News from the School

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.

Sep 10

Students in Lecturer Kimberley Burton's City and Regional Planning undergraduate studio, hosted members of Enon, Ohio's Strategic Plan Chapter Two Committee on Thursday, August 30 to discuss the semester-long study that these CRP students are developing for the village.

Sep 10

The KSA’s AIAS chapter invites you to attend the AIA Ohio Annual Convention, Body + Building / Architecture: Creating Environments for Well-Being, taking place in Cleveland, September 12-15.

Sep 9

City and Regional Planning Professor and College of Engineering Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administration Jennifer Evans-Cowley and senior CRP major Brittany Kubinski spent this past summer conducting research on the use of mobile apps by professional planners. Evans-Cowley and Kubinski surveyed planners from across the United States, receiving over 100 responses. Their research was recently published in the planning website Planetizen.

Aug 31

In spring of 2012, Aetna Building Maintenance approached the Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA) with a unique opportunity - the chance to design and carry out the production of a community garden downtown. SCASLA accepted the challenge and put together a design proposal for Aetna.

Aug 30

In order to keep library users more up-to-date on the latest news and acquisitions, the Knowlton School Architecture Library has launched a new blog and Facebook page.

Aug 30

KSA Assistant Professors Jesus J. Lara and Charisma Acey, and Construction Systems Management Assistant Professor Victoria Chen, have been awarded a grant from The Columbus Foundation in support of their continuing Linden Village project.

KSA undergraduate architecture students at the Akron Art Museum
Aug 30

As part of a recent site visit to Cleveland, third year undergraduate (U3) Architecture students toured the Akron Art Museum, an award-winning project designed by Austrian cooperative architectural design firm Coop Himmelb(l)au.

Aug 27

This summer, Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Jesus J. Lara was guest editor and contributor to a special issue of the Journal of Urbanism, Latino Urbanism: Placemaking in 21st Century American Cities, which expands upon the growing literature on Latino Urbanism, focusing on its role in shaping and incorporating Latino needs in the development of American cities.