January

01

Helen Turner to Present at NeoCon 2019

Helen Turner, Assistant Professor in the School of Interiors, and Stephanie Sickler, Assistant Professor at Florida State University, will present an accredited seminar at NeoCon in Chicago on June 12, 2019.

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January

01

Amphitheater Design Competition

Students and professionals are invited to take part in the Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater Design Competition.

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July

18

UK College of Design named top school to attend by Time Magazine

July 18, 2015

The UK College of Design was named one of the top schools to attend based on a field study conducted by Time Magazine. We will be hosting an event to celebrate.

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November

11

Looks Good on Paper | A Lecture by Michael Szivos

November 11, 2016

Founder of SOFTlab in New York, Szivos will present his lecture, “Looks Good on Paper,” at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11 at 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington.

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August

25

Exhibit Columbus (Marty Summers Exhibiting)

August 25, 2017

Located on the grounds of Central Middle School, the University Installations showcase the cutting-edge work of six Midwestern universities - including the School of Architecture at the UK College of Design - with master’s programs in architecture and design.

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August

25

Studio Louisville

August 25, 2017

College of Design Expands Into Louisville With New Architecture Studio

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August

30

Jose Oubrerie Exhibit Opening + Lecture

August 30, 2017

Jose Oubrerie Exhibit Opening + Lecture @ 7:00 p.m. | 21c Museum Hotel

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September

08

Sharing Session with Gregory Marinic

September 8, 2017

Sharing Session with Gregory Marinic @ 11:00 a.m. | 103 Funkhouser

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September

21

Citizen Jane Screening at the Speed Museum

September 21, 2017

“Citizen Jane,” the film that follows activist and author Jane Jacobs who fought to preserve urban communities, will be screened Sept. 21 at the Speed Museum in Louisville.

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October

05

dxuky

October 5, 2017

The UK School of Interiors will sponsor a design exchange [dxuky] to bring together educators and members of industry.

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October

13

Sharing Session with Barb Young

October 13, 2017

Learn more about new Interiors professor Barb Young as she shares her experience in the commercial design and education environments as well as her foray into academia. 11 a.m. @ 103 Funkhouser

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October

30

Zawistowski Lecture – Why Architecture Matters.

October 30, 2017

Zawistowski Lecture @ 5 p.m. | Whitehall Classroom Building, room 122

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November

01

Urban Clear Cutting – Adrian Parr Lecture

November 1, 2017

The College of Design is proud to present a lecture by Adrian Parr, an internationally recognized social and environmental theorist. 5:00 p.m. | Whitehall Classroom - Building 106.

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November

06

Hollwich Kushner Lecture

November 6, 2017

Presented by the School of Architecture, Matthias Hollwich from Hollwich Kushner–a leading architecture firm based in Lower Manhattan–will visit the UK College of Design.

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November

06

SOA Presents “The Making of an Avant-Garde” Film Screening

November 6, 2017

The School of Architecture at the College of Design is pleased to present The Making of an Avant-Garde: The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies 1967-1984.

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November

08

Historic Preservation Faculty Forum

November 8, 2017

Faculty from the Department of Historic Preservation will share presentations on their latest research projects, including Shrinking History: Politics, Preservation and National Monument Boundaries. Wednesday, Nov 8 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Pence Hall 209

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November

10

ARC Graduate Open House

November 10, 2017

ARC Graduate Open House @ Noon - 6:30 p.m. | Pence

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November

10

Sharing Session with Christine Mobley

November 10, 2017

Christine Mobley joined the faculty of the School of Interiors this fall, and now is your chance to learn more about her experience in residential kitchen and bath design. November 10th at 11 a.m. in 103 Funkhouser.

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November

10

Rakatansky Lecture to Focus on Digital Techniques to Close-Read Buildings

November 10, 2017

This lecture explores how Rakatansky has been engaging design elements as actors that act and react in and through social space, through a range of scales in architecture, interiors, graphics, products and urbanism.

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November

13

Architectural Impact and Our Natural Resources Addressed in Sarah Dunn Lecture Nov. 13

November 13, 2017

Beyond the physical building lies the viability of our natural resources and its impact on the future of design. The School of Architecture is pleased to invite Sarah Dunn to lead a discussion on this critical topic.

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November

17

Undergraduate Open House

November 17, 2017

Undergraduate Open House @ Noon - 6:30 p.m. | Pence

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December

06

Fall 2017 ARC Review Schedule

December 6, 2017

Fall 2017 Review Schedule

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December

08

December

14

Senior Toast Thursday, Dec. 14

December 14, 2017

Celebrating Our Graduates at the Senior Toast

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December

15

January

10

College-wide Design Charrette

January 10, 2018

One of the most significant aspects of design education is the tradition of working in a studio environment where ideas are shared and collaboration is inherent. A new Café in Pence Hall will allow us to extend this educational foundation and platform to a more social and interactive realm.

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January

17

Education Abroad Information Session

January 17, 2018

Look at the amazing Education Abroad opportunities your classmates have shared. Interested in participating this summer? The time is now…

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January

30

Undergrad Scholarship Application Is Live

January 30, 2018

The application for undergraduate scholarships is now open.

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February

02

Spring 2018 School of Architecture Lecture Series

February 2, 2018

Spring 2018 lectures presented by the School of Architecture in the College of Design.

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February

07

Sarah Dunn Lecture – UrbanLab: Bowling – Feb. 7

February 7, 2018

Beyond the physical building lies the viability of our natural resources and its impact on the future of design. The School of Architecture is pleased to invite Sarah Dunn to lead a discussion on this critical topic.

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February

14

Design Chat with Clare Henson

February 14, 2018

Each semester, the SOI invites an alum to share their career pathway and the possibilities that await current students.

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February

15

Pope Villa Seminar | Feb. 15

February 15, 2018

Join the UK College of Design and Blue Grass Trust on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. for a Pope Villa Seminar featuring School of Architecture alum Haviland Argo and School of Architecture Director Jeffrey Johnson for their seminar, "Now: Preservation & Architecture" at the Dr. Thomas H. Morgan House, 210 N. Broadway, in downtown Lexington.

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February

19

HP Spring 2018 Lecture Series

February 19, 2018

Make plans to attend the Historic Preservation Spring 2018 Lecture Series, with events on Feb. 19, March 5, March 26 and April 9 in the Community Room at the Louisville Free Public Library.

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February

26

Inclusion by Design event | Monday, Feb. 26

February 26, 2018

Make plans to attend Inclusion by Design: Navigating Identity in the Field, the first in a series on inclusivity and diversity for students, faculty, staff and alumni of the College of Design. Monday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m.

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February

28

Jeanne Gang to Lecture in Louisville on Feb. 28

February 28, 2018

On Feb. 28, 2018, internationally renowned architect Jeanne Gang will present a public talk as part of the University of Kentucky College of Design’s spring lecture series.

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March

01

March 1 UK Job + Internship Fair

March 1, 2018

The 2018 Spring UK Job and Internship Fair will take place on March 1, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Science Building.

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March

06

Professor Mike McKay Lecture at UT

March 6, 2018

SOA Professor Mike McKay has been invited to lecture on his current research project – Positioning – at The University of Tennessee School of Architecture on March 6-7; the lecture is Wednesday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m.

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March

09

Apply to the College of Design Ambassador Program

March 9, 2018

The College of Design will be accepting applications soon for its Ambassador Program.

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March

12

Spring Break

March 12, 2018

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March

22

Pope Villa Seminar with Darwin Stapleton | March 22

March 22, 2018

Darwin Stapleton, a historian of technology, science and medicine, will speak on the Benjamin H. Latrobe-designed Pope Villa and early 19th-century scientific inquiry. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 22 at the Thomas Hunt-Morgan House.

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March

26

Patrick Hobgood Lecture | March 26

March 26, 2018

UK School of Architecture alum Patrick Hobgood, of Hobgood Architects, will speak on Monday, March 26 at 5 p.m. in Pence 209.

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March

30

Last Day to Withdraw or Reduce Course Load

March 30, 2018

After March 30, students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”

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March

30

Alan Ricks Lecture on March 30

March 30, 2018

Alan Ricks, co-founder of MASS Design Group, will give a talk titled "Justice is Beauty" on Friday, March 30 at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

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March

30

2018 Historic Preservation Symposium

March 30, 2018

The 2018 Historic Preservation Symposium will be held Friday, March 30.

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April

04

Design Job Fair on April 4

April 4, 2018

The UK College of Design will host its inaugural Design Job Fair on Wednesday, April 4 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Pence Hall.

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April

09

The Making of an Avant-Garde Film Screening

April 9, 2018

The School of Architecture at the UK College of Design will present The Making of an Avant-Garde: The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies 1967-1984.

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April

25

April 25, 2018

School of Interiors students will present their work at the Undergraduate Research showcase Wednesday, April 25 from 1-6 p.m.

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May

04

2017-2018 EOYS | May 4

May 4, 2018

Join us for the College of Design's End of Year Show at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 4.

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May

06

August

31

CoD Faculty Exhibition

August 31, 2018

We invite you to attend the College of Design Faculty Exhibition in the Community Gallery at the Downtown Arts Center.

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September

07

Land Grab: A Film Screening & Public Conversation

September 7, 2018

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Friday, Sept. 7 | KMAC Museum, Louisville Join the University of Kentucky College of Design for the Kentucky premier of the provocative new documentary Land Grab and a discussion with two leading urban thinkers. How do we reimagine the future of American cities in an era of unrelenting change? What strategies hold promise, and who should determine the fate of long-suffering neighborhoods?

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September

24

Winter Intercession Education Abroad Meeting

September 24, 2018

Winter Intercession Education Abroad experience meeting

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September

26

UK Career Fair | Wednesday, Sept. 26

September 26, 2018

The UK Fall Semester Internship & Career Fair will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Gatton Student Center.

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September

26

Exhibit Columbus

September 26, 2018

The 2018 National Symposium, Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation, will take place Sept. 26–29 and features four days of engaging programming, exclusive tours, morning and evening conversations with visionary leaders, and the American Institute of Architects’ Trade Show showcasing an array of new and innovative building products and services.

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October

01

Alvin Huang Lecture

October 1, 2018

With an emphasis on technology, Alvin Huang, AIA – founder of Synthesis Design + Architecture in Los Angeles – will share his practice of computational design at a lecture on Oct. 1, sponsored by the UK School of Architecture.

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October

03

Ou Ning Lecture

October 3, 2018

Artist Ou Ning will visit the UK College of Design on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

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October

04

What’s Next? 2018 | School of Interiors

October 4, 2018

The School of Interiors presents What’s Next?, an evening that engages regional professionals in student portfolio reviews, followed by a panel discussion on pathways to the profession.

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October

06

October 6, 2018

Tree Week - October 6-14, 2018 - is a celebration of Lexington's trees and all the ways trees impact our lives.

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October

09

Scott Francisco Lecture

October 9, 2018

Scott Francisco, founder and director of Pilot Projects in New York City, will be giving a lecture at 21c Louisville on Oct. 9, from 6-8 p.m., presented by AIA CKC.

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October

10

Scott Francisco Lecture | Oct. 10 @ 5 p.m.

October 10, 2018

"Forests and Trees, Systems and Cities," a lecture by Scott Francisco of Pilot Projects

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October

15

Midterms

October 15, 2018

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October

17

William Joiner Lecture

October 17, 2018

William Joiner of Antique River Logs will give a College of Design lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 17 @ 5 p.m. in the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center. As a fifth-generation river-man, William’s heritage resonates in his passion. Through development of technique and technology, he is the only person in the state of Kentucky licensed to dive and reclaim “remarkable timbers, resting on river bottoms, preserved by deep, cold water, and a lack of oxygen and light,” from Old Growth Forests dating back to the logging industry.

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October

17

“Miss Representation” Film Screening | Oct. 17

October 17, 2018

The film, "Miss Representation," will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. as part of ARC 599 Design Innovation in Systematic Challenges.

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October

22

SOA Travel Week

October 22, 2018

Travel Week, Oct. 22-26, is a great opportunity for students to experience architecture, cities, towns and landscapes firsthand.

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November

01

November 1, 2018

The UK School of Interiors in the College of Design is proud to host IDEC's 2018 Midwest Regional Conference, Nov. 1-2.

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November

01

IDEC Midwest Comes to UK | Nov. 1-2

November 1, 2018

The College of Design is proud to host this year's IDEC Midwest Conference, Nov. 1-2 in Lexington, Kentucky.

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November

07

Establishing a Way of Working | POD A+D

November 7, 2018

Learn how to compare shared influencing factors on varying projects with Doug Pierson, founder of POD A+D, and co-founder Youn Choi. Pierson founded pod architecture + design in 2016 with his partner in work and life, Youn Choi.

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November

09

Recent Work, or WORKac gets serious | A Talk by Dan Wood

November 9, 2018

What is architecture in the age of the anthropocene, uncertainty and polarization? What agency do we have to address big issues through design? As WORKac enters the fourth of its five-year plans, Dan Wood will discuss the merits of pop, whimsey and optimism as the firm gets serious in in the scale and ambition of its work.

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November

10

Unsupported Exhibition

November 10, 2018

"Unsupported" is a showcase of work by regional faculty members that attempts to approximate an image of youthful Midwestern Architecture.

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November

12

What If | with Elena Manferdini

November 12, 2018

Learn the importance of broadening your intellectual and critical understanding of the political role of architecture in society. During this lecture, Elena Manferdini, founder of award-winning Atelier Manferdini in Venice, California, will share the specific effectiveness of visual languages to formulate alternative realities.

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December

10

Finals Week

December 10, 2018

Dec. 10-14 is finals week for the School of Interiors.

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December

15

Winter Break

December 15, 2018

Winter break is Dec. 15, 2018-Jan. 8, 2019.

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January

18

Beijing Lecture | Friday, Jan. 18

January 18, 2019

Beijing: The Urban Morphology of China's Capital City - a lecture by SOA Director Jeffrey Johnson - will be held Friday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. in Pence 209.

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February

13

SOA First-Year Workshop[s] Exhibition | Until Feb. 20

February 13, 2019

Visit the 3rd floor of Pence Hall and check out the work from the School of Architecture First-Year Workshop[s].

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February

15

Why China? 7 Years and 1 Big Deal | Feb. 15

February 15, 2019

Make plans to attend "Why China? 7 Years and 1 Big Deal," a lecture by Mark Bethel on Friday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. in Pence 209.

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February

18

Nerea Feliz Arrizabalaga | Feb. 18

February 18, 2019

Spanish architect Nerea Feliz Arrizabalaga is an assistant professor in the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture where she teaches in the Interior Design program. Her lecture, Outside In/Inside Out, surveys contemporary environments and practices that challenge the traditional distinction between interior and exterior, therefore questioning the disciplinary boundaries of interior design.

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February

20

Jeremy Smith Lecture | Feb. 20

February 20, 2019

Jeremy Smith, a partner with Irving Smith Architects in New Zealand, will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. in Pence 209.

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February

22

Modern Architecture Symposium | Feb. 22

February 22, 2019

The symposium, "The Campus of the Future: Modernism at the University of Kentucky, 1963-1970," will be held Feb. 22, 2019 at the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in the W. T. Young Library.

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February

22

Jeff Halstead Lecture | Feb. 22

February 22, 2019

Jeff Halstead will hold a lecture at the College of Design on Friday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. He will also conduct workshops on Feb. 23 & 24.

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February

27

Jason Long Lecture | Feb. 27

February 27, 2019

Jason Long, a partner with OMA in New York, will be speaking on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. in Pence 209.

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March

01

2019 Design Career Fair

March 1, 2019

Make plans to attend the 2019 Design Career Fair, presented by the College of Design at the University of Kentucky. This year's event will be held at the new Gatton Student Center on Friday, March 1.

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March

29

2019 Historic Preservation Symposium | March 29

March 29, 2019

On Friday, March 29, the Department of Historic Preservation will hold its annual symposium, titled "Historic Preservation and Sustainability: Beyond the Greenest Building."

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April

01

Lecture with Yoshihara McKee Architects

April 1, 2019

Yoshihara McKee Architects will give a lecture on Monday, April 1 at 5 p.m. in Pence 209.

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April

02

Diversity Chat

April 2, 2019

Please join College of Design students and alumni for an evening of mentoring and conversation in Pence Hall, Room 207.

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April

03

Bryan Young Lecture | April 3

April 3, 2019

Young Projects makes new materials — or more accurately, they rethink the processes for material invention and fabrication. In his lecture at the UK College of Design, founding principal Bryan Young will present several of Young Projects' material experiments. Make plans to attend this event on Wednesday, April 3 at 3 p.m. in Pence 209.

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April

11

AIAS Quad 2019 Conference

April 11, 2019

The University of Kentucky chapter of AIAS will host the 2019 Quad Conference, April 11-14.

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April

15

Interiors Beyond Architecture Lecture | April 15

April 15, 2019

The School of Interiors will host a panel lecture by Deborah Schneiderman and Amy Campos, with Karin Tehve and Gregory Marinic, for the book "Interiors Beyond Architecture" Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m.

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April

17

UPDATED: The Finalists | Reynolds Project Firms’ Presentations

April 17, 2019

Take the online survey to share your thoughts on the firm presentations. Join us as the six design firm finalists for the Reynolds Building project give presentations about their work and their thoughts on adaptive reuse.

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April

22

MUED Information Session | April 22

April 22, 2019

Join us for an information session about the new Master of Science in Urban and Environmental Design (MUED) program in the College of Design at the University of Kentucky.

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