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Coming Events

Feb 23
12:30 PM
Room 178 / Knowlton Hall
Feb 26
1:00 PM
Big Stairs / Knowlton Hall
Feb 26
6:00 PM
KSA Café
Feb 28
5:30 PM
Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
Feb 28 to Mar 30
5:30 PM
Banvard Gallery

Latest News

Feb 21

The 7th Annual Fashion Schau topped last year’s gate by raising $2,400 for Dress for Success Columbus, a non-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and career development tools. Kelsey Swarthout, Rachel Ghidea and Sarah Cronin, all seniors majoring in architecture, received the Golden T-Square, the Fashion Schau’s top honor. The two dresses, modeled by Swarthout and Ghidea, also won the People’s Choice award. Their garments played off the Schau’s theme by using materials from their Structure’s class final assignment: destroyed bridges.

Feb 15

Six Knowlton School students are this year’s recipients of Architecture Research and Travel Awards (ARTA) which support independent research during summer 2018. This year’s awardees are: Tyler Cloud (MLA), Embedded Landscape Histories; Alexandra Oetzel (BSARCH), Wo[man] in the Landscape; Andrew Polefrone (MLA), URBAN AGRICULTURE AS CRISIS RESPONSE: A Comparative Study of Cuba and Colombia; Brittany L. Schroeder (MLA), The Forest Plantations: Characterizing the Plantings of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Eastern United States; Lucia Aguiar (MLA) and Rachel Smith (MLA): Living Land in New Zealand: Legal Personhood in the Context of Cultural Landscapes.

Feb 5

The Knowlton School welcomes Santina Contreras as an assistant professor in the City and Regional Planning Section. Her research and teaching focus on the intersection of natural hazards, urban planning and international development. In her work, she explores how participatory processes unfold in complex settings, such as areas exposed to environmental hazards and in developing countries. She has extensive experience in the private and nonprofit sectors working on the design and implementation of housing and post-disaster projects. This has included engaging with diverse communities vulnerable to natural hazards in Mexico, Haiti and Indonesia.

Jan 26

In Reyner Banham and the Paradoxes of High Tech, Architecture Section Head and Professor Todd Gannon reassesses one of the most influential voices in twentieth-century architectural history through a detailed examination of Banham’s writing on High Tech architecture and its immediate antecedents. Gannon devotes significant attention to Banham’s late work, including archival materials related to the manuscript Banham left unfinished at his death in 1988. Gannon’s book also includes Banham’s previously unpublished draft introduction to Making Architecture.

Jan 22

“Autonomous vehicles are inevitable,” exclaimed Adam Trimmer, a senior city and regional planning (CRP) major,  to begin a presentation at the office of Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts. Trimmer, with other students in the CRP transportation studio, detailed the implications of this growing technology on urban design and development practices for the future of Downtown Columbus.