News from the School

Oct 26

A four bedroom, two bath, 1200 square foot house designed by KSA graduate students is being constructed in Springfield, Ohio by the Clark County Community Habitat for Humanity (CCCHfH) with Howell Buildings Company. Thirty second year KSA Master of Architecture students designed the house in Winter 2012 studios taught by Professors Robert Livesey and Bart Overly. The primary designers of the house are current third year MARCH students Michael Talmon and Crystal DeCastro. The house’s design was developed by ten graduate and undergraduate students in a Spring 2012 seminar run by Professor Jane Murphy.

Oct 25

HOUSE / DIVIDED, a multimedia theater show about the foreclosure crisis that premiered at the Wexner Center for the Arts in October of 2011, is running at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Harvey Theater from October 24-27. A co-production of the Wexner Center and The Builders Association, Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Katherine Bennett’s Spring 2011 LARCH 760 seminar, “Disreplacement,” contributed to the project.

Oct 22

Students from Professor Jesus Lara's Landscape Architecture and City and Regional Planning undergraduate community design studio, BIOPHILIC CITIES: Sustainable Strategies for West Columbus, recently completed an outreach engagement activity with students from Westmoor Middle School in Columbus' greater Hilltop area.

Oct 22

The exhibit Travulgar Square: Ben Nicholson Drawings 1976-77, which was first shown at the KSA’s Banvard Gallery last fall, will be on display through November 2 at the Milstein Hall Gallery in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) at Cornell University. The drawings that comprise Travulgar Square were developed by British-born Ben Nicholson over a period of 18 months in 1976-77.

Oct 12

The Knowlton School of Architecture offers a wide range of elective courses, seminars, special offerings and general education courses of interest to students across the University. Follow the links below to explore Spring 2013 courses offered by each degree program. To register for a course, search for it via Buckeye Link.

Oct 8

Knowlton School of Architecture faculty Beth Blostein and Bart Overly received a 2012 AIA Columbus Merit Award for Elemental Veterinary Center and Pet Spa in Columbus’ Short North neighborhood. The Blostein/Overly Architects interior design project was identified as a favorite of head juror Julie Snow, of Minneapolis-based Julie Snow Architects.

Sep 27

Brett Kordenbrock, 2012 Olmsted Scholar and third year MLA student, recently published an article on the Landscape Architecture Foundation News Blog. In the article, Kordenbrock recounts the path he followed to the discipline of Landscape Architecture as a career choice and, specifically, his experiences at the Knowlton School of Architecture.

Sep 21

Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Katherine Bennettt's "hoop house" project is the subject of an article in the local weekly The Other Paper.

Sep 20

The Knowlton School is excited to announce Justin Diles and Curtis Roth as visiting faculty for the 2012-13 academic year. Diles will be the Howard E. LeFevre ’29 Emerging Practitioner Fellow, while Roth is the recipient of the Richard W. Trott ’61 Distinguished Visiting Professorship. These two visiting programs have prestigious histories that go back more than a decade. Former winners include: LeFevre Fellows Andrew Kudless and Karl Chu, and Trott Professors Robert Somol and K. Michael Hays.

Sep 10

The Knowlton School architecture students, under the direction of Professors Jeffrey Kipnis, Stephen Turk, and Jose Oubrerie, have installed a stunning collection of models and drawings at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. The Knowlton School group joined Eisenman Architects, students from Yale University, and the Belgian architecture practice DOGMA in developing the Piranesi Variations, a reinvestigation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s 1762 canonic renderings of ancient Rome, Campo Marzio dell’antica Roma. The Knowlton School of Architecture’s contribution, entitled Field of Dreams, reanimates the passions, perversions and spectacles of Rome.