College of Architecture and Environmental Design

During International Education Week, which runs from Nov. 14-18, Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design will showcase the creative projects of seniors Zach Barber, Ben Brannan and several others who studied abroad in Florence, Italy, during the past spring semester. The special weeklong exhibit is located in the second floor gallery of the new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, and a special gallery opening will be held Nov. 14 beginning at 5:30 pm.

Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its newest and much-anticipated building, the Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, on Oct. 7.

Visitors, alumni and friends from around the world toured the 110,191-square-foot contemporary glass-and-brick building, stretching along the Lefton Esplanade from Lincoln Street toward downtown Kent.

Scholar of the Month
Jon Yoder
Associate Professor of Architecture
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
2013-present

Paul DiCorleto, Kent State University’s vice president for research and sponsored programs, likes to say that “innovation occurs where fields collide,” and October’s Scholar of the Month is certainly a testament to the idea that has become the university’s new research tagline.

The New York Times looks at cultural landscapes from around the world, includes Kent State's new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design.

The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Water Street Tavern in downtown Kent.

The 117,000 square foot building will bring all the programs in the Kent State's College of Architecture and Environmental Design under one roof.

Kayakers paddled the Cuyahoga River from Kent State University to Kent State’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative for the 3rd annual Crooked River Commute.

Kayakers will paddle the Cuyahoga River from Kent State University to Kent State’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative for the 3rd annual Crooked River Commute on Aug. 26-27.

From its island greenery and beautiful, clear beaches – to its vintage American cars and aged architecture – Havana, Cuba, is a place where few American college students have explored in more than 60 years.

But now that diplomatic relations are being restored between both countries, students from Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design and its Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative have an opportunity unlike any other.

Photo of Mark MisturMark Mistur, AIA, will become the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, the only architectural program in Northeast Ohio, effective July 15, 2016. Mistur currently serves as associate dean of the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

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