SOA Director Johnson to Speak at UABB

SOA Director Jeffrey Johnson will participate in the panel discussion "Capital, Culture and Countryside" at the 2017 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism + Architecture (UABB) in Shenzhen, China on Dec. 16. Johnson is a past director and curator of the UABB and currently serves on its academic committee.

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Several CoD Faculty Earn 2018 Sustainability Grants

Congratulations to the following CoD faculty, recipients of 2018 Sustainability Grants. Julie Riesenweber, Daniel Vivian, Doug Appler and Robert Travis Rose from Historic Preservation; Chris Birkentall, Interiors; Brent Sturlaugson, Architecture; Greg Luhan, Architecture; and Helen Turner, Interiors.

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Fall 2017 ARC Review Schedule

Fall 2017 Review Schedule

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SOA Professors Take to the Air!

Inspired by the bourbon stills of Louisville’s famed spirit, The Intertwining – a sculpture by School of Architecture professors Mike McKay and Liz Swanson – will find permanent residence at the Louisville International Airport in summer 2018.

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Preservation Chair Dan Vivian Interviewed on Confederate Statues

Confederate statues and monuments have made local and national headlines as the country decides how to respond to the memorialization of confederate soldiers.

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Fencing in Appalachia

For 13 years now, students from the Department of Historic Preservation have attended the annual dry stone masonry workshop at Pine Mountain Settlement School in Eastern Kentucky.

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Humanitarian Architecture Drives Students From Kentucky to Haiti

A call to help build a Haitian orphanage in Professor Bruce Swetnam’s Spring 2017 studio has evolved into a project driven by a passion for humanitarian architecture.

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Undergraduate Open House Friday, Nov. 17

The UK College of Design will hold its Graduate Open House on Friday, Nov. 17.

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

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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Professor Wallis Miller Honored by SESAH

Congratulations go out to School of Architecture Professor Wallis Miller, who won the 2017 Journal Article Award from the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

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Graduate Open House Friday, Nov. 10

The UK College of Design will hold its Graduate Open House on Friday, Nov. 10.

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A Family Affair for SOA Alumni

Kenneth Hobgood (1977 SOA alum) and his son Patrick Hobgood (2005 SOA alum), along with Alan Tin (2004 SOA alum), are featured in this story from Archinect about their family-run architecture firm in Raleigh, N.C.

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

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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Swanson and Clark Presented at NAFSA

Azhar Swanson, Director of Student Services, and Cyndy Clark, Assistant Director for Student Services, recently presented at the NAFSA...

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Dr. Luhan to Speak at Architecture for Justice conference

Professor Greg Luhan will present Re-Envisioning Juvenile Justice Educational Environments: Inspire. Integrate. Innovate at the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice conference Oct. 29-31.

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SOI Director Patrick Lee Lucas Now a BALA Fellow

Patrick Lee Lucas, Director of the School of Interiors, now a BALA Fellow.

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College of Design Prepares for Launch of Product Design Program

To think forward about product design education situated in the 21st century and specifically in Kentucky and at UK, Dean Mitzi Vernon held a Product Design Roundtable in September.

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Indefinite Kindred

Sign-up to participate in SoA Instructor Brian Richter's workshop

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The College of Design Welcomes New Faculty for 2017-18

The new academic year brings with it many new faces to the College of Design.

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Dr. Adrian Parr to Lecture on Urban Clear-Cutting

This presentation – Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. in the Academic Science Building – by guest lecturer Dr. Adrian Parr will examine how built environments are turned into a weapon of war.

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Professor Appler Publishes Book on Urban Archaeology

Historic Preservation Professor Douglas Appler has recently co-authored the book, “Urban Archaeology, Municipal Government and Local Planning.”

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Zawistowski Lecture – Why Architecture Matters.

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

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Lindsey Fay Published in The Journal of Learning Spaces.

Congratulations to Lindsey Fay, assistant professor in the School of Interiors, for her recently published article.

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Nation’s First Hybrid Historic Preservation Field School Abloom With Data on Gardenside

Students at the University of Kentucky are currently wrapping up some of the first research collected on a mid-century neighborhood as part of the nation's first hybrid field school in historic preservation.

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HP Symposium Earns KY Heritage Council Award

Congratulations go out to the Department of Historic Preservation in the College of Design

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Dr. Gregory Luhan Honored as University Research Professor

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today approved 16 University Research Professorships for the 2017-18 year.

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MAD Architects Travel Fellowship

MAD Architects Travel Fellowship open to all international students.

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Lindsey Fay and Allison Carll-White recently published in HERD

Lindsey Fay and Allison Carll-White were recently published in HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal.

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New Fellowships Announced for 2017 Kentucky Field School

Additional partial tuition and housing fellowships available for the 2017 Kentucky Field School.

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Brian Andrews Work Featured in Exhibition

Brian Andrews work chosen for the new Drawn exhibition at the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati

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New Kentucky Field School Earns Orlando Ridout V Fieldwork Fellowship

The new Kentucky Field School – a part of the Department of Historic Preservation in the College of Design – was recently awarded the Orlando Ridout V Fieldwork Fellowship.

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School of Interiors Wins National Award

The School of Interiors in the College of Design was recently honored with the IDEC Teaching Excellence Award.

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Professor Doug Appler Featured on WUKY for HP Symposium

Should we as a society work to preserve historic sites notorious for their connection to violence and conflict? That’s the essential question that will be discussed at a special conference this Friday at the University of Kentucky.

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Liz Swanson Accepted to Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum

Liz Swanson, associate professor in the School of Architecture, has had her work “The Space Between” accepted to the Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum.

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Mark O’Bryan Honored with Award of Excellence

Congratulations to Mark O’Bryan, associate professor in the School of Architecture, on his recent Award of Excellence.

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College of Design has been awarded 7 Addy Awards

The College of Design has been awarded 7 Addy Awards by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The Gold Awards will now compete at the regional competition.

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The Kentucky Field School

The University of Kentucky College of Design, Department of Historic Preservation is proud to offer the country’s first hybrid field school – HP 676 Field Methods in Heritage Conservation.

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Job Announcement Full-time Lecturer in the School of Interiors

The School of Interiors at the University of Kentucky’s College of Design seeks applicants for a full-time lecturer position with expertise in one or more of the following categories: Digital Media, Design Fabrication, Interior Design Professional Practice, Interior Construction, and Interior Building Systems.

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School of Interiors Student Marissa Wilson Wins 1st Place in Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp

Interiors graduate student Marissa Wilson and finance and accounting December graduate Omer Tariq won the University of Kentucky Venture Challenge.

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Post-Graduate Fellowship in Graphic Design

The College of Design invites applications for a Post Graduate Fellowship in Graphic Design.

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College of Design Faculty Featured in New Lexington Art League Exhibit, Expanding Fields

The College of Design at the University of Kentucky is honored to announce the acceptance of work from several faculty and alumni into the latest exhibition, Expanding Fields, at the Lexington Art League.

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Mike Jacobs Honored with AIA Fellowship

The 2017 Jury of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated Michael W. Jacobs.

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Job Announcement: Student Affairs Officer I

The UK College of Design seeks applicants for a Student Affairs Officer I to assist the Office of Academic and Student Services.

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Professor Mike McKay’s art exhibit featured in Lexington Herald-Leader

A new exhibit at the University of Kentucky Art Museum tests spacial dimensions and structure, and installing it was sometimes as complicated as it sounds. UK architecture professor Mike McKay created the art piece, “Singularities,” that pushes the limits of what structure can do.

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Job Announcement Associate or Full Professor, Director of Technology

The School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky College of Design invites applicants to apply for a new faculty position, important in taking the next step toward integrating design technology within the disciplines.

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Job Announcement Associate or Full Professor in Interior Design

The School of Interiors at the University of Kentucky College of Design seeks a dynamic tenured associate or full professor to transform its graduate program offerings.

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Clay Lancaster/Abell Endowed Chair in Historic Preservation

We are inviting applications at the associate or full professor level for the Clay Lancaster/Abell Endowed Chair in Historic Preservation.

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Points of View: Herbert Bayer’s Exhibition Catalogue for the 1930 Section Allemande

Professor Wallis Miller publishes article on Architectural Histories.

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UK Design Proposals Strike Chord with Community

A structure based on the work of UK's own interiors and landscape architecture students is coming to Lexington's Southland Drive.

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FORM: Line-Plane-Solid

FORM: Line-Plane-Solid is a studio course, an exhibition and an area of scholarship for Dean Vernon. Using design instead of words, FORM: Line-Plane-Solid explains the concept of form through the act of physical fabrication.

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Searching For The Perfect Nursing Station Design

Researchers and staff at the University of Kentucky have teamed up with University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky.

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UK HealthCare Cardiovascular Unit Design

College of Design faculty Lindsey Fay and Allison Carll-White and their students are getting to the heart of health care design.

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Diversity Challenge Fall 2016: The Diversity of Line

The year 2016 has been one of global discourse and divide on the issue of diverse voices. The University of Kentucky is responding with a new investment in creating an inclusive campus.

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Design Activism in Brazil

Rebekah Radtke, assistant professor of interiors, was recently published in Public, a Journal of Imagining America, for her work on community engagement through international experiences. Public is a peer-reviewed, multimedia e-journal focused on humanities, arts and design in public life. Congratulations to Rebekah!

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UK College of Design Welcomes New School of Architecture Director

The University of Kentucky College of Design announces the appointment of Jeffrey Johnson, the new Director of the School of Architecture. Johnson joins the faculty from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University where he was the founding director of the Asia Megacities Lab.

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