Archinect - News 2016-09-26T16:55:44-04:00 Katherine Ankerson named dean of UNL College of Architecture Alexander Walter 2016-06-24T19:42:00-04:00 >2016-06-24T19:42:17-04:00 <img src="" width="200" height="200" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Katherine Ankerson, professor and head of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design at Kansas State University, has accepted appointment as dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture. [...] Ankerson, who was a professor and associate dean in the UNL architecture college from 1996 to 2011 before her tenure at Kansas State, will assume the dean's post July 1.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously in the Archinect news:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Scott Killinger named interim dean of UNL's College of Architecture</a></p> Omaha is building a Tri-Faith campus with a church, a mosque and a synagogue (no joke) Alexander Walter 2015-12-29T14:35:00-05:00 >2016-01-01T09:19:10-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A mosque, a church and a synagogue go up on the site of an old Jewish country club ... It sounds like the setup to a joke &mdash; but it's not. It's actually happening in Omaha, Neb. The Tri-Faith Initiative may be the first place in history where these three monotheistic faiths have built together, on purpose, with the intention of working together. [...] Similar initiatives are underway elsewhere. One in Berlin would house all three religions in a single building.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Similar tri-faith building initiatives are also germinating in other parts of the world:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A church-mosque-synagogue, in Berlin</a></p> Get Lectured: University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2015-16 Justine Testado 2015-09-24T15:04:00-04:00 >2015-09-24T15:04:26-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="734" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is ready for another school year.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next featured poster comes from the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Nebraska, Lincoln - College of Architecture</a>.</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.</em></strong></p><p>Listed below are upcoming events.</p><p><strong>FALL 2015</strong></p><p><strong>Sept 24</strong><br>Sarah Whiting / WW Architecture; Dean, Rice School of Architecture - Rice University</p><p><strong>Sept 30</strong><br>Frank Barkow / Barkow Leibinger</p><p><strong>Oct 30</strong><br>Krista Ninivaggi / K &amp; CO</p><p><strong>Nov 13</strong><br>Florian Idenburg / SO-IL, Harvard University</p><p><strong>Nov. 16 + 17</strong><br>Urban Thinkers Campus</p><p><strong>Nov 20</strong><br>Jimenez Lai / Bureau Spectacular, UCLA</p><p><strong>SPRING 2016</strong></p><p><strong>Jan 22</strong><br>Bradley Cantrell / Harvard GSD</p><p><strong>Jan 29</strong><br>Thomas J. Trenolone / HDR - Great Plains Studio(s),</p><p><strong>Feb 12</strong><br>Stewart H...</p> Omaha to improve its Metro (for free!) Nicholas Korody 2015-05-27T20:22:00-04:00 >2015-06-01T23:00:33-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>At the end of May, Metro will debut its FORWARD plan: a fully reconfigured bus network that emphasizes more frequency, better night and weekend service, direct lines through high-ridership corridors, and grid-style access to many parts of the city. The top five routes will now all get 15-minute peak service... Rather than lobby for more taxpayer funding or jack up fares, Metro looked for more efficient ways to use its existing resources.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Get Lectured: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-09-25T10:20:00-04:00 >2013-09-26T13:52:33-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="734" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Today's post features the full line-up in the Hyde Lecture Series Fall '13 + Spring '14 from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, College of Architecture.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.</em></p> <p> All lectures are on Friday @ <strong>4:30 p.m.</strong> at <strong>The Ross </strong>in the UNL campus, unless otherwise noted.**<br><br><strong>FALL 2013</strong></p> <p> <strong>OCTOBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>October 3</strong></em><br><strong>Marlon Blackwell </strong>/ Architect, University of Arkansas<br> co-sponsored by AIA Nebraska</p> <p> <em><strong>October 4</strong></em><br><strong>Kevin Alter</strong> / Alterstudio, The University of Texas at Austin<br><strong>Public exhibition</strong>. <strong>Lecture at 4:30</strong> in <strong>Ross Auditorium</strong> followed by <strong>reception </strong>from <strong>5:30- 7:30 p...</strong></p>