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  • Homes with heart for Sendai

    July 07, 2015

    UCLA architecture and urban design chair Hitoshi Abe is designing new social housing for those in his hometown in Japan who lost their homes in the twin catastrophes of a major earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 2011.

  • Big ideas: Inside the Suprastudio

    July 02, 2015

    Nearly 10 miles south of Westwood, a trio of off-campus architecture studios in the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design is assaying chunks of the future of architecture.

  • A cozy backyard home for people and other friendly species

    June 10, 2015

    UCLA faculty, staff and students, with guidance from a Santa Monica architect, are building a prototype dwelling that they designed to shelter people as well as edible plants, bees, birds, lizards and even bats.

  • From brick to marble: Did Augustus Caesar really transform Rome?

    March 03, 2015

    Intrigued by the question of whether Augustus Caesar transformed Rome from a city of bricks into a city of marble, as legend has it, UCLA professor Diane Favro decided to use advanced modeling software to reconstruct Rome at the time of his reign.

  • A new definition of groundbreaking architecture

    December 09, 2014

    UCLA’s Hitoshi Abe is among those whose work is featured in an exhibit detailing nontraditional ways architects have helped rebuild the coast of Eastern Japan following the devastating tsunami of 2011.

  • Is revival of downtown L.A. real?

    October 15, 2014

    At a “Thinking L.A.” event copresented by UCLA and Zocalo Public Square, a panel that included two UCLA professors discuss the transformation of downtown L.A. and whether it lives up to the current hype.

  • Need a small house? Just press print

    June 27, 2014

    UCLA architecture and urban design students helped create a fully functional microhouse built using 3-D printing technology.

  • Campus architect named Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

    February 12, 2014

    Jeffery Averill, who provides design oversight for all UCLA capital projects, has been honored for his contributions to the profession.

  • Visionary architect leads UCLA students in designing buildings that move

    January 09, 2014

    A huge, historic off-campus facility gives UCLA architecture grad students the opportunity to explore how robotic technology can help design intelligent buildings.

  • UCLA Architecture and Urban Design to work with Hyperloop to study tube transit system

    October 31, 2013

    UCLA Architecture and Urban Design has announced it will work with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. for its 2014–15 master of architecture II program known as SUPRASTUDIO.

  • UCLA architects shine at new MOCA exhibit

    July 03, 2013

    Installation view of "A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture from Southern California," on view June 16–Sept. 16 at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. Exhibit photos by Brian Forrest. From a public housing project in Madrid, Spain,...

  • A graduate's Father's Day salute

    June 18, 2012

    Seen at Saturday's commencement ceremonies for the School of the Arts and Architecture at Dickson Court North: One new graduate decided to deliver a Father's Day message a day early. Photo by Todd Cheney/UCLA Photo.

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