Kent State University graduate students Jeff Jasinski of Wickliffe, Ohio, and Matt Dureiko of Stow, Ohio, both enrolled in the architecture and urban design program, placed second in an international design competition. The DawnTown 2014 Alternative Mobilities design competition, sponsored by the Miami Downtown Development Authority, asked designers to create a central hub where routes people take to move around downtown could meet. The proposal would boost Miami’s transportation network.
Researchers at Kent State University will investigate urban neighborhood crime hotspots in Northeast Ohio over the next two-and-a-half years, funded by a $474,000 Department of Justice grant.
Two teams of graduate students representing Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC), along with students from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management and Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman College of Urban Affairs received honorable mentions for their urban design proposals in Nashville, Tenn.
A team of urban design graduate students from Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design received an honorable mention from the 2013 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The competition received 149 submissions.
2013 Urban Innovators Speaker Series to Feature Kent State’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative Director, Feb. 20
University Park Alliance’s 2013 Innovators Speaker Series will feature Kent State University’s Terry Schwarz at its next program. Schwarz is director of Kent State’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative. The title of her presentation is “Transforming Vacant Spaces: Creating Value from Vacancy in the Urban Footprint.”
Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative is a finalist in the Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Creative Culture Grant. The Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative is part of the urban design graduate program and the public service activities of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.
“Pop Up City,” a project of Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, will be exhibited at the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale that takes place from Aug. 29 to Nov. 25 in Venice, Italy, with the theme “Common Ground.”
Founded in 1895, the Venice Biennale is considered one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world and has been pivotal in showcasing new artistic trends. The exhibition will feature the works of artists that have been selected from more than 50 nations.