News from the School

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

Apr 18

Four Knowlton School students have been selected for prestigious Cannon Design 2013 Summer Internships:

Cory Frost will intern in the Cannon Design Chicago office, while Emily Mohr will be in New York City, and Lindsay Mitchell will intern in Washington, DC. Joshua Helin's internship location is still being assigned.

Apr 17

The Glimcher Distinguished Visiting Professorship brings to the Knowlton School of Architecture internationally recognized landscape architects, practitioners who visit the School several times throughout the academic year to work with students in the KSA’s Landscape Architecture section. Glimcher Professors take part in seminars and design studios, lecture at the School, and often engage in additional projects, such as providing guidance to OSU’s Chadwick Arboretum or developing new volumes in the KSA’s Source Books in Landscape Architecture series.

Apr 15

KSA Assistant Professor Dr. Jesus Lara has received The Ohio State University 2013 Emerging Community Engagement Award. Community Engagement Awards were established by the Office of Outreach and Engagement to recognize individuals and groups at The Ohio State University who have rendered exceptional outreach and/or engagement to Ohio communities. Awards are given to projects that are deemed to be truly distinguished. Recipients of these awards have provided a spectrum of community outreach to expand scholarship across the teaching, research and service mission that strengthens Ohio State’s commitment to the communities we serve.

Apr 8

Four KSA City and Regional Planning students received Honorable Mention for two entries in the annual Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, which took place in the Recreation Physical and Activity Center (RPAC) on Thursday, March 28, 2013.