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Feb 5

Associate Professor Kristi Cheramie has been named head of the Landscape Architecture section in the Knowlton School. Cheramie’s has received widespread recognition for her research and teaching. Her work, largely based in fieldwork, tracks patterns of adaptability and transformation in the landscape, with a particular focus on efforts aimed at mitigating or eliminating change. 

Feb 4

Disposable plastic never really goes away. An estimated 32% of plastic packaging escapes all waste collection systems. Released into the wild, non-biodegradable plastic objects disrupt urban infrastructure and natural ecosystems. What if this waste—rich in material potential—found new work instead?

Jan 3

Landscape Architecture Professor Dorothée Imbert has been named the next Director of the Knowlton School.

Nov 6

Ohio State ranked 5th among undergraduate programs and 11th among graduate programs nationally in DesignIntelligence’s Top 25 Most Admired Schools for accredited landscape architecture programs. Rankings are based on survey feedback provided by hiring professionals in the fields of landscape architecture, architecture and interior design. In the category for most hired from landscape architecture schools, the Knowlton School’s programs ranked 6th in the country according to the DesignIntelligence 2019 School Rankings Survey. The Knowlton School was placed in Group 1 — 35+ Graduates, the highest of the six size categories, based on the average number of graduates each year in their combined undergraduate and graduate programs.

Oct 9

In partnership with K. Brandt Knapp, Knowlton School alum Jerome W. Haferd (BSARCH ’07) won the $10,000 Grand Prize for the #ZeroThreshold Design Competition for their entry “SIDE by SIDE : a multi-use, multi-abled commons.” #ZeroThreshold is part of an architecture and urban design initiative to celebrate accessibility as a generator of design, and for the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio to build a proposal that takes the lead in the future of this movement.