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Professor Mike McKay awarded McDowell Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Architecture Mike McKay was recently awarded the McDowell Fellowship in Architecture. The fellowship was awarded by the McDowell Colony,a center whose mission is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the…
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UK/CoD staff and students honored with Lyman T. Johnson Awards

2014 marks the 65th year of an African American presence at the University of Kentucky. To commemorate the occasion, the UK Alumni Association Lyman T. Johnson Constituency Group recognized outstanding African American alumni, students, faculty, and staff in areas of scholarship, leadership, and service whose faith, hard work, and determination…
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Professor Robert Kelly designs for Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s production of La Sylphide

Architect Robert Kelly, PhD, an alumnus of the College of Design and part-time instructor in the School of Architecture, recently designed and fabricated a series of theatrical props for the Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s production of La Sylphide being performed at the Lexington Opera House. Over the past few years, Professor…
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School of Architecture Director David Biagi honored by OSU

Professor David Biagi, Director of the UK/CoD School of Architecture, was honored by Ohio State Universtiy College of Engineering with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Professor Biagi graduated from OSU in 1987 with an ARCH MS degree. The Distinguished Alumni Awards were established by the faculty of the College of Engineering…
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Professor Clyde Carpenter recognized with AIA Kentucky’s highest honor

by Whitney Hale   Clyde Carpenter, professor of architecture at University of Kentucky College of Design, has been presented with the C. Julian Oberwarth Award from the Kentucky Society of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Kentucky). The award recognizes and honors an individual society member who has displayed a…
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UK Alumnus Publishes Book of Mid-Century Architecture in Kentucky

Larry Isenhour, a 1974 University of Kentucky architecture graduate, has authored a chronology of 43 mid-century Lexington-area homes designed by his father, noted architect and 1968 UK graduate Richard Isenhour. "The Houses of Richard B. Isenhour" shows the evolution of his creative home designs of the mid 20th Century. Both…
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Six UK Architecture Students Named Finalists in National Furniture Competition

by Courtney Eckdahl   Six students from the University of Kentucky School of Architecture in the College of Design have been selected as finalists in the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) "Design Emphasis" Student Furniture Design Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. The competition will be held in the Georgia World Congress Center…
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UK/CoD Professors Scroggin and Takebayashi receive ASCA merit award

UK/CoD Assistant Professors of Architecture, Jason Scroggin and Akari Takebayashi [DOTS] received a special merit award at the 2014 ACSA/AIK International Conference: OPEN CITIES held June 21-23 in Seoul, South Korea for their project "Massimals: Interactive Assembly Models.” The project was included in the Research + Design Project Exhibition held…
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UK/CoD alumni honored by Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation

UK/CoD alumni were honored for their efforts in historic preservation by the Blue Grass Trust at the Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. The honorees included:               David Buchta, MHP '05, Executive Director of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Division of Historic Properties and State Archivist, received…
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UK architecture professor edits book to be presented at the Venice Biennale

UK/CoD Architecture Professor Wallis Miller co-edited Exhibiting Architecture, a book that investigates historical and contemporary practices of displaying architecture. Exploring questions of circulation and temporality, issues of institution and canon, and the discourse and politics of architectural spaces on exhibit, the book addresses the ambiguous status of architecture as an…
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