News from the School

Feb 16

Knowlton School graduates Navy Banvard (BSARCH ’82), Lane Beougher (BSARCH ’93), Tim Fishking (BSARCH ’84), David Meleca (BSARCH ’85), Steven Turckes (BSARCH ’84, MARCH ‘89) and James Wright (BSARCH '73) have been elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member, elevation to fellowship recognizes significant contributions to architecture and society on a national level.

Feb 3

The Knowlton School hosts Herbert Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professors each year, promoting a dialogue between the school's third-year graduate architecture students and practitioners and theorists in the field of architecture. The fall 2016 semester Baumer Professor Ryue Nishizawa is an internationally recognized architect, while spring 2017 semester Baumer Professor Sanford Kwinter is a distinguished architectural theorist.

Jan 25

Franklinton will be the site of a new housing development designed by Blostein/Overly Architects (BL/OV), a Columbus-based practice founded by Beth Blostein, RA, associate professor of architecture, and Bart Overly, RA, lecturer at the Knowlton School. Titled, "OUT OF TOWN," the project will include 36 one-bedroom apartment units and nine two-bedroom units, and is scheduled to be built on a .8 acre site located on West Town Street in the second quarter of 2017.

Jan 18

In the Planning in the Abstract exhibit, graduate students in the Innovations in City and Regional Planning course transform their technical planning reports into abstract art. "The exhibit is a microcosm of what you feel when you look over a city," explains Kyle Ezell, Associate Professor of Practice in the Knowlton School's City and Regional Planning Section, as he encourages visitors "to travel through the exhibit the way they might move through a city."

Jan 9

Each fall semester the senior Architecture Design Studio culminates in the Gui Competition, with twelve students selected as finalists to present their design projects to guest jurors and faculty of the Knowlton School. This year’s competition, which prompted the students to design the San Francisco House of Music in Golden State Park, marks the 21st annual James E. Gui ‘54 Design Competition.

Dec 19

The 2015-2016 Knowlton School Year in Review publication highlights the many activities, honors, and achievements of the school's students, faculty and alumni from the past academic year. Of special note were the many events and exhibits, as well as the alumni, emeriti faculty, and friends of the school, who participated in the Centennial Celebrations of the Landscape Architecture section.

Nov 16

Roland Gustavsson, the 2016 Trott Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Knowlton School, conducted a week-long workshop with sophomore and first-year graduate landscape architecture students, which included field visits within Central Ohio. Moving from observation to analysis, students created large profile diagrams on paper with charcoal and chalk from one of their documented transects during a two-day exercise in Knowlton Hall.

Sep 9

Design Week[s] 2016 will kick off Friday evening, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m.

Sep 9

Good Grids, a summer studio taught by Knowlton School alumnus Gregory Delaney (BSARCH ’08, MARCH ’10), currently clinical assistant professor of architecture at the

Jul 8

The City and Regional Planning Section and the Central Ohio Section of APA-Ohio co-hosted the 2016 City and Regional Planning Exhibition and Reception on Monday, May 2, 2016 in Knowlton Hall’s Center Space. Seventy people attended the event, including current Master of City and Regional Planning students, CRP program alumni, MCRP internship provider representatives, CRP Section faculty and school leadership.