News from the School

Oct 6

Thanks to the generosity of Coca-Cola, the Ohio State University Office of Student Life is proud to offer Cola-Cola Student Sustainability Grants for student-led initiatives that support The Ohio State University's goal to reduce greenhouse gases, conserve resources, and promote sustainability. In addition, the university’s Office of Energy and Environment has created scholarships, research grants and travel funding to help students who are studying or researching topics in sustainability, energy and environment.

Oct 3

Knowlton School Alumni Profiles is a series that features interviews of school alumni conducted by students who are members of the Knowlton Ambassador Program. In the interviews, alumni discuss how their experiences at the Knowlton School helped prepare them for their careers in architecture, landscape architecture and city and regional planning, and offer advice to current Knowlton students regarding their own career plans. On Thursday, August 28, Beth Clausing, a rising senior in the Landscape Architecture program and Knowlton Ambassador interviewed Alan McKnight, Director of the Columbus Recreation and Park Department, about his academic and career path.

Oct 3

As part of the Knowlton School’s commitment to bringing high level and current research to its PhD students and the faculty, the PhD Lecture Series invites prominent researchers in city and regiona

Oct 3

Review highlights of the 2013-2014 academic year in the latest Knowlton School Year in Review publication. The 80-page booklet takes a look back at events, stories and achievements from the past year, with particular focus placed on exceptional experiences, teaching, faculty and student achievement, new technology, outreach efforts and alumni engagement. The publication also introduces the Knowlton School Capital Campaign and includes a comprehensive listing of all Knowlton School donors.

Oct 3

Assistant Professor of Architecture Kristy Balliet’s work A Series of Volumes will be exhibited at the Lumos Gallery in the show Reality in 3-D.

Sep 29

Knowlton landscape architecture alumni Ian Mackay (MLA ’14) and David Shimmel (MLA ’13), and Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Jacob Boswell’s collaborative submission to the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) was shortlisted for the competition’s final prize. The shortlist honor means that Mackay, Shimmel and Boswell’s entry was selected as one of the top 25 out of more than 300 international submissions. The Knowlton team’s entry, SUNBATH, will be included in the book New Energies, to be published in October, and will be featured in an exhibition opening October 3 at the Danish Design Center in Copenhagen.

Sep 29

Knowlton School Alumni Profiles is a series that features interviews of school alumni conducted by students who are members of the Knowlton Ambassador Program. In the interviews, alumni discuss how their experiences at the Knowlton School helped prepare them for their careers in architecture, landscape architecture and city and regional planning, and offer advice to current Knowlton students regarding their own career plans. On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, Megan Hurley, a rising senior in the City and Regional Planning program, interviewed William Murdock, Executive Director for the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, about his academic and career paths.

Sep 19

For the third year running, The Center for Architecture and Design is organizing Columbus Design Week[s], “an annual festival focused on connecting the public to design through a series of unique p

Sep 19

Beginning next month, “Bold Booths,” a collaborative project between Ohio State and the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District will transform five parking attendant booths into “one-of-a-kind structures that will be unexpected yet practical pieces of public art.”

Sep 16

Knowlton School Associate Professor of Architecture Kay Bea Jones presented a lecture at the Yale University School of Architecture about the renowned Italian architect and designer, Franco Albini. The talk focused on Albini’s role in shaping post-war museum and exhibition design. Jones’ argument includes situating Albini among the premier, late-modern, technically-oriented craftsmen who exposed structural systems and radically reinvented the modern urban facade.

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