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.
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Knowlton School Assistant Professor of Planning Mattijs van Maasakkers’ has recently published The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States. The Book explores both the promise and unrealized potential of ecosystem service markets in the US, and concludes with alternate ways the ecosystem service idea can be incorporated in a meaningful way into environmental decision-making.
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.
On February 24, the Knowlton Hall Center Space was transformed into a showcase of design talent and inspired DIY couture as part of SERVitecture's 6th Annual Fashion Schau. Twenty-eight models wore dresses designed and created by Ohio State University students based loosely on the theme of Multiply, allowing a sense of play and experimentation in the use of materials and tailoring techniques. The result was a sartorial showcase of contrasting textures, patchworks and bold embellishments for the standing-room only—and highly enthusiastic—crowd.
The Knowlton School's undergraduate and graduate Landscape Architecture programs ranked highly in the just-released 2016-2017 DesignIntelligence rankings of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools.” The undergraduate program ranked 6th in the nation and received the #2 spot in the Deans Survey for most admired program for "its progressive faculty focusing on design, critical thinking and leadership." The graduate landscape architecture program ranked 13th out of the top 25 programs in the nation, according to both hiring professionals and academic leaders.