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South Lawn Project
Conceptual Sketches for South Lawn Project Rolled Out at U.Va. BOV Meeting

ARCHITECT FOR THE UNIVERSITY David Neuman presented conceptual drawings for phase one of the University of Virginia’s South Lawn Project to the Board of Visitors Buildings and Grounds Committee at its meeting Jan. 20. The construction of the South Lawn, which will yield new classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology, gathering areas, flexible workspaces and faculty offices, is by far the most ambitious undertaking on U.Va.’s Central Grounds in nearly a century. Full story.

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New York Architect’s Kick Off Architecture School’s Spring Lecture Series

Sunil Bald and Yolande Daniels will give the Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecture, “In Process,” at the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture on Friday, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall Room 153. Bald and Daniels are partners in Studio SUMO, a New York-based architecture collaborative they co-founded. Recent SUMO projects include a temporary space for the Museum of African Art in Long Island City, N.Y.; MoCADA, a museum of contemporary art in Brooklyn's BAM cultural district; and the Josai University New School of Management in Sakado, Japan. Full story.

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Ruffin Hall groundbreaking
 
University Breaks Ground for New Studio Art Building

U.Va. President T. Casteen III (far right), members of the Board of Visitors, representatives from the Ruffin Foundation, faculty, administrator, students and friends of the arts attended the Jan. 19 groundbreaking of Ruffin Hall, the University of Virginia’s new Studio Art Building. Ruffin Hall will be the first entirely new facility constructed on the Arts Grounds and will bring together all the studio program’s classrooms and faculty offices, which are now scattered among several locations. Envisioned as a “village of the arts,” Ruffin Hall will contain studios designed for the teaching of painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, performance art and digital media. It will also include galleries to showcase new directions in contemporary art.

U.Va. News Services/Photo: Dan Addison

 
 
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
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ALSO IN THE NEWS:
Ivy Foundation Gives $45 Million to Support Medical Research at U.Va.
U.Va. President John T. Casteen III Announces the Appointment of James L. Hilton as New Head of IT
Gov. Warner Announces Proposal for Major Spending on Research at Virginia Colleges
 
Web Calendar   Shaping Science, Mathematics, and Technology Interests of Early Adolescents
Fri., 9-10 a.m., Ruffner Hall, Room 241 • Speaker: Marie Shoffner, U.Va. • Information: 243-2021.
     
 

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