School of Architecture
Green Cities: Urbanism and Advancing Sustainability6/1/07 - Tim Beatley, Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, believes that cities have potential for addressing global environmental issues, reconnecting us to nature and to each other, dramatically reducing our ecological footprints, and creating highly livable environments. Professor Beatley reviews leading cities in Europe and North America that are moving in the direction of green urbanism and describe innovative green planning ideas, projects, and policies.
Professor John Quale describes green building techniques3/21/07 - Professor John Quale describes green building techniques in this Unforgettable Lecture.
Pollution and Revitalization: What3/14/07 - U.Va Architecture Professor Phoebe Crisman discusses the polluted state of the Elizabeth River and describes a solution she's implementing. The Learning Barge is a self-sustaining field station operated under a partnership between U.Va and several Norfolk area organizations. Crisman traces the project's history and timeline during this Engaging the Mind Lecture.
State of the Architecture School Address9/8/06 - On September 8th, Karen Van Lengen, dean of the U.Va School of Architecture, delivered the annual state of the school address.
Rebuilding New Orleans and the Challenge of Affordable Housing6/3/06 - It has now been a year since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast of the United States, rendering vast swaths of land uninhabitable. But, U.Va architecture professor William Morrish says there's hope for the city of New Orleans, which is being rebuilt. He updated alumni in June about the progress to date.
The Next New Orleans?2/10/06 - Urban planning professor William Morrish describes what he's seen during his trips to New Orleans in the months after Huricane Katrina. This is an update of an earlier speech given last September at the Miller Center.
Bruner Loeb Forum - Placemaking for Change: Non-Traditional models of Community Revitalization11/11/05 - An overview of the work of Living Cities, the non-profit community redevelopment agency, by CEO Reese Fayde. This talk served as the keynote address for the 2005 Bruner Loeb forum, held at the School of Architecture.