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Architecture Studies

Sustainability facts

By Jeanne Brown on October 20, 2009 4:47 PM | Permalink
The following facts are contributed by SOA GA Andrea Wilkins. (They can also be read in the ASL restroom -- so yoiu have access in physical as well as virtual space!). Did you know? If your toilet is from 1992 or earlier, you probably have an inefficient model that uses between 3.5 to 7 gallons per flush. Newer, high-efficiency toilets use less than 1.3 gallons per flush -- that's at least 60 percent less water per flush! (EPA, 2008 Letting your faucet run for five minutes uses about as much energy as letting a 60-watt light bulb run for 14 hours. (EPA, 2008 A full bath tub requires about 70 gallons of water, while taking a five-minute shower uses only 10 to 25 gallons. (EPA, 2008

Student art show reception Oct. 9

By Jeanne Brown on October 7, 2009 4:04 PM | Permalink
A reception to mark the opening of the 3rd Annual Architecture Studies Library Student Art Show will be hosted in the ASL Friday Oct. 9 by the American Institute of Architects student chapter, led by Sarah Snodgrass. The reception runs from 5 to 7p.m.

3rd Annual Student Art Exhibit Oct. 5- Nov. 6

By Jeanne Brown on October 1, 2009 8:29 AM | Permalink
The 3rd Annual ASL Student Art Exhibit runs Oct. 5-Nov. 6. The exhibit features work from students in the College of Fine Arts, including School of Architecture and Art Department students. This is a juried show. Jurors are: Brian "Paco" Alvarez New Bureau curator, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Rebekah Just exhibiting artist and 2009 UNLV graduate, received her MFA Suzanne Couture Senior Designer at Friedmutter Group Mikayla Whitmore Vagus Nerve publications director David Baird UNLV School of Architecture director, practicing artist Sponsored by ASL, AIAS, UNLV, CSUN, SAGA, & Blick's