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Architecture student Sarah Kimble named as a finalist in national furniture design competition

Congratulations to UK/CoD School of Architecture student Sarah Kimble.  Sarah’s furniture piece was chosen as a finalist in the “Fresh Wood 2015” National Student Furniture Design Competition to be held in July 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Sarah’s entry is a coffee table titled “Plane Spaces.”  The design is an…
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Mitzi Vernon appointed Dean of the College of Design

by Kathy Johnson   University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy today announced that Mitzi Vernon will assume the position of dean of the UK College of Design.   Vernon is currently professor of industrial design at Virginia Tech.  Vernon has works of architecture, furniture, interiors and product design in Phoenix,…
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Professors Filson and Rohrbacher conduct design fabrication symposium in San Francisco

Professors of Architecture Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher collaborated with the Waag Society and One Architecture to conceptualize a future Design/Fabrication Laboratory in Amsterdam, and to develop a blueprint for a D/F Lab that will advance Amsterdam’s architecture, construction and development-ecology.   A symposium was held at the Maker Media…
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Interiors student Jessica Moore awarded place with Fulbright Summer Institute

by Whitney Hale, UKNow   Interiors junior Jessica Moore, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has received a place with the Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham Trent University in one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.   The US-UK Fulbright Commission is the…
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“Food Tower” concept featured in West Liberty open forum

by Greg Kocher, Lexington Herald-Leader   A 200-foot-tall "food tower" — a vertical greenhouse that would grow fruits and vegetables for sale — might be the signature structure that this tornado-ravaged community seeks as a symbol of its rebirth and as a draw for visitors.   Everyone admits it's a…
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UK/CoD Architecture students featured in Shale Magazine

Four students in the UK/CoD School of Architecture were featured in the Spring 2015 edition of Shale, the Universtiy of Kentucky undergraduate arts journal. Senior Matthew Ireland, sophomore Shelby Carpenter, and junior Connor Verteramo each had original art featured. Senior Paul Morini submitted a poem. Architecture junior Sarah Wagner served…
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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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