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The Corner Studio is located on the UVA Corner, at 1400 University Avenue across from The White Spot.

Telephone: +1.434.243.4889


Make a space reservation

The OpenGrounds Corner Studio hosts and partners on a number of different events to foster collaboration and inspire ideas with impact.

To reserve the studio for meetings, receptions, class sessions, and other events, go to the reservations page.


The Corner Parking Lot
1501 University Avenue; Enter off of University Avenue, between Finch and Little Johns.

14th Street Parking Garage
104 14th Street NW; Enter off of Wertland Street.

map to open grounds


Bill Sherman, Founding Director

Bill Sherman is an architect and educator, whose work focuses on building connections, creating spaces for collaboration, work and dwelling that create strong ties to the environmental and cultural context. His work has been published internationally and he has received numerous awards for teaching and practice. At UVA, he has served as Chair of the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Associate Dean of the School of Architecture.

Angela Nemecek, Program Manager

Angela is a higher education professional with a literature and creative writing background, interested in forging collaborative partnerships within and outside of the university to transform teaching, research, and writing. As a member of the Disability Advocacy and Action Committee, she advocates for accessible, lifelong learning throughout UVA and participates in a variety of service projects related to re-imagining university culture. She is also pursuing a Master of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University.