Archinect - News 2014-04-17T04:09:15-04:00 Toyo Ito to receive 2014 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture Justine Testado 2014-03-17T15:03:00-04:00 >2014-03-18T09:36:44-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="756" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Renowned Japanese architect <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toyo Ito</a> was recently named the recipient of the 2014 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. Hosted by the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Virginia (UVA) School of Architecture</a>, the annual award recognizes achievements in fields that Thomas Jefferson -- the 3rd U.S. president, author of the Declaration of Independence, and founder of UVA -- excelled in and highly regarded.</p><p>Ito will formally receive the medal on Friday, April 11, instead of the traditional date of Jefferson's birthday on April 13. He will also be speaking in a translated public talk at 3:30 p.m. in the UVA Old Cabell Hall Auditorium.</p><p>Here's more info about Toyo Ito:</p><p>"After studying architecture at the University of Tokyo, Ito worked in the office of prominent Japanese architect Kiyonori Kikutake until founding his own Tokyo-based office, Urban Robot, in 1971, later renamed Toyo Ito &amp; Associates. Ito&rsquo;s practice has completed a wide range of projects, from small-scale housing to seminal public works,...</p> Get Lectured: University of Virginia Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-01T13:24:00-04:00 >2013-10-02T10:26:41-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="325" 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> Tuesday's featured lectures come from the University of Virginia School 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> Listed below are Lecture events only. All events begin at <strong>6:00 pm</strong> at <strong>Campbell Hall 153</strong>. Dates, locations and times are subject to change.</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 16</strong></em><br> Inaugural Lecture<br><strong>Teresa Gali-Izard</strong> / Assoc. Professor and Chair Dept. of Landscape Architecture; Principal - Arquitectura Agronomia</p> <p> <strong><em>September 23</em></strong><br> Dean's Forum Lecture<br><strong>David Gissen</strong> / Assoc. Prof, Director - Dept. of Architecture California College of the Arts<br><br><em><strong>September 27</strong></em><br> 1...</p>