Jake Boswell and Kristi Cheramie from the Knowlton School Landscape Architecture Section, and Mattijs van Maasakkers from the City and Regional Panning Section, continue to develop their action research project, Ohio Land Exchange (OH/LEX), in Lima, Ohio. Working in collaboration with students and faculty from OSU Lima and Amy Sackman-Odum, Lima’s Community Development Director, the Knowlton School faculty are utilizing GIS mapping and community engagement to reactivate vacant and abandoned land in the city.
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Several faculty at the Knowlton School have received awards recognizing their excellence in teaching within the College of Engineering. Award winners include: Assistant Professor of Architecture Justin Diles; Associate Professor of Architecture Jacqueline Gargus; and, Planning Lecturer Chad Gibson.
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Jacob Boswell has been announced as a Mellon Fellow in Urban Landscape Studies for the spring term of the 2017-2018 at Dumbarton Oaks. Located in Washington, D.C., Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute affiliated with the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences that supports research and learning internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies through fellowships, internships and exhibitions.
At The Ohio State University, we’re hardwired to think ambitiously. The Ohio State Alumni Magazine asked a dozen experts across the institution, including Jesus J. Lara, associate professor of city and regional planning, how they would tackle a big problem if they were given unlimited time, money and resources.
Six Knowlton School students are this year’s recipients of Architecture Research Travel Awards (ARTA) which support independent research and travel during summer 2017. The Knowlton School ARTA program was established to encourage independent travel and research initiatives of up to 30 days by Knowlton students from all degree programs.