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Jun 11

“I am giving a lecture about politics,” stated Pritzker Prize–winning architect Rem Koolhaas, 2018 Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Knowlton School, to introduce his lecture, “current preoccupations,” to a capacity crowd in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium. “I will show a series of projects to be seen within the context of communication and of remaining in contact with the so-called enemy,” he added. Through the Baumer lecture and seminars with graduate architecture students, Koolhaas highlighted work from his renown portfolio, and touched on the politics of both their design and the environments in which they exist.

Apr 27

Following a preview of student work and opening remarks, winners were announced for the Internship Research Prize during the 2018 City and Regional Planning Exhibition and Reception. The MCRP Internship Program provides students with a broad, and yet intensive learning experience in the city and regional planning field were they are required to complete 560 hours in a planning-related internship. The following is the list of students whose work was recognized: Sarah Lilly, First Place; Brian Zimmerman, Second Place; Alicia Christie, Third Place; Richard Hansen, Best Topic; Tobi Otulana, Best Graphics.

Apr 26

Each year the College of Engineering recognizes outstanding staff performance at the annual Above and Beyond Staff Awards. This year the Knowlton School’s Student Services team of Angela Beer, Jessica Baer-Graves, Christine Meadows and Jacquelyn Monnin received the Exemplary Team Performance and Service Award. “Their efforts have helped to move the Knowlton School’s programs further along the path to being some of the best in the state as well as in the nation. They are tireless advocates for the student experience. Though they are a small team, they are a mighty one,” commented LaTonia Stiner-Jones, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs in the College of Engineering.

Apr 23

In a format of traveling reviews, 11 students in the Landscape Architecture section presented their Directed Research Projects in locations throughout Knowlton Hall during Spring Semester’s Final Review Week. Following the selection of six finalists, and a second-round of their presentations, the Directed Research Prize was awarded to Marty Koelsch in the undergraduate category and Emily Knox in the graduate category.

Apr 16

What does it mean to be a smart architect? Through the theme #GETSMART, the American Institute of Architecture Students 2018 Midwest Quad Conference, hosted in April by the Ohio State University AIAS Chapter, explored possible applications of the term to design practice and urban planning. The Ohio State chapter developed a three-day program of keynote presentations, break-out sessions, short courses and tours for the 160 student attendees from 16 Midwest universities. Hosted in Knowlton Hall, presentations and education sessions were facilitated by educators and representatives from 25 professional firms, covering a multidisciplinary profile of planners, industrial designers, engineers and architects.