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Better Living Through Architecture

The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

The Tactile Library

In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

The Future is Now

A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Back to the Future

Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

U.Va. Rotunda renovations: stewardship of World Heritage Site enters second phase

Renovations to the University of Virginia’s historic Rotunda are entering a critical new phase that will bring U.Va.’s iconic centerpiece into the 21st century

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

James Cox came to the University of Virginia from England as a visiting professor of design in the School of Architecture from 1961-62. While he was there, he took

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

Learn the hidden stories behind one of U.Va.'s most unusual places.

Verbatim

Historic preservation architects know that historical drawings of the Lawn don't always match the physical evidence.

What’s New on Grounds

The curtain rises on the new Ruth Caplin Theatre and the essential McCormick Road Bridge is replaced.

Beyond the Names

The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.

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    If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

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