School of Architecture Announces 23-24 Lecture Series

"New South meets Global South" launches on September 27.
   September 13, 2023

The David R. Ravin School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte launches its 2023-24 lecture series on September 27, 2023. The series, New South meets Global South, will feature nine distinguished speakers throughout this school year. Curated by Associate Professor of Architecture Nadia Anderson,...

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Professor's House Wins State's Top Modernist Residential Prize

Marc Manack's "Steel Louise" has received the 2023 George Matsumoto Prize.
   July 31, 2023

A house designed, built, and owned by Associate Professor of Architecture Marc Manack, with his firm SILO AR+D, has been awarded the 2023 George Matsumoto Prize from NC Modernist, a non-profit organization and educational archive established for the documentation, promotion,...

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Gámez Named Interim Dean of the College of Arts + Architecture

The appointment begins on July 1, following the departure of Dean Brook Muller.
   June 19, 2023

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design José Gámez has been named interim dean of the College of Arts + Architecture. His appointment begins on July 1, following the departure of Dean Brook Muller.

Gámez joined the College of Arts + Architecture in 2002 as an assistant professor of architecture and has since served in multiple leadership positions, most recently as Associate Dean...

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Dr. Lee Gray Interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning News

Gray was the featured authority on a segment about elevators.
   May 24, 2023
Professor of Architectural History Lee Gray joined CBS Sunday Morning News on May 21 for a feature story on elevators. Gray is an international expert on elevators and escalators. Interviewed at the Biltmore House in Asheville, where the 19th-century elevator still has a staff operator, he explained how elevators changed the world....

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Architecture Students to Present at National Conferences

Abena Atiemo and Sydney Garceau will present at national architecture conferences in June.
   May 16, 2023

Master of Architecture student Abena Atiemo (left) and undergraduate student Sydney Garceau (right), who graduated this month with a B.A. in Architecture, will both present their research at national conferences in June.

Garceau was invited to present her research paper entitled “Proactive not Reactive:...

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Book by Architecture Professor Offers New Look at Postmodernism

Lidia Klein's book studies political architecture in Chile and Poland 1970-1990.
   May 15, 2023

Assistant Professor of Architectural History Lidia Klein’s new book, Political Postmodernisms: Architecture in Chile and Poland, 1970–1990, argues for a redefinition of postmodern architecture. While postmodern architecture is...

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Professor’s NSF Grant Allows Students to Join Research Project in Tanzania

Innovations in masonry design and fabrication could result in better, more healthful houses.
   April 27, 2023

Assistant Professor of Architecture Liz McCormick and her and co-investigator Brett Tempest, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, have received a grant from the National...

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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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