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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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Professors Filson and Rohrbacher conduct design fabrication symposium in San Francisco

Professors of Architecture Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher collaborated with the Waag Society and One Architecture to conceptualize a future Design/Fabrication Laboratory in Amsterdam, and to develop a blueprint for a D/F Lab that will advance Amsterdam’s architecture, construction and development-ecology.   A symposium was held at the Maker Media…
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Interiors student Jessica Moore awarded place with Fulbright Summer Institute

by Whitney Hale, UKNow   Interiors junior Jessica Moore, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has received a place with the Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham Trent University in one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.   The US-UK Fulbright Commission is the…
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“Food Tower” concept featured in West Liberty open forum

by Greg Kocher, Lexington Herald-Leader   A 200-foot-tall "food tower" — a vertical greenhouse that would grow fruits and vegetables for sale — might be the signature structure that this tornado-ravaged community seeks as a symbol of its rebirth and as a draw for visitors.   Everyone admits it's a…
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UK/CoD Architecture students featured in Shale Magazine

Four students in the UK/CoD School of Architecture were featured in the Spring 2015 edition of Shale, the Universtiy of Kentucky undergraduate arts journal. Senior Matthew Ireland, sophomore Shelby Carpenter, and junior Connor Verteramo each had original art featured. Senior Paul Morini submitted a poem. Architecture junior Sarah Wagner served…
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