The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation has announced a $1 million donation to the Architecture Section of the Knowlton School to create the Robert S. Livesey Distinguished Visiting Professorship Fund. The fund will support a distinguished visiting professor in the Architecture Section of the school. While in residence, the Livesey Distinguished Visiting Professor will teach a studio, seminar and/or lecture course and will give a public lecture as part of the school’s Baumer Lecture Series.
News from the School
Graduating students and their families gathered together before The Ohio State University commencement ceremony to celebrate at the 2016 Knowlton School Commencement Breakfast on Sunday, May 8, in Knowlton Hall.
Knowlton School Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kristi Cheramie is one of 31 artists and scholars announced by the American Academy in Rome as Rome Prize Fellows for 2016-17. As winner of the Prince Charitable Trusts/Kate Lancaster Brewster Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture, Cheramie will be in residence at the Academy’s 11-acre campus in Rome during the 2016-17 academic year.
Eleven Knowlton School students won a 2016 AICP Student Project Award from the American Planning Association (APA) for their work in City and Regional Planning Lecturer Chad Gibson’s autumn 2014 Columbus Rail Studio course.
The Knowlton School announces the publication of the ninth title in its Source Books in Architecture Series, Eric Owen Moss Architects/3585. The Source Books Series is devoted to a recent project by an influential practitioner and is published in conjunction with the school's Distinguished Visiting Professorship programs. Eric Owen Moss was the 2011-12 Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Knowlton School.
Knowlton School alumnus Marc Manack’s (BSARCH ’01, MARCH ’05) firm, SILO AR+D, has won a 2015 AIA Arkansas (AIA|AR) Merit Award for its Mood Ring House project. Manack is founding principal of SILO AR+D, which is based in Cleveland, with offices in Fayetteville.
Jamie Greene (BSARCH ’84) was one of 61 members of the American Planning Association inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) earlier this month. Fellows of AICP are honored for achieving excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, public and community service, and leadership. Greene end the rest of the Class of 2016 were inducted into the AICP College of Fellows on April 3, during APA’s National Planning Conference in Phoenix.
Architecture Section Lecturer Aimee Moore (BSARCH '97, MARCH '99) has won a 2016 Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer. The award was presented to Moore by Ohio State University Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron in a surprise ceremony in her “Sustainability in the Built Environment” class in Knowlton Hall on February 24.
Roland Gustavsson is the 2016 Trott Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Knowlton School. Hosted by the school’s Landscape Architecture Section, Gustavsson will be a keynote speaker in the section’s THIS IS A TEST: Landscape as Site for Research symposium, and will teach in landscape architecture studios during his residency.
João Nunes is the Glimcher Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Knowlton School during Spring Semester 2016. A Visiting Professor in Landscape Architecture at Harvard GSD, Nunes is founder and CEO of the landscape architecture studio PROAP, where he develops conceptual and creative design, leads project development and defines the strategic orientation of the research process.