Professor’s Research Reconstructs Ephemeral Stages of 18th-century French Diplomacy

Matthew Gin’s “Staging Sovereignty” appears in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historian
   March 28, 2024

The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH), the leading English-language journal on the history of the built environment, has published an article by Assistant Professor of Architectural History Matthew Gin. “Staging Sovereignty:...

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Professor Wins Award for Developing Rome/Istanbul Study Abroad Program

Architecture professor Jeff Balmer is the first recipient of the Curriculum Design Award.
   March 13, 2024

The UNC Charlotte Office of Education Abroad (OEA) has awarded Associate Professor of Architecture Jeff Balmer the inaugural Curriculum Design Award for his development of the School of Architecture’s Rome/Istanbul study abroad program. The Curriculum Design Award...

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College of Arts + Architecture Announces 2024 Distinguished Alumni

Five Distinguished Alumni will be honored at a ceremony on April 12.
   January 31, 2024

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor five Distinguished Alumni on Friday, April 12, in the tenth annual celebration of alumni achievement. The award ceremony will take place at 1:00 pm in Rowe Recital Hall and will be open to the public.

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Professor Leads Roundtable for Prototypes for Humanity in Dubai

Liz McCormick also attended COP 28, the UN Climate Change Conference.
   December 7, 2023

Liz McCormick was recently invited to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to participate in the Prototypes for Humanity Professors Collaboration Program, where she led a roundtable discussion on Health in the Built Environment. Prototypes for Humanity is an annual exhibition of 100 student-led innovations that "have the power to...

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Faculty and Alumni Recognized in “Best in the Nest” Awards

Annual awards are presented by Queen City Nerve independent newspaper.
   November 30, 2023

Several faculty and alumni in the College of Arts + Architecture have been recognized in the 2023 “Best in the Nest” Awards presented by Charlotte independent weekly newspaper Queen City Nerve. Covering a wide range of categories, the annual awards include both Critics’ and Readers’ Picks.

In the “City Life” Category,...

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Alumni Win Major NC Architecture Award

Craig Kerins ‘04 and Robby Johnston ‘03 founded The Raleigh Architecture Co in 2012.
   November 6, 2023

Architecture alumni Craig Kerins ‘04 and Robby Johnston ‘03 of The Raleigh Architecture Company were recently awarded the prestigious 2023 Kamphoefner Award by AIA North Carolina....

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Architecture Professor’s Plaza Design Wins Award

Rachel Dickey’s “Bleachery Heritage Plaza” is in Rock Hill, S.C.
   October 10, 2023

The “Bleachery Heritage Plaza,” designed by Associate Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey and completed in 2022, has received the 2023 BLT Built Design Award for Cultural Heritage Landscape in the Landscape Architecture category. The annual international competition recognizes “the most pioneering and ground-...

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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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