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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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Professor Gregory Luhan completes training in Bluegrass Academic Leadership Academy

from KYForward The Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium announced that 42 fellows completed its inaugural Bluegrass Academic Leadership Academy at Eastern Kentucky University.   The Academic Leadership Academy is co-chaired by Bonnie Banker, academic dean at Asbury University, and Sherry Robinson, executive assistant to the provost and academic affairs at…
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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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