News from the School

Sep 5

Knowlton School Associate Professor of Architecture Kay Bea Jones will be a keynote speaker at the R.E.D.S. Rome Ecological Design Symposium. The Symposium, to be hosted on September 26-27 at the Faculty of Architecture, Valle Giulia, the University of Rome, will focus on “the issues of ecology, sustainability, quality of urban transformations and landscape values.”

Sep 3

Knowlton School Assistant Professor of Architecture Justin Diles’ work as last year’s Howard E. LeFevre ’29 Emerging Practitioner Fellow has been highlighted in a recent story on the Architect’s Newspaper blog Fabrikator (A|N BLOG). The story focusses on Diles’ use of the karamba3d Rhino plug-in that was instrumental in the Eigenforms Exhibition hosted in the School’s Banvard Gallery.

Aug 30

Knowlton School Landscape Architecture Section Head Dorothée Imbert will participate in the "House and Garden" panel discussion as part of the larger Rethinking Landscape with Le Corbusier symposium at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City on Thursday, September 12.

Aug 30

A traveling exhibition featuring 16 new design pieces from the architects and designers who took part in the Possible Mediums conference held at the Knowlton School last February has received a grant from the Graham Foundation.

Aug 29

Knowlton School Assistant Professor of Architecture Karen Lewis was one of eleven finalists in DYMAX REDUX, “an open call to create a new and inspiring interpretation of Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Map.” The competition, sponsored by the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI), attracted more than 300 entrants from 42 countries.

Aug 26

The Ohio State University’s numerous and varied 3-D printing facilities are the topic of the cover story in the August 2013 edition of onCampus Guide. Included in the article is a segment on the Knowlton School’s ZCOR 3-D printer.

Aug 23

Knowlton School second year Master of Architecture students Alex Mann, Jacqueline Stern and Denes Zubcsek were recognized as finalists in the "Smart Harbor" Young Architects Competition (YAC).

Aug 12

The Knowlton School is pleased to announce that Professor Dorothée Imbert has been appointed the next Section Head of Landscape Architecture. With her appointment, Imbert also becomes the School’s inaugural Hubert C. Schmidt '38 Chair in Landscape Architecture.

Jul 23

Landscape Architecture undergraduate student McKenzie Wilhelm, and Knowlton School Landscape Architecture graduate Leann Andrews were was named the 2013 National Olmsted Scholars by the Landscape Architecture Foundation.

Jun 25

City and Regional Professor Jack Nasar’s research on the dangers of pedestrian use of cell phones recently was recognized by CNN, the national news program CBS This Morning, and is the subject of an in-depth article by OSU’s College of Engineering. Nasar’s study was conducted with City and Regional Planning alumnus Derek Troyer (MCRP ’10), currently a transportation engineer at the Ohio Department of Transportation. Results of the study will appear in the August 2013 issue of the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention