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Professor Liz Swanson to speak at the 2016 ACSA International Conference

Professor Liz Swanson's paper abstract, "Simulating Practice : The Value of Craftsmanship," has been accepted for presentation in the "Architecture/Practice: Pre-Modern Training For a Postmodern Practice," session at this year's ACSA International Conference. This year's event will be held June 29 - July 1, 2016 in Santiago, Chile.
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Assistant Professor Lindsey Fay on Her Way to IAPS 24

Congratulations goes out to Assistant Professor Lindsey Fay for being accepted as a speaker at this year's IAPS conference in Lund, Sweden. In June, Fay will give a presentation titled, "Understanding Emergency Department Design through Supportive Design Theory,” which will discuss key findings from her team's emergency department post-occupancy evaluation…
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In Memoriam: Norman A. Chrisman, Jr.

We sadly report the passing of Norman A. Chrisman, Jr., AIA, on Friday, March 4 at the age of 93. Mr. Chrisman served in various offices of the AIA East Kentucky Chapter and the Kentucky Society of Architects (KSA), now AIA Kentucky, where he was state president in 1967. He…
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“Rethinking Historic Preservation” - 2016 HP Symposium

Adaptive reuse is one of many topics of discussion planned for “Rethinking Historic Preservation,” April 1, 2016, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Downtown Arts Center in Lexington, Ky. The symposium, presented by the Department of Historic Preservation at the UK College of Design, will encourage brainstorming…
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UK Professor Connects Design Concepts with Kentucky Communities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2016)— A passion to do good is fueling one University of Kentucky professor's work, designing the future of communities rebuilding efforts after devastating natural disasters. Because of this passion, Gregory Luhan, the John Russell Groves Endowed Professor of Architecture in the UK College of Design,…
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Professor Martin Summers “Point of Departure” Graduate Research Studio Featured on UKNow

Challenge Grant Program Sustains Ingenuity, Collaboration and Student Engagement   LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2016) — It began as a theoretical exercise, evolved into an architecture studio, and has now turned the University of Kentucky campus into a living laboratory — engaging students, expert consultants and administration in exploring how…
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UK College of Design Announces New Administrative Officers

The University of Kentucky’s College of Design announces the appointment of two new administrative officers for the college: Susan Eriksson, Ph.D., is the new Associate Dean for Research (ADR), and Gregory A. Luhan, AIA, RA, NCARB, takes on the role of Associate Dean for Administration (ADA). Joining the college in…
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“Form & Line” Exhibit Featuring Dean Mitzi Vernon

On March 3, 2016, Dean Mitzi R. Vernon of the UK College of Design will give a talk on "Form to Product" at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University. This will be the opening reception for the exhibit "Form & Line," running through April 21.…
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Professor Mike McKay Nominated for Arte Laguna Prize

Professor Mike McKay's project, SOUNDINGS, has been selected as one of 10 Land Art projects in the Arte Laguna Prize, which be exhibited at the Arsenal in Venice. Now in its 10th year, Arte Laguna Prize is an international art award aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art; the prize stands as…
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Professor Wallis Miller Honored as 2016 Great Teacher

Fans cheered for more than three pointers, dunks and steals last night as UK honored this year’s Great Teachers on the court at Rupp Arena. On Tuesday evening, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association presented its 2016 Great Teacher Awards to six recipients at a recognition dinner. The award-winners were…
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