Author: Jeff Day

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

the NEw Attainable House reviewed in Journal of Architectural Education

The Journal of Architectural Education published a review of the NEw Attainable House exhibition. Written by Shannon Criss, the generous review states that “The exhibit challenges the viewer to consider the spectrum of pathways to attainable housing, such as funding programs, processes for zoning and policy approvals, program implementation, construction labor, and material costs.” Read … Continued

The NEw Attainable House

FACT’s exhibition The NEw Attainable House is open at the Nebraska History Museum through December 2021. FACT partnered with History Nebraska and 6 community development organizations to design and promote new approaches to the affordable home for communities in Nebraska. The project is inspired by Evicted, a traveling exhibition highlighting the eviction crisis across America. To accompany the national … Continued

New project: FACT 25, Omaha Mobile Stage

FACT’s Fall 2021 DSGN 410 Collaborate! studio is working with Partners for Livable Omaha to design and build the Omaha Mobile Stage, a creative placemaking project to create a mobile stage for a traveling, live performance tour of Omaha’s green space featuring emerging, established, and self-producing performance artists. Omaha Mobile Stage will serve as a … Continued

Fall 2020 Lecture Week

September 21 begins Lecture Week for Jeff Day this Fall. First, on September 21 Jeff will kick off the fall lecture series at the University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Architecture + Design: Then on September 22 Jeff gives a talk for the AIA East Tennessee Chapter, and on Thursday, September 24 he presents a … Continued

The Grocery wins 2019 AIA Central States Design Award

The Grocery won a 2019 AIA Central States Merit Award in the Unbuilt Category. The award was announced in St. Louis on October 11, 2019. tHe Grocery is a project of FACT & Actual Architecture Co. for the Sandhills Institute to convert a mid-century era grocery store to support temporary exhibitions, public meetings, lectures, casual … Continued

Jeffrey L. Day is elevated to Fellowship in the AIA

On June 7, 2019 Jeff was invested as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the convention in Las Vegas. The AIA elevated 115 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession. The fellowship program was developed to elevate … Continued

FACT & Bemis Sound profiled on Nebraska Today

Nebraska Today has profiled FACT’s on going project with the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts to create facilities for the new Sound Art and Experimental Music Program. Follow this link to the story and video.