University Joins Charlotte SHOUT! as Ideas Pillar Sponsor

Faculty, students, and alumni contribute to festival programming.
   March 16, 2023

For 17 days this spring, Charlotte SHOUT! will invigorate Uptown Charlotte, bringing performances, installations, food trucks, interactive art and engaging conversations to plazas and venues in the center city. The annual festival aims to inspire Charlotteans with creative and culinary innovation, turning the center of town into a forum for new ideas and experiences. And for the first time,...

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Architecture Professor Named to Historic Landmarks Commission

Emily Makaš was appointed by Mayor Vi Lyles.
   March 16, 2023

Dr. Emily Makaš has been appointed to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission by Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles. The commission is the shared city and county...

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Gámez Elected ASCA Vice President

José Gámez will serve four years in leadership roles, including one as president.
   February 28, 2023

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Alum’s Generosity Inspires Students to Work Harder

Jeff Floyd ’77 has helped to establish three scholarships; Grace Murray has one of them.
   February 16, 2023

“If it hadn’t been for UNC Charlotte, no telling what would have happened to me,” says Jeff Floyd ’77.

Now Vice President and Managing Principal of the Charlotte office of the national architecture firm LS3P, the Robeson County native started college as an engineering student at NC State University, but “didn’t like it...

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College of Arts + Architecture Announces 2023 Distinguished Alumni

Six Distinguished Alumni will be honored at a ceremony on March 30.
   February 1, 2023

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor six Distinguished Alumni on Thursday, March 30, in the ninth annual celebration of alumni achievement. The award ceremony will take place at 11:30 am in the Anne R. Belk Theater in Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts and will be open to the public.

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Dean Muller to Depart CoA+A

Dr. Lee Gray, professor of architectural history, will serve as interim dean.
   January 19, 2023

Dean Brook Muller has announced he will depart the University effective June 30. Lee Gray, professor of architectural history, will become interim dean.  

"I would like to thank UNC Charlotte for giving me the opportunity to lead the College of Arts + Architecture,” Muller said. “I have learned so much from its magical constellation of...

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School of Architecture Director’s New Book Explores Pandemics and the Built Environment

“The Pandemic Effect” presents ideas, research, and proposals from 90 experts.
   January 16, 2023

A new book by Blaine Brownell, director of the David R. Ravin School of Architecture, examines the role of the built environment in both the spread and the mitigation of infectious disease historically, currently, and in the future. The Pandemic Effect...

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Research Fellow Wins 2023 ARCC Dissertation Award

Elena Vazquez Pena was honored for her research on kinetic screens.
   January 11, 2023

Elena Vazquez Pena, a research fellow in technology and design in the David R. Ravin School of Architecture, has received the 2023 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Dissertation Award. Founded in 1976, the ARCC is an international association of architectural research centers, academies and organizations...

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Architecture and Engineering Professors Launch Research Hub to Advance Green Building and Planning in Asian Nations

U.S. Department of State grant will fund three-year initiative.
   December 12, 2022

Professor of Architecture Kyoung Hee Kim and Assistant Professor Weimin Wang in the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management have received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State to launch the “Green Buildings...

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Architecture Alum is 2022 AIA Film Challenge Winner

Claire Shue ’19 is part of the team that received the national Grand Prize.
   November 21, 2022

Architecture alumna Claire Shue is a member of the team that won the Grand Prize in the 2022 American Institute of Architects Film Challenge. The team’s film, a dream starts here, was created to build support for a community center in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina...

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