News from the School

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.

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.