UVA Architecture Awarded Award for Architecture

February 14, 2011

A UVA School of Architecture won top honors for its “Breath House” in an international competition aimed to help Haiti reCover from the devastation of the 2010 Earthquake.

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Architectural Ingenuity Makes Use of Space at UVA

June 3, 2009
Artist's representation of new space

Artist's representation of new space

Over at Mr. Jefferson’s University, where they take their landscape architecture seriously, UVAToday reports that students have transformed a space from waste to grace with some well thought out efforts.

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TJ in the News

June 3, 2009
Not a Poplar Forest Poplar Tree

Not a Poplar Forest Poplar Tree

As Poplar Forest basks in the glory of its recent restoration (click here to read more about it), and sister-site Monticello rejoices in the new Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, the press (the Associated Press to be exact) is still taking notice.

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Around Jefferson Country: Memorial Day Edition

May 20, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/akshay012/Here’s what’s happening in Jefferson Country heading into Memorial Day 2009:

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New Sheriff for Mr. J’s U.’s School af Architecture

May 18, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/There is a new sheriff dean in town (if your town is Charlottesville, Virginia, home to Mr. Jefferson’s University’s School of Architecture).

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Poplar Forest in the Press

May 16, 2009

pursuit-of-happiness-2009Poplar Forest is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Jefferson’s retirement and his first stay at his low-key retreat. They have put quite a bit of effort in restoring it and the press has taken notice.

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TJB Weekend Edition: TJ’s Backyard

May 16, 2009

Things are in full swing at the former homes of our third President. Here are some events to check out this weekend:

  • Saturday, May 16th –Monticello is extending its hours till 7 pm in honor of graduation. They are also hosting an edible plant walk through the Monticello Vegetable Garden. Click here for details.
  • And don’t forget to visit Poplar Forest for the slide show talk on Palladio and the accompanying tour. Click here for details.

Source: Monticello, Poplar Forest