Topic: Architecture

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

Recovery in Haiti

Recovery in Haiti

UVA architecture team wins housing award

Initiative reCOVER, a UVA School of Architecture program, won first prize in an international housing competition for “Breathe House,” a design that will help with the reconstruction...

Spring 2011

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

‘Absolute Gem’

The article about President Sullivan (“Welcome President Sullivan,” Winter 2010) captured her so well I felt as if I were there at...

Spring 2011

Everything That’s Old Is New Again

Everything That’s Old Is New Again

The dramatic new look of Pavilion X recaptures Jefferson’s original design for the building, including re-creating a rooftop parapet that was removed in the 1890s. The parapet,...

Spring 2010

Couture Construction

Couture Construction

Two alumnae, an urban planner and an artchitect, formed Chromat Garments. They make fashion that borrows heavily from architecture.

Winter 2009

Space-Age Eraser

Space-Age Eraser

Laser used to clean capitals

Conservators used a laser to clean 180 years of grime from the column capitals of Pavilion II.

Winter 2009

Floating Ideas

Floating Ideas

Learning Barge takes to the water

The Learning Barge has gone from concept to classroom.

Winter 2009

The Top Five Historical Events at the University of Virginia

As illustrated by the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Witness the founding of the University, the Rotunda fire and the admission of the first African-American students via photographs, letters and original documents from the Special Collections Library. Watch...

August 20, 2009

The Vision for the Village

The Vision for the Village

Jefferson's drawings show multiple influences and singular genius

More than a century ago, the University’s Central Grounds rose from the ashes of the 1895 Rotunda fire, and much of the original character of...

Fall 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Palin Comparison

In the most recent issue of Virginia Magazine, you refer to Tina Fey’s supposedly humorous impersonation of former Gov. Sarah Palin (“Quotable Quotes,”...

Fall 2009

The Shape of Art to Come

The Shape of Art to Come

New director for the UVA Art Museum

Bruce Boucher on Thomas Jefferson and the future of the University's art museum.

Summer 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Debating Change

It was with great regret that I read of plans to “preserve” Mr. Jefferson’s original intentions for Pavilion X (“This Old Academical...

Summer 2009

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Welcome, Class of 2022

Welcome, Class of 2022

More than 3,800 first-years will join the Wahoo family this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape the Class of 2022.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.