Through architecture, Jefferson hoped students would gain a sense of design, order and beauty.
Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.
Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.
Take a look inside the A-School’s changing, bustling collaborative workspace, where students spend many hours eating, breathing and (sometimes) sleeping architecture.
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of UVA graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
A centenarian in Somers, Connecticut, has built a replica of Monticello next to his own estate.
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.
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.
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 of all...
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.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.