Dwell Magazine Calls Knowlton Hall Ahead of its Class

Knowlton Hall, home of the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, was featured in the May photo issue of Dwell magazine. The accompanying text—from Architecture Professor Rob Livesey, photographer Ian Allen, and building designer Mack Scogin—includes image descriptions, comments and stories about the building design, and insight into KSA student life.

The building, which is designed to be a teaching tool for students in the three disciplines that it houses, has received many awards and honors including:

  • American Institute of Architects, National;  Architecture Honor Award, 2010
  • American Institute of Architects/American Library Association;  Award of Excellence, 2005
  • American Institute of Architects, Georgia;  Honor Award, 2006
  • American Institute of Architects, Ohio;  Honor Award, 2005
  • American Institute of Architects, Columbus;  Honor Award, 2009
  • American Council of Engineering Companies;  National Recognition Award, 2005
  • American Council of Engineering Companies, Ohio;  Grand Award, 2005
  • International Masonry Institute, Ohio;  Golden Trowel Award,  2005
  • Post Tensioning Institute;  Award of Excellence,  2004 
  • Columbus Landmarks Association;  James B. Recchie Design Award, Finalist, 2007

The building was designed by Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects of Atlanta, in collaboration with WSA Studio of Columbus.

See the photo essay at dwell.com.

Read more about the 2010 AIA Architecture Honor Award.

See a collection of Knowlton Hall images in the KSA Digital Library.