman Auditorium will take place at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 10, in a public ceremony in Storrs Hall.

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Architecture Students Build "People's Porch" in West Charlotte

Professor Marc Manack leads "Good Fast Cheap" course.
   December 13, 2019

As the semester comes to a close, Associate Professor of Architecture Marc Manack and students in his “Good Fast Cheap” class have been working on a small plot of land on Tuckaseegee Road to bring a community’s vision to life. “The People’s Porch,” a public gathering space on Charlotte’s west side, is scheduled for completion on Friday, December 20, just before the holidays begin.

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Professor’s AR Project Brings Levine Museum Exhibition to Life

Dr. Ming-Chun Lee's work augments neighborhood studies.
   December 4, 2019

Associate Professor of Urban Design Ming-Chun Lee has collaborated with the Levine Museum of the New South to integrate augmented reality (AR) technology and GIS mapping into an exhibition about Charlotte neighborhoods, past and present. #Home CLT explores the vast changes in five local neighborhoods, and in its most recent addition,...

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Two SoA Alumni Win AIA Charlotte Awards

Emily Dallmeyer and Natasha Edwards win 2019 awards.
   December 2, 2019

School of Architecture alumni Emily Dallmeyer and Natasha Edwards, AIA, have won awards from AIA Charlotte, the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Dallmeyer, who completed her Master of Architecture (M. Arch) degree in 2015, received the 2019 Emerging Professional of the Year Award. Edwards, who received her M. Arch degree in 2009, won the 2019 Citizen Architect Award. ...

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SoA Team Wins ARCC Research Incentive Award

Principal Investigator Rachel Dickey and alumni Ali Karduni and Noushin Radnia receive grant.
   November 27, 2019

Assistant Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey (left) and School of Architecture alumni Ali Karduni (center) and Noushin Radnia (right) have received a 2020 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Research Incentive Award for their proposed project “Reconfigurable Space: Kinematic Environments Controlled with Computer Vision.”

ARCC is an international association of...

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SoA Student Hunter Thurlo Named AIAS Chapter Leader of the Month

Hunter Thurlo is UNC Charlotte AIAS president.
   November 21, 2019

Architecture student Hunter Thurlo has been named Chapter Leader of the Month by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). Hunter is the 2019-20 president of the UNC Charlotte chapter of AIAS.

With the Chapter Leader of the Month award, AIAS National recognizes "the outstanding dedication and accomplishments of one of its members." Hunter was cited for developing programs...

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Architecture Professor Wins UC Berkeley Emerging Designers Competition

Catty Dan Zhang's multimedia airflow investigations will be exhibited in the Wurster Gallery.
   November 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Architecture Catty Dan Zhang has won the 2019 University of California (UC) Berkeley College of Environmental Design “Emerging Designers” competition. As the winner, she will receive a $5,000 honorarium, an exhibition of her work in the College’s Wurster Gallery, a reception, and the opportunity to deliver a public lecture.

Dan Zhang’s project, The Moving Air...

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Dr. Lee Gray to Speak at CTBUH World Congress

Dr. Lee Gray will lecture on the development of the vertical hydraulic elevator.
   October 9, 2019

Dr. Lee Gray, senior associate dean of the College of Arts + Architecture and an architectural historian, will deliver a lecture at the “First Skyscrapers | Skyscraper Firsts” symposium in Chicago on October 31. The symposium is presented by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) in conjunction with the...

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Professor Elected to IJAC Editorial Board

Dimitris Papanikolaou joins board of editors for architectural computing journal.
   October 2, 2019

Assistant Professor Dimitris Papanikolaou has been elected to the editorial board of the International Journal of Architectural Computing. The International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC) is a peer-reviewed journal founded by international organizations dedicated to promoting collaborative research and...

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SoA Interim Director/Professor Co-edits New Book About Rio de Janeiro

Volume of essays engages research from MUD summer program in Brazil.
   August 29, 2019

José Gámez, associate professor and interim director of the School of Architecture, along with Zhongjie Lin (University of Pennsylvania) and Jeffery Nesbit (Harvard University), have co-edited a new manuscript, Rio de Janeiro: Urban Expansion and the Environment....

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