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Ken Lambla Named to AIA College of Fellows

Lambla is the founding dean of the College of Arts + Architecture.
   February 24, 2021

Ken Lambla, professor of architecture and founding dean of the College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A), has been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the AIA’s highest membership honor. Only three percent of AIA members achieve Fellowship (FAIA) status, honored, according...

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Recent Architecture Alumni Win Design Award from Los Angeles Museum

Eliot Ball and Emily Dobbs have won an international design award from the A+D Museum.
   February 23, 2021

Architecture alumni Eliot Ball (’20) and Emily Dobbs (’20) have won an international design award from the Architecture and Design (A+D) Museum in Los Angeles. The A+D Design Awards competition received more than 140 submissions, from which 10 winning projects were chosen representing 10 categories of work. The winning projects are...

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Three SoA students accepted into the iPAL program

Three students from the School of Architecture have been accepted into the iPAL program this year.
   February 19, 2021
Three students from the School of Architecture, Sydney Garceau, Alexis Andrikanich, and Tyler DeJong, have been accepted into the iPAL program this semester. 

In 2015, the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards launched the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL). UNC Charlotte's School of Architecture was one of the first universities accepted into...

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Professor’s Interactive Installation in Rail Trail Festival

Rachel Dickey has created "Covid Confessionals" for SouthEnd light rail stop.
   February 18, 2021

An interactive installation by Assistant Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey with architecture alumna Noushin Radnia has been chosen for the “I Heart Rail Trail: Lights 2021” festival through a competition sponsored by Charlotte Center City Partners. The festival will present five public art light installations at light...

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Wong Wins Reynolds Leadership Award

The Reynolds Leadership Award honors excellence in graduate program administration.
   February 15, 2021

Associate Professor of Architecture Peter Wong, Graduate Program Director for the School of Architecture, has been selected to receive the 2020-2021 Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award for his contributions to student success above and...

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CoA+A Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor six Distinguished Alumni on Friday, March 19.
   February 7, 2021

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor six Distinguished Alumni on Friday, March 19, in the seventh annual celebration of alumni achievement. The event will be virtual and open to the public.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards were created by the College of Arts + Architecture in 2015 to recognize the accomplishments of alumni who demonstrate in their work the core themes...

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City Building Lab Director Receives NEA Grant for Community Design Workshops

Associate Professor Nadia Anderson's project has been selected for a $25,000 grant.
   February 4, 2021

Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design Nadia Anderson, director of the City Building Lab, has been approved for $25,000 “Grants for Arts Projects” award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support neighborhood visioning workshops to address housing, transportation, and public space. Through this community-engaged design project, City Building Lab will partner with...

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Course by Architecture Professor Wins National Prize

Liz McCormick has received a 2021 Buell Center Course Development Prize.
   January 22, 2021

Assistant Professor of Architecture Liz McCormick has received a 2021 Buell Center Course Development Prize in Architecture, Climate Change, and Society for her class "High-Performance, Low-Tech." The prize, which is awarded by Columbia University’s Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), recognizes...

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Faculty Projects Receive Arts & Science Council Grants

Five CoA+A faculty are among those newly funded by the Arts & Science Council.
   January 6, 2021

Five College of Arts + Architecture professors are receiving grants from the Arts & Science Council (ASC) in the most recent round of funding allocations. Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Audrey Baran, Assistant Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey, and Associate Professor of Painting Andrew Leventis have been named Artist Support Grant recipients. Projects by Associate Professor...

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Professor’s Microalgae Façade Project Featured in Conference Panel

Kyoung Hee Kim will join a panel in the Façade Design + Construction Southeast conference.
   December 7, 2020

Associate Professor of Architecture Kyoung Hee Kim will join a panel in the Façade Design + Construction Southeast conference, to be held virtually on December 15. In the presentation, “Fabrication Futures: Pushing the Envelope in the Southeast,” Dr. Kim will speak about developments in the microalgae façade research...

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