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UVA School of Architecture

After 19 years, things look very much the same at the UVA School of Architecture

After 19 years, things look very much the same at the UVA School of Architecture This past week I returned to the UVA School of Architecture to give a lecture on sustainable design. Walking through the studios many things are the same as when I was an undergrad student. From the...

The Architecture of the University of Virginia

The Architecture of the University of Virginia is incredible and getting a tour of it led by Edward Lay is even better. Each year for the past 3 years, I have organized a tour for Department of Energy employees to show them building developed with sustainability in mind. Thomas...

1. Jefferson’s Academical Village #105architecturalinspiration

Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village is the heart of the University of Virginia located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The structures comprising the space include the Rotunda, ten Pavilions, student rooms, Lawn, range rooms, and gardens some with Serpentine Walls (used as a...