News from the School

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.

Apr 2

Evan Bunner, an undergraduate City and Regional Planning student at the Knowlton School, was part of an Ohio State team what won first place in the Student/Consultant Theatre Renovation Challenge 2014 competition, sponsored by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) and the American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC).

Mar 31

Knowlton faculty members Kyle Ezell and Stephen Turk have been recognized with College of Engineering Distinguished Faculty Awards.

Mar 27

On November 7-8, 2013, the Knowlton School hosted the symposium Situating Food: Planning and Design for New Urban Food Systems. The event aimed at identifying innovative food system models to enrich the community, and attracted more than 160 participants from numerous departments within the larger university and non-Ohio State community collaborators, including Local Matters, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, the Eastern market Corporation, Mid-Ohio Food Bank and local residents.

Mar 17

HGT Architects, founded by Knowlton School alumnus Henry Gunawan Tjhi (BSARCH ’97) is featured in “Indonesian Architecture: Tropical and Emerging”, issue #34 of the Chinese architecture magazine UrbanFlux.

Mar 17

As part of their pre-departure preparations, students taking part in the spring semester Architecture Studies Program in Italy have developed blogs to record their experiences abroad. The blogs will include drawings, site visits, scholarly work and everyday activities.