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Feb 2019

BAXA Cabin Awarded the ACSA Design Build Award
https://www.archdaily.com/894707/archdailys-favorite-100-wood-projects-in-the-us

 

June 2018

Emerge listed as one of the 100 Best Wood Architecture Projects in the US
https://www.archdaily.com/894707/archdailys-favorite-100-wood-projects-in-the-us

 

June 14 2018.

Professor Griffiths, Adam Smith and Heather Norbert lead the “CLT and The Great Plains-Professional Development Seminar for Architects” that exploring the use of cross-laminated timber in architecture.

 

June 2018

Siouxland News – Ashed Community Orchard Facility opening featured on the Siouxland News. Professor Jason Griffiths and UNL students perform the ribbon cutting City of South Sioux and local residents.
https://siouxlandnews.com/news/local/univ-of-nebraska-and-city-of-south-sioux-city-unveil-one-of-a-kind-studio

 

March 2018

UNL Nebraska Today – UNL Website lead article for 2nd March 2018 covering developments in design-build projects and at CoA program. The article features my contributions along with citations from students and clients.
https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/architecture-design-builds-benefit-students-communities/

 

Feb, 2018

Channel 8 News – Professor Jason Griffiths and students feature on Nebraska’s Channel 8 evening news reporting on design-build projects at Cedar Point and South Sioux.

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Feb, 2018

Keith County News- News feature reporting on development of the Baxa Cabin at Cedar Point Bio Station

 

April 2017

Online Review – The Architect Magazine

News feature reporting on the completion of Emerge. http://www.architectmagazine.com/project-gallery/emerge_1_o

 

April 2017

Online Review – Archdaily

News feature reporting on the completion of Emerge.
http://www.archdaily.com/805751/emerge-jason-griffiths-and-college-of-architecture- university-of-nebraska-lincoln

 

April 2017

Book Chapter- Chapter featuring Emerge Celebrating Excellence in Wood As a winner of the Wood Design Awards “Emerge” will be profiled in Wood Design & Building magazine’s annual awards book, Celebrating Excellence in Wood Structures. The 2015/16 awards book, Celebrating Excellence in Wood Structures, highlights this year’s winners of the Wood Design & Building Awards, as well as the frontrunners from the Canadian Wood WORKS! and U.S. WoodWorks Wood Design Awards.

 

Sept 2017

Sioux City Journal – News feature reporting on the construction of Ashed
http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/loss-of-trees-is-a-loss-for-all-of- us/article_2388f058-f612-5795-b30b-d8db30281902.html

 

Feb 2017

Siouxland News- News feature reporting on the construction of Ashed
http://siouxlandnews.com/news/local/sick-and-injured-ash-trees-to-be-removed-in-south-sioux

 

June 2017.

Professor Griffiths delivers conference paper: Engineered Lumber And “Tacit Knowledge” Of New Craft In Architecture at the 4th International S.ARCH Conference 7-9 June 2017, HONG KONG

 

October 2016.

Graduate student Aubrey Wassung delivers conference paper: When Nature Strikes – A study of Beetle Kill in America and its Potential use for Mass Timber Construction at the 2016 ACSA Conference – Open Session.

 

October 2016.

Graduate student Mackenzie Gibbens delivers conference paper: Design-Build: Service Beyond Community at the 2016 ACSA Conference.

 

 

May 2017

Great Plains CLT market Development through Architectural Education – U.S. Forest Service Wood Innovations

Professor Jason Griffiths and Adam Smith (Nebraska Forest Service) awarded USFS grant to support innovation and forest health U.S. Forest Service and to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets.

 

 

 

May 2017

Emerge awarded a 2017 Regional Excellence in Wood Design Award from WoodWorks™ and the Wood Products Council. The project will also be featured in our 2017 Wood Design Award video which will be presented at five Wood Solutions Fairs and two Wood Design Symposia

http://www.woodworks.org/emerge-project-team/

AWARDS

May 2018

Cecil Steward Professorship

Professor Jason Griffiths awarded the W. Cecil Steward Professorship (2018 -2023) in support of design-build teaching.

 

March 2017

Professor Jason Griffiths awarded UNL CoA Faculty Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement.

 

May 2017

Great Plains CLT market Development through Architectural Education – U.S. Forest Service Wood Innovations

Professor Jason Griffiths and Adam Smith (Nebraska Forest Service) awarded USFS grant to support innovation and forest health U.S. Forest Service and to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets.

 

May 2017

Emerge awarded a 2017 Regional Excellence in Wood Design Award from WoodWorks™ and the Wood Products Council. The project will also be featured in our 2017 Wood Design Award video which will be presented at five Wood Solutions Fairs and two Wood Design Symposia

http://www.woodworks.org/emerge-project-team/