6:00 PM18:00

Charlottesville A-School Reception

Please join us to celebrate with a Charlottesville UVA School of Architecture alumni + community reception on Thursday, September 13th from 6-8PM at Kardinal Hall.  Dean Ila Berman, will give an update on the School and introduce new faculty members and Department Chairs, including Chair of the Architecture Department, Felipe Correa. We welcome all members of our A-School community – alumni, local professionals, community leaders, government officials, parents, faculty, and faculty emeriti to enjoy a special evening to reconnect.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Kardinal Hall (private room)
722 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville

RSVP to Kim Wong Haggart by Friday, September 7, 2018 / 434.982.2761

Please share this email with your friends and A-School alumni, as we don’t have everyone’s correct email (or know they are back in Charlottesville!)


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Lunch N Learn at VMDO: Design Communication
11:30 AM11:30

Lunch N Learn at VMDO: Design Communication

  • 100 5th Street Northeast Charlottesville, VA, 22902 United States (map)
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Please join us Tuesday for a lunch and learn on Design Communication. The session will be facilitated by Asa Eslocker, Marketing (and Communication) Specialist at VMDO.  Asa is a communication strategist, filmmaker, adjunct faculty, landscape architect, and two-time Emmy Award winning investigative journalist.  He also taught “Design Communication and Public Speaking” (2014-2015) at UVA’s School of Architecture - a participation-based workshop that aimed to help students find their voice and to tell the story of their designs.

The session will begin with Knowing Thyself and Communication 101 (riveting presentation by Asa).

Followed by a panel discussion on Design Communication including stories from the field.

Finally, a conversation with the audience about Do's and Don'ts of public speaking and communcation for designers.

1.5 AIA LU, please bring your own brown bag lunch


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11:30 AM11:30

Lunch n Learn at CitySpace: How to Avoid Getting Sued with Chuck Heuer, FAIA, Esq

Join us for Chuck Heuer's talk on How to Avoid Getting Sued: Reducing Prospects of Liability Cliams, Wednesday June 6 at 11:30 am at CitySpace.

Instructs architects and other design professionals about practices that tend to reduce the possibility of being sued for professional malpractice and tend to improve professional practice management. 1.5 HSW credits offered.

RSVP here

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5:30 PM17:30

Revit User Group: What is Civil BIM?


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 You are invited to the Revit User Group of Charlottesville. 

·        Wednesday, May 9th at CitySpace

·        5:30 Food / 6 – 7 Presentation 

Presentation:  What is Civil BIM?

·       1 Hour of AIA Learning Credit CEUs.

·       Free Food



5:15 PM


Networking, Drinks & Food

5:50 PM


Announcements and Introduction

6:00-7:00 PM


What is Civil BIM?


Cody A. Pennetti, PE

Timmons Group


Session Description:

The presentation will include an overview of civil engineering technology for BIM processes. The topics covered will focus on how civil models can be coordinated with building models and the differences between software platforms for each discipline. Interoperability between civil and building software (Civil 3D and Revit) will be discussed to identify efficient workflows.


Learning Objectives:

·         understanding the platform differences (C3D vs Revit)

·         grading/surface modeling in C3D and how it’s provided to Revit

·         utility connectors between Revit/C3D.

·         geographic project locations (impacts to solar studies and coordination)

·         Advanced technology applications, LiDAR, GIS, or other civil platforms


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