The Knowlton School offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, and city and regional planning: Disciplines that shape our world. The school offers a unique academic environment at The Ohio State University. Our school fosters a community of inclusion, engagement and service while providing students access to all the resources that our large top-ranking Big Ten University can provide.
Follow the pink links at the top of the page to learn more about specific undergraduate or graduate topics. Inside the students section of the website, you'll also find information on career services, student organizations, as well as financial aid and travel opportunities.
Viewbooks for our programs are also available to view online.
Knowlton Hall, is the award-winning, state-of-the-art facility that houses the Knowlton School and each of its three disciplines. The building also features the Banvard Gallery space for special exhibitions, central review spaces for critiques of student work, a materials/fabrication lab, a 30,000-volume library, a digital image library, two computer laboratories, a rooftop garden, and the Knowlton School Café.
Our faculty range from practitioners to theoreticians/historians and boast a wide array of backgrounds and a wealth of experience. Knowlton students enjoy close attention with a 1:12 faculty to student ratio.
In addition to our regular faculty, the school brings in some of the most significant figures in the discipline as visiting professors, lecturers and critics. Distinguished visitors included Zaha Hadid, Adriaan Geuze, Steven Holl, Toshiko Mori, Michael Van Valkenburgh, George Galster and Eric Owen Moss among others.
Knowlton hosts and coordinates a multitude of exciting events every year from charrette competitions and symposiums, to conferences, forums, exhibitions and charity events.
MATERIALS/FABRICATION LABORATORY AND COMPUTING RESOURCES
The resources of M/I Homes Foundation Materials/Fabrication Laboratory are provided exclusively for students in the Knowlton School. The Shop and FabLab contain computer-controlled fabrication equipment, including a Stratasys rapid prototyper, laser cutters, 3-axis CNC mills, a vacuum former, and a 3D digitizing arm.
Knowlton School provides over 400 computers for student use. All use the Windows 7 64-Bit operating system, and have over 70 software packages installed. While most computers are placed directly in the studios, there are also two distinct computer labs that contain flatbed scanners and large-format plotters.
Two libaries call Knowlton Hall home: the 50,000-volume Architecture library and a state-of-the-art Digital Library whose constantly growing database contains thousands of images that can be accessed in seconds using powerful search and browse tools.