Topic: Architecture

Start Celebrating

Start Celebrating

Thomas Jefferson began sowing the first seeds of UVA 200 years ago this month

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

April 15, 2014

Capital Improvements

Capital Improvements

Next phase of Rotunda renovation promises to breathe new life into iconic building

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

Spring 2014

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

A professor is honored for his mentorship and love of culture

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...

November 4, 2013

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The hidden stories behind one of UVA’s most unusual places

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

October 18, 2013

Verbatim

Verbatim

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

Fall 2013

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.

Fall 2013

Beyond the Names

Beyond the Names

What are the stories behind the dorm names on Grounds?

The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.

Summer 2013

Saving Sulgrave Manor

Saving Sulgrave Manor

Three alumni work to preserve George Washington’s ancestral home

Three alumni work to preserve George Washington's ancestral home.

Summer 2013

A Roof With a View

A Roof With a View

New roof and oculus highlight Rotunda renovation

University photographer Dan Addison captured pictures of the new Rotunda roof and oculus during renovations.

Summer 2013

Five Quirks Around Grounds

Five Quirks Around Grounds

1. The Rotunda’s bulletproof clock face

Replaced after the 1895 fire, the face was designed to be bulletproof because students had used the original clock face for...

April 15, 2013

The Celestial Dome

The Celestial Dome

Thomas Jefferson envisioned the Rotunda dome room not as a library but as a planetarium for teaching astronomy.

Winter 2012

Building a Better University

Building a Better University

Workers stand on the Rotunda roof, where the first phase of a major renovation project is underway (see feature story). In other corners of the University, another project has...

Winter 2012

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Highlights

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Sensors & Sensibility

Sensors & Sensibility

At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.