Author: Jeff Day

FACT wins 2023 AN Best of Design Award

FACT + Actual Architecture Co. won a 2023 AN Best of Design Editors’ Pick Award for the Bemis LOW END from The Architect’s Newspaper. We are thrilled with the recognition from this popular awards program! AN’s Best of Design Awards honor outstanding built and unbuilt architectural projects across a diversity of categories and typologies. 2023 set a … Continued

Omaha Mobile Stage wins SARA National Design Award

FACT is thrilled to announce that the Omaha Mobile Stage won an Honor Award in the 2023 SARA Student National Design Awards. This is wonderful recognition for the efforts of students to work together in the FACT designbuild studio to bring the vision of Partners for Livable Omaha to reality. Omaha Mobile Stage is a … Continued

Jeff Day interviewed on Lives Radio Show & Podcast

A wide-ranging interview with Jeff broadcast on Lives Radio Show & Podcast with Stuart Chittenden on Sunday, August 27 on KIOS 91.5FM, Omaha’s NPR affiliate. The show is now available as a podcast here, and on all major podcast platforms. In the episode, architect Jeff Day talks about the role of architecture in our individual … Continued

FACT wins two ACSA Education Awards

FACT is thrilled to announce that we have been honored with two awards from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) in the 2023 Architectural Education Awards. Each year, ACSA honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service. Award winners inspire and challenge students, contribute … Continued

Art Chapel in the News

The Art Chapel project was featured on Lincoln’s 1011NOW, KOLN/KGIN newscast. The interview with Jeff Day, Jason Griffiths and project partner Jean Stryker, “Work underway for Art Chapel in Near South neighborhood” by Madison Pitsch, aired February 24, 2023. “Most of this building is going to be left very open as we see it now,” Jeff … Continued

Nebraska Today features the Art Chapel

Nebraska Today published a story about the on going Art Chapel project “Students help craft Art Chapel for Lincoln neighborhood” by Kerry McCullough-Vondrak describes the goals of the designbuild project and some of the guiding principles Professors Day and Griffiths challenged their students to implement in the build work. The Art Chapel is a collaborative … Continued

Omaha Mobile Stage featured on Brookings Placemaking Postcards

The Brookings Institution published a story about the Omaha Mobile Stage as part of it’s blog series Placemaking Postcards. Written by Jessica Scheuerman and Kaylea Kuhlman, the piece is titled “How mobile placemaking in Omaha, Nebraska is supporting the city’s Black commercial corridors” and discusses the impact the OMS has in vital Black communities of … Continued

Bemis LOW END wins AIA Central States Honor Award

FACT is excited to share the news that LOW END won an Honor Award in the 2022 AIA Central States Excellence in Design program. This is the second American Institute of Architects design award for the project. The AIA Central States encompasses Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. The program honors and celebrates design excellence … Continued

Omaha Mobile Stage in the news

The Omaha Mobile Stage has been featured in several recent television, radio and newspaper stories documenting the project’s path to completion: KETV Omaha, “Omaha Mobile Stage hit the road by Alex McLoon, June 03, 2022 The Reader, “Here Comes a Stage on Wheels: A box truck is being converted to deliver free, live performances to … Continued