The Academical Village: Building on the Past, Planning for the Future

Date & Time

June 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Rotunda Dome Room



The talk will review the recently completed Rotunda renovation and will look at current and upcoming projects in the Academical Village that will help set the stage for the University’s next hundred years.


Brian Hogg

Senior Preservation Planner, Office of the Architect for the University

Brian Hogg shares responsibility for the development of guidelines for the renovation and maintenance of the Academical Village and of the numerous historic facilities studied in the University of Virginia Historic Preservation Framework Plan. He also has oversight of all historic structure reports and capital projects associated with adaptive reuse of historic buildings. He has participated in the renovations of Garrett Hall, New Cabell Hall, and of Pavilions II, IX and X. His current projects include the renovations of the Rotunda and the historic structure report for Pavilion VIII. He has a BA in Art History and French from the University of Virginia and an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University. Prior to returning to his alma mater, he was a member of the regulatory staff of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission for 17 years, finishing as Director of Preservation.

Jody Lahendro

Historic Preservation Architect, Facilities Planning and Construction

Joseph Dye Lahendro has been a Historic Preservation Architect in UVA’s Facilities Planning & Construction Department for more than 12 years, managing work on the University’s more than 100 designated historic buildings, including the Academical Village. Previously he had his own architectural practice in Richmond for 18 years, specializing in historic preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse. He also served as preservation architect for the Taliesin Preservation Commission as it began its charge to preserve Frank Lloyd Wright’s home in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Lahendro received his bachelor of architecture degree from Virginia Tech and his master’s in architectural history from UVA.