Topic: Architecture

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

Monster Mash

Monster Mash

Modern-day Dr. Frankensteins bring creatures to life

UVA students construct life-sized moving monsters with the help of Hollywood special-effects artists.

October 16, 2012

Do You Know Your Columns?

Do You Know Your Columns?

Architecture Professor Edward Ford sees the same buildings on the Lawn that we all see, but he looks at them in a different way. “I look at building...

Summer 2012

Late Architecture Professor’s Deep Roots

Late Architecture Professor’s Deep Roots

Mario di Valmarana planned to spend three months as a member of the School of Architecture faculty. Instead, he stayed for 28 years, and created a travel program that introduced...

Summer 2012

The Academical Village, Version 2.0

The Academical Village, Version 2.0

OpenGrounds gives collaboration a new home

Graffiti would be out of place in the Rotunda's Dome Room, but OpenGrounds' Corner Building is a different structure altogether. When Thomas Jefferson designed the Academical Village, his...

Summer 2012

Build it, and They Will Compete

Build it, and They Will Compete

New track and indoor practice facility are part of 10-year effort to upgrade athletics

When Virginia Beach native J.R. Reid was one of the nation’s most coveted high school basketball stars, he was recruited heavily by numerous schools, including UNC...

Spring 2012

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Students reimagine Belmont structure

Long slated for repair, Charlottesville’s Belmont Bridge awaits its next incarnation. Eduardo Arroyo, the 2012 Robertson Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, led a University effort to...

Spring 2012

Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

One of the energizing aspects of daily life at UVA is the constant exposure to astonishing research, scholarship and other creative activities. Our faculty members are working at the...

Winter 2011

Flue Flaws

Flue Flaws

Cracks in chimneys lead to banning fires in fireplaces

Students have always had to sacrifice some creature comforts for the honor of living on the Lawn, and this year a long-standing tradition was sacrificed as well in the...

Winter 2011

Keep the Lid On

Keep the Lid On

Rotunda roof ‘structurally sound’ but needs work

The roof of the University’s beloved but leaky Rotunda will need only repairs, not replacement.

David Neuman, Architect for the University, told members of the...

Winter 2011

Jewel Box in the Woods

Jewel Box in the Woods

Architect builds cabin by hand

When architect Olle Lundberg (Arch ‘79) bought 16 acres overlooking the virgin forests of the Gualala River canyon in California, the first thing he and his wife, Mary, did was...

Fall 2011

A Place of Retreat

A Place of Retreat

Architect builds cabin by hand

Architecture alumnus builds a cabin in the woods

August 17, 2011

The Case of the Missing Library

The Case of the Missing Library

Monticello scholars crack Jeffersonian mystery

A bibliographic mystery concerning Thomas Jefferson’s personal library has finally been solved. A number of his books have been found at Washington University in St. Louis, where...

Summer 2011

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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.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.