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UK/CoD Professor of Architecture Martin Summers Wins Five International Design Awards

UK/CoD Assistant Professor of Architecture Martin Summers Wins Five International Design Awards Including The Top Prize, “Architectural Design of the Year 14” University of Kentucky College of Design Assistant Professor of Architecture Martin Summers and his practice PLUS-SUM Studio receive five International Design Awards.  The jury of The International…
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UK/CoD Architecture Professor Martin Summers invited to an International Exhibition in Seoul, Korea

Assistant Professor of Architecture, Martin Summers, was invited to participate in the Korean Institute for Youth Facilities and Education (KIYFE) International Exhibition in Seoul, Korea at the Munjeong-dong Raemian Gallery from November 20th through the 25th, 2014.  The exhibition showcased 200 projects where children’s activities and education were a…
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UK/CoD Historic Preservation Professor Doug Appler publishes article in the Journal of Urbanism

UK/COD Historic Preservation professor Doug Appler researches shared goals of preservation and affordable housing   Historic Preservation faculty member Douglas Appler recently published an article in the Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability that draws attention to one way historic preservation can contribute to the…
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Changing Faces in the UK/CoD School of Interiors

by Patrick Lee Lucas, Director of the School of Interiors   This year, the University of Kentucky celebrates its sesquicentennial, 150 years of rich history as the flagship higher education institution in the Commonwealth.  In the School of Interiors, we also celebrate a big 150 by adding together the years…
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UK/CoD Architecture Alumnus Ben Gallagher in article about Lexington’s residential infill projects

Lexington's historic Miller Street gets new life with residential infill projects   BY BEVERLY FORTUNE Contributing Writer for Lexington Herald Leader   July 17, 2015      Miller Street is so small and unobtrusive, most motorists pass without giving it second glance.   Just 13-feet wide, it is a one-way street that…
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UK/CoD School of Architecture Alumnus Aaron Scales designs art installation for Lexington Legends

Miniature bat art project honors the Lexington Legends' 15th anniversary BY LASHANA HARNEY, Lexington Herald-Leader July 10, 2015      Louisville may be home to the world's largest bat, but Lexington is now home to some of the tiniest. The Lexington Legends unveiled an art project made up of…
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UK Provost Tracy blogs about UK/CoD School of Architecture students’ work in West Liberty

UK College of Design Students' Work in West Liberty Demonstrates Our Mission and Values   Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Provost Blog by Provost Timothy S. Tracy   As President Capilouto often says, the University of Kentucky is truly the University for  Kentucky. Our mission compels us to address complex challenges…
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UK/CoD Director of Architecture David Biagi with Professors Swetnam and Mohney design Lexington cafe

Kentucky Native Café is an urban oasis JULY 1, 2015  By Joshua Huff Kentucky Kernel News Staff     The door opened and I entered what I thought was going to be the Kentucky Native Café. I had heard good things about the place and decided to try it…
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Architecture student Sarah Kimble named as a finalist in national furniture design competition

Congratulations to UK/CoD School of Architecture student Sarah Kimble.  Sarah’s furniture piece was chosen as a finalist in the “Fresh Wood 2015” National Student Furniture Design Competition to be held in July 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Sarah’s entry is a coffee table titled “Plane Spaces.”  The design is an…
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Mitzi Vernon appointed Dean of the College of Design

by Kathy Johnson   University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy today announced that Mitzi Vernon will assume the position of dean of the UK College of Design.   Vernon is currently professor of industrial design at Virginia Tech.  Vernon has works of architecture, furniture, interiors and product design in Phoenix,…
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