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Storm postpones Preston Avenue Vortex project

A weeklong analysis of Preston Avenue by students in the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture has ended without a public presentation. The fifth annual Vortex had been scheduled to wrap up Sunday with an all-day public event at the Carver Recreational Center, but the event was canceled due to this weekend’s snowstorm. “The school […]

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UVa architecture exercise eyes Ivy Road area for student housing

Could Ivy Road between the U.S. 29/250 interchange and Emmet Street be redeveloped as a new “academical village” to improve the undergraduate experience at the University of Virginia?    That’s one challenge being put to students and faculty at UVa’s School of Architecture during their fourth annual vortex.    “The project intends to imagine and […]