News from the School

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.

Aug 23

The academic calendar isn’t the only thing that’s changed for the new school year. Earlier this summer, the KSA launched an updated website, redesigned to provide expanded and better-organized content for students, faculty, staff, and anyone wanting to learn more about the Knowlton School of Architecture and its programs.

Aug 2

Socrates Sculpture Park and the Architectural League of New York have selected Jerome Haferd (BS ARCH ’07) and K. Brandt Knapp as the inaugural recipients of a new grant and residency for emerging architects and designers to produce and exhibit a full-scale project at Socrates Sculpture Park. Socrates, in partnership with the League, established the residency to explore the intersections between architecture and sculpture and the increasing overlaps in references, materials, and building techniques between the two disciplines. The completed project opened to the public on Saturday, July 14, 2012, and will remain on view through October 21, 2012.

Aug 1

This website is your new resource for information on seminars, special offerings and electives at the Knowlton School.

Photographs of Snyder and Herron
Jul 24

Each year, the Dayton Chapter of the American Institute of Architects awards a scholarship to two outstanding students from the Dayton/Miami Valley Region. This year, the two $1,000 AIA Dayton scholarships to support continuing architectural studies were awarded to KSA Master of Architecture student Natalie Snyder and 2012 BS Architecture alumnus Patrick Heron, who will be attending the Harvard Graduate School of Design this fall.

May 29

Knowlton School of Architecture students taking part in the KSA’s Spring 2012 Italy Study Abroad Program in Rome opened an exhibit entitled per/corsi di roma, Sunday, May 28 at the gallery Frane Letterarie.