Three projects involving Knowlton School students have been recognized by the Ohio Chapter of ASLA. A total of 43 projects were submitted to OCASLA for 2015 award consideration, with winners announced at the annual OCASLA Gala in Cleveland.
News from the School
On Saturday, November 7, 75 Knowlton School alumni and friends gathered for a reception at Howells & Hood in downtown Chicago. The event, hosted by Knowlton School Director Mike Cadwell and Landscape Architecture Section Head Dorothée Imbert, took place in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting and Expo and was part of the on-going 100 Years of Landscape Architecture at Ohio State celebrations taking place throughout the 2015-16 academic year.
“Coney Island”, the first installation to be constructed as part of the Bold Booths project, has won an AIA Columbus Merit Award and been featured in CityLab, one of The Atlantic Group family of publications.
Knowlton School Associate Professor of Architecture Jacqueline Gargus, Addison Godel (MARCH ’09) and Evan Chakroff (MARCH ’09) have published China: Architectural Guide (DOM Publishers).
Review highlights of the 2014-2015 academic year in the latest Knowlton School Year in Review publication. The 100-page booklet takes a look back at events, stories and achievements from the past year, with particular focus placed on exceptional experiences, teaching, faculty and student achievement, technology, alumni achievement and school outreach efforts.
The Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture welcomes Carrie McKnelly as the Howard E. LeFevre ’29 Emerging Practitioner Fellow for 2015-16. The LeFevre Fellowship is awarded annually to an architect who is beginning to make their mark on the profession and provides the practitioner with a platform to develop their research over the academic year. The Fellowship culminates in the spring semester with a public lecture, monograph and exhibition in the school's Banvard Gallery.
The Richmond Olympic Oval, the signature venue from the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Canada and now a multi-use community recreation center and sports venue designed by CannonDesign, has received the All Time Award from the International Association of Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) – an award reserved for landmark sports facilities from the past half-century.
Landscape Architecture Section Head Dorothée Imbert has edited and contributed to two volumes on landscape architecture and productive landscapes, both published in 2015.
The Knowlton School commemorated 100 years of the Landscape Architecture program during the week of Homecoming with special events, alumni reunions and student interactions. One of the highlights of this week of celebration included the surprise announcement of the Lawrence W. Walquist, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund. The Fund aims to raise $100,000 to award scholarships to undergraduate students pursuing a Landscape Architecture degree.
More than 200 alumni, emeriti faculty and friends of the program returned to the Ohio State campus to take part in the Landscape Architecture Centennial Celebrations held in Knowlton Hall during Homecoming Week 2015.