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UK/CoD Professor to present at Arts in Society Conference in Rome

Associate Professor of Architecture Liz Swanson will present at the Arts in Society conference in Rome June 25-27. With colleague Adrienne Whitt-Woosley, Associate Director of the Center on Trauma and Children and an clinical social worker at the University of Kentucky, Swanson will present the first phase of their research,…
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Architecture Alum featured in Kentucky Alumni Magazine for design work in Detroit

by Robin Roenker, Kentucky Alumni Magazine, Spring 2014   If you've read much about Detroit in the news lately, it hasn't been good. Facing $18 billion in debt, Detroit declared Chapter 9 bankruptcy last July, becoming the largest U.S. city ever to do so. Its population, having dwindled from a…
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Piece designed by UK/CoD professors acquired by the French National Centre for Visual Arts

The AtFAB 5 to 30 Minute Chair, designed by Assistant Professors Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher was acquired by the French National Centre for Visual Arts for its permanent collection. Filson and Rohrbacher's chair is among 72 designs acquired during 2013, including iconic works by Enzo Mari, Hella…
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UK/CoD students design murals for new campus residence halls

Six architecture and interiors students in the UK College of Design competed to design murals for community spaces in UK’s new residence halls.   Students addressed design prompts for laundry rooms, study rooms, and multi-purpose areas in Woodland Glen I and II, Champions Court I and II, and Haggin Hall…
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UK/CoD Professors participate in Festival des Architectures Vives

Assistant Professors Jason Scroggin and Akari Takebayashi (Design Office Takebayashi Scroggin) have been selected through an international competition to participate in the Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV) in La Grande Motte, France. Their project, Cloud Garden, will be installed in the courtyard of Église Saint-Augustin from the 21st…
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Six students from the School of Interiors receive undergraduate research grants

Six students from the School of Interiors were awarded financial support from the University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research.  Of the $95,400 distributed,  Interiros students $10,500 in support.     The grant recipients are: Katie Abushanab (2nd year), for a community-engagement project in the North Limestone neighborhood (Faculty Advisor:…
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Architecture students featured in UK undergraduate arts journal

Several students from the College of Design were instrumental in the publication of Shale, the undergraduate arts journal. The journal's layout and design was managed by  Sarah Wagner, and Shannon Newberry served as art editor. Both are second year architecture students. The journal's cover art was designed by architecture student…
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UK/CoD professors published in research and design journal

University of Kentucky School of Interiors professors Allison Carll-White and Lindsey Guinther were recently published in the Heath Environments Research and Design Journal. Their article, entitled "One Size Does Not Fit All: A Diagnostic Post-Occupancy Evaluation Model for an Emergency Department", presents a detailed account of processes and multiple methodologies used…
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UK/CoD students part of multidisciplinary teams to present sustainability research at NSF-STFS

Undergraduate students who participated in the National Science Foundation-funded Systems Thinking for Sustainability (NSF-STFS) course at the University of Kentucky will present their research findings in a showcase Tuesday, May 6th, from 10:30 – 12:30pm in the Lexmark Public Room in UK's Main Building. This project showcase, which is…
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Professors Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher featured in France’s Le Monde

AtFAB, the open source furniture collection created by UK/CoD architecture professors Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher, was featured in France's premier newspaper Le Monde. The article, entitled "Open Source Projects Are Changing the World" addresses the emergence of open source culture. AtFAB exemplifies the accessibility of design and how ideas…
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