Topics > Architecture

Easy Does It

How do you excavate underneath a 200-year-old building that’s the centerpiece of a World Heritage site? Very, very carefully. And with lasers.

Better Living Through Architecture

The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

The Tactile Library

In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

The Future is Now

A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Back to the Future

Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

U.Va. Rotunda renovations: stewardship of World Heritage Site enters second phase

Renovations to the University of Virginia’s historic Rotunda are entering a critical new phase that will bring U.Va.’s iconic centerpiece into the 21st century

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

James Cox came to the University of Virginia from England as a visiting professor of design in the School of Architecture from 1961-62. While he was there, he took

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

Learn the hidden stories behind one of U.Va.'s most unusual places.

Verbatim

Verbatim

Historic preservation architects know that historical drawings of the Lawn don't always match the physical evidence.

What’s New on Grounds

What’s New on Grounds

The curtain rises on the new Ruth Caplin Theatre and the essential McCormick Road Bridge is replaced.

 1 2 3 >  Last ›

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bee Hopeful

    U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.

  • Before Batman

    Ben McKenzie (Col '01) stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in FOX's new television series Gotham.

  • Paying Up for Pancakes

    Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

  • Remembering Hannah Graham

    Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

    U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

  • We Come from Old Virginia

    Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

  • Admiral of the Antarctic

    Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.

  • The Roar of the Lioness

    Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

  • Smart Money

    Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.