Steven Nelson recently joined a long line of respected Africanists who have led the center at the UCLA International Institute.
For the last 18 years, UCLA’s Lisa Snyder has been bringing to life the bygone glory of a true architectural, social and cultural wonder — the Chicago World’s Fair.
UCLA Byzantine art history and archaeology professor Sharon Gerstel has devoted much of the last year to studying how architectural changes in Byzantine churches enhanced the performance of religious music.
Lectures, exhibitions and performances will showcase the depth and diversity of UCLA Arts activities and creative programming.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UCLA architecture and urban design students helped create a fully functional microhouse built using 3-D printing technology.
Jeffery Averill, who provides design oversight for all UCLA capital projects, has been honored for his contributions to the profession.
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 has announced it will work with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. for its 2014–15 master of architecture II program known as SUPRASTUDIO.
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,...