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The Kentucky Alumni Magazine featured three UK/CoD alumni in its Spring ‘12 cover story

The Kentucky Alumni Magazine featured three UK/CoD alumni, Mark Bethel, Tim Skinner, and Martin Summers who were involved in the University of Kentucky College of Design's 'Henderson Project' as its cover story.  From the cover story, "With the help of the University ofKentucky College of Design and…
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‘78 alumnus Wayne Braun’s firm, PDR, receives LEED CI Platinum certification

University of Kentucky School of Interior Design '78 alumnus Wayne Braun's firm, Planning Design Research (PDR), has become the first Houston workplace to earn the prestigious LEED CI (Commercial Interior Design and Construction) Platinum certification, the U.S. Green Building Council program’s highest classification. Located in Two Houston Center, PDR is…
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KY Governor Steve Beshear appointed Dean Michael Speaks, and alumni to KY boards and commissions

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has appointed UK/CoD Dean Michael Speaks, Michael Jacobs "75, and Jeffrey Moneypenny "86 to the High Performance Buildings Advisory Committee. Michael Jacobs "75, is an architect at Omni Architects. He represents the design and construction industry involved in public works contacting. Jeffery S. Moneypenny "86, is…
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A UK/CoD student and alumnus were honored in the Lyman T. Johnson African American Celebration

Distinguished University of Kentucky students and alumni were honored with the Torch Bearer and Torch of Excellence Awards during the recent 20th Annual Lyman T. Johnson African American Homecoming Celebration. The recipients were honored for significant contributions to the University and the community. Dominique Turner, a senior in architecture, was…
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Architecture alumnus Scott Veazey ‘74 is the newly installed president of NCARB

In May 2011 Scott C. Veazey '74 was elected first vice president/president-elect of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco. Veazey assumed the NCARB presidency in July 2011. Veazey was also presented with the NCARB President’s Medal for Distinguished…
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Three UK/CoD professors and four alumni were selected by Studio Gang Architects

Three UK/CoD professors and four alumni were selected by Studio Gang Architects to participate in Lexington's new Centrepointe development.  The selected architects and firms will design a cluster of buildings that will face Main street, and will complement the historic buildings on the adjacent block.  The selected architects…
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The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual Preservation Awards

The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation's annual Preservation Awards presentation was featured in the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Awards were presented to exciting adaptive reuse projects, and to several College of Design graduates. The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation's Clyde Carpenter Adaptive Re-Use Award went to four winners…
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Kenneth Hobgood ‘77 sweeps the residential category of the AIA Triangle Awards

College of Design architecture alumni, Kenneth Hobgood's firm won all of the Merit Awards for the residential category of the 2011 AIA Triangle Awards. Kenneth Hobgood '77, FAIA, founded Kenneth E Hobgood, Architects in Raleigh, NC, in 1992. Since then, the firm has received 39 design…
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Anna Gregory ‘07 is building straw bale homes for Hopi and Northern Cheyenne families

Anna Gregory, who recieved her Master in Architecture degree in 2007, has been volunteering with the Red Feather Development Group over the last three summers to support Hopi and Northern Cheyenne families by designing and building straw bale homes.   Red Feather Development group partners with American Indian nations…
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UK/CoD honored two alumni at the 2011 Scholarship and Awards Dinner

The University of Kentucky College of Design recently recognized Randall Vaughn and Tim Skinner as Outstanding Alumnus and Friend of the College, respectively, at the 2011 Scholarship and Awards Dinner on March 11, 2011. The Outstanding Alumnus award was delivered to Randall Vaughn due to his remarkable career as an…
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