Archinect - News 2014-10-20T22:16:41-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/100704265/elizabeth-k-meyer-named-dean-of-university-of-virginia-school-of-architecture Elizabeth K. Meyer named dean of University of Virginia School of Architecture Alexander Walter 2014-05-30T12:56:00-04:00 >2014-06-03T23:00:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r2/r2rsv0e1zskvh1cq.jpg" width="380" height="495" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Executive Vice President and Provost John Simon today announced the appointment of Elizabeth K. Meyer to a two-year term as dean of the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Meyer, the Merrill D. Peterson Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University, begins serving in the new role on July 15. [...] In 2012, President Obama appointed Meyer to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, and she serves as the only landscape architect on the seven-member panel.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/95872512/toyo-ito-to-receive-2014-thomas-jefferson-foundation-medal-in-architecture 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mh/mh4m34y56kk3vwag.jpg" width="514" height="756" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Renowned Japanese architect <a href="http://www.toyo-ito.co.jp" 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="http://www.arch.virginia.edu/" 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> http://archinect.com/news/article/83136712/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-fall-13 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pz/pze7skq3nuikmkhi.jpg" width="514" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" 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="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</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>