Two KSA alumni honored by College of Engineering

Two Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture alumni garnered Distinguished Alumni Awards at this year’s Excellence in Engineering & Architecture Alumni Awards ceremony presented by The Ohio State College of Engineering on September 9, 2011.

Bob Loversidge, B.S. 1974 and M.A. 1976, architecture

Bob Loversidge is an architect and president of Schooley Caldwell Associates. He has along and prestigious history of commitment to both the Columbus community and the Knowlton School of Architecture.

Bob has been active in renovation and historic preservation for over 30 years: He was involved in saving Daniel Burnham’s Union Station Arch; is a founding member, past president and honorary trustee of the Columbus Landmarks Foundation; is a past president of the Ohio Preservation Alliance; and is a past chair of the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) National Historic Resources Commission.  He is a member of the Downtown Commission in Columbus and the Council of Advisors of the Institute for Preservation and Contemporary Design.

The AIA elevated Bob to its prestigious College of Fellows in recognition of his national contributions to preservation design.  In 1999, he was awarded the Outstanding Person award by the Columbus Landmarks Foundation for lifetime service to preservation in Ohio; in 2002, he received the AIA Ohio Public Service Award for significant service to the community.

Bob received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master of Architecture from Ohio State, and spent six years as an auxiliary Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture.

Brian P. Kinzelman, B.S. 1977, landscape architecture

Brian Kinzelman is founding principal of Kinzelman Kline Gossman with over 30 years of practice as a landscape architect and planner. His professional background includes extensive experience in large scale land use planning, campus planning, urban design and mixed use development, development guidelines and streetscape enhancement/corridor planning. 

Brian has been Principal-In-Charge and Project Manager on numerous downtown master and campus planning projects including significant projects for The Ohio State University and Medical Center, streetscape projects, transportation corridor revitalization studies, and riverfront development and enhancement projects throughout the Midwest, including the Scioto West Bank and Town-Rich and Main Street Bridge Redevelopments, and development planning for the Whittier Peninsula, here in Columbus.

His work has been recognized by the Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects with awards for The Ohio State University Landscape Master Plan, M.L. "Red" Trabue Nature Reserve Master Plan, The Medallion Club, Cuyahoga Regional Parkland Planning and the Ohio Expositions Center Master Development Plan, Eddie Rickenbacker/Tuskegee Airmen Memorial, and the Riverfront Commons Corporation Handbook for Development.

More information can be found on this year’s Excellence in Engineering & Architecture Alumni Awards on the College of Engineering website.