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Two UK/CoD architecture students receive honorable mention in HMMD international design competition

Architecture students Addison Hughes and Nathan Tanner received honorable mentions in the HMMD Himalayan Mountain Hut architecture competition.   HMMD and the Nepal Mountaineering Association, with support from the Samarth - Nepal Market Development Programme, are working to develop a high altitude accommodation unit that will be the first of…
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UK/CoD architecture student Thomas Grubbs awarded Singletary Fellowship

UK/CoD Architecture student Thomas Grubbs was awarded the prestigiousOtis A. Singletary Fellowship. The fund provides a fellowship of $12,000 to be awarded annually to a UK graduating senior who plans to continue in one of the university’s graduate or professional programs. Grubbs will pursue a masters in Geography. This endowment…
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UK/CoD architecture students featured on WYMT

Students from the UK/CoD School of Architecture presented their design strategies in an open forum for the citizens of West Liberty on Thursday, April 30. Their concepts outlined designs for the revitilization of Morgan County after the area was devasted by tornados in 2012.
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Professors Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher complete design residency in Milan

Associate Professor Anne Filson and Assistant Professor Gary Rohrbacher in the UK/CoD School of Architecture recently completed a design residency in Milan during Milan Design Week. Their finished pieces, which were featured on the architecture and design website Domus, were the result of a collaboration with Opensource Wunderkammer Tecnificio…
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UK/CoD students receive Maurice A. Clay Awards

Fourth year Interiors student Brittany Holian and fourth year architecture student Tanner Smith were honored by the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society with the Maurice A. Clay Award. The students were recognized for their superior scholarship, leadership, and exemplary character. The Clay Awards are one way in which the…
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Professors Mark O’Bryan and Melody Farris Jackson to present at conference in Poland

Associate Dean for Administration Mark O'Bryan and architecture Professor Melody Farris Jackson will present at the 12th European Architectural Envisioning Association Conference in Lodz, Poland in September. Their paper is entitled  their paper "Contexting our Perceptions of the Past: Transformations of Making". The main topic of the conference is "Image, Perception and…
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First year architecture student awarded prize in the SAB Young Artist Competition

First year architecture student Lauren Delventhal was selected to display her artwork in UK's Rasdall Gallery as part of the SAB Young Artist Competition. She was awarded a $750 gift to Kennedy's Art Store. The Young Artists Exhibit is an event that encourages young student artists on UK’s campus to…
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UK/CoD Professors Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher work exhibited in Paris

The 5-30 Minute Chair, designed by Assistant Professors of Architecture Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher, has been chosen for the exhibition, “Oracles du design,” at the Gaite Lyrique in Paris, France.   Curated by renowned design educator Lidewij Edelkoort former director of the Design Academy Eindhoven and founder of the…
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Professors Mike McKay and Liz Swanson exhibit at the Lexington Art League

UK/CoD Assistant Professor Mike McKay and Associate Professor Liz Swanson, both of the School of Architecture, will exhibit original works in the upcoming exhibition at the Loudoun House. The exhibition, entitled "Currents: Horror Amour" is a celebration of local art currated by Georgia Henkel Throughout history, cultures have demonstrated aesthetic…
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UK/CoD graduate student Mark Manczyk wins first place in UK’s Venture Challenge

From the Lexington Herald-Leader   Architecture graduate student Mark Manczyk was awarded first place in University of Kentucky's Venture Challenge, a competition for student entrepreneurs. He pitched his idea for a company called re.3.   The company would sell consumer products with short use cycles — such as non-prescription sunglasses and iPhone…
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