Winners of 2015 Architecture Research Travel Awards gave presentations on their ARTA-supported travel at on Friday, November 13 at the Knowlton Hall Big Stairs.
News from the School
Knowlton School Associate Professor of Architecture Karen Lewis has published Graphic Design for Architects: A Manual for Visual Communication (Routledge), a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design relevant to architects, landscape architects, and city and regional planners. The book is a recent Amazon.com Number 1 best seller.
Three Knowlton School alumni were among 16 alumni and friends of the College of Engineering recognized at the 18th Annual Excellence in Engineering & Architecture Awards in October. Each year, this event honors individuals for their extraordinary personal achievements, remarkable contributions to their professional fields, or their outstanding service to the college. This year’s honorees from the Knowlton School and the awards they received are: George Kontogiannis (Meritorious Service Citation); Jeff Morosky and Mark Schendel (Distinguished Alumni Awards).
Technology is integral to the Knowlton School. Knowlton students do it all: computer controlled model making in the fabrication lab, miles of drawings in the studios, and award-winning smartphone apps for community projects.
Funds raised during the Knowlton School Capital Campaign keep us at the front edge of technology. The campaign secures the school’s leadership in design and planning, and provides our students with professional skills second to none.
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.
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.