News from the School

Jun 2

Ohio State University’s membership in the international university research consortium Universitas 21 will allow five Knowlton City and Regional Planning students to traveling to Sydney, Australia in July to participate in Summer School at the University of New South Wales. Universitas 21 (U21) is a “leading global network of research-intensive universities, working together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting our students and staff, and wider advocacy for internationalization.”

Jun 2

On May 4, The Knowlton School celebrated the culmination of the 2013-14 academic year with its annual Commencement Brunch. Several hundred Knowlton graduates and their families gathered in the Knowlton Center Space to enjoy a meal together, take photos with friends and family and listen to representatives from each section speaking about their experiences as students at Knowlton before heading across the street to Ohio Stadium for Spring Commencement.

May 16

Knowlton Associate Professor of Architecture Ashley Schafer, co-curator of OfficeUS, the US Pavilion project at this year’s Venice Architectural Biennale, has been interviewed by Architzer, “the largest platform for architecture and design online hosting projects uploaded by the designers themselves.” Architizer will offer a series of interviews with Schafer, co-curators Ana Miljački (M.I.T.) and Eva Franch i Gilabert (Storefront) and other members of the OfficeUS design team as part of the build-up to the exhibition’s opening on June 7.

Apr 21

Issue 007 of Knowlton student publication One:Twelve has been highlighted in in Archinect, the online forum, created in 1997, that has become one of the most popular websites for “progressive-design oriented students, architects, educators, and fans.” The article, written by Archinect’s Editorial manager Amelia Taylor-Hochberg, is part of the website’s Screen/Print series, “an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.”

Apr 21

A team from Ohio State is one of four student-led teams from across the country that have been selected as finalists by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of a competition to encourage research and innovation in affordable housing design and planning. Among these finalists, one team of graduate students will be chosen for the best solution for redevelopment of the Revolutionary War-era DeBaun House in Bergen County, New Jersey into new permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans.

Apr 17

Knowlton landscape architecture senior Blythe Worstell has been named an undergraduate 2014 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist in the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Olmsted Scholars Program, the premier national award program for landscape architecture students. Worstell was one six finalists chosen from a nominated field of 45 graduate students and 30 undergraduates currently pursuing landscape architecture degrees at American universities.

Apr 11

Knowlton Professor José Oubrerie was recently interviewed by Archinect while in Los Angeles for the launch of the just-published book about The Miller House, Et in Suburbia Ego, edited by Todd Gannon. The full text of the interview is available on the Archinect website.

Apr 8

Traveling exhibition Possible Mediums has been profiled in the publication The Architectural Review. The exhibit “presents pieces by more than 20 American designers and academics whose work gleefully flogs conventional architectural representation.” Two of those designers are Knowlton Assistant Professors of Architecture Justin Diles and Kristy Balliet, co-curator of Possible Mediums, along with collaborators Kelly Bair, Adam Fure and Kyle Miller.

Apr 4

The Knowlton Student Services Office is excited to announce the Knowlton Ambassador Program! The Knowlton Ambassador Program is a volunteer opportunity for rising Knowlton undergraduate students to assist in the recruitment of prospective undergraduate students and promotion of the Knowlton School of Architecture.

Apr 4

Knowlton School Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Bernadette Hanlon has published Global Migrations: The Basics (Routledge) along with collaborator Thomas J. Vicino, Associate Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University.