• "Parklet" focus of spring semester architecture studio

    Open House Thursday, April 26
  • Construction Management and Architecture Senior Capstone Presentations

    Thursday, April 26, 5pm-8pm
  • Students design for Snake River waterfront

    April 25 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. in Carpenter 412 on the WSU Pullman campus. May 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lewiston Library.
  • WSU Interior Design Seattle Spring Events

    Thursday, April 26 - Friday, April 27

2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Architecture Awarded to Mona Ghandi


Read more in “Compassionate Spaces” as featured on VCEA website.

Published on Jan 31, 2018

Mona Ghandi is the recipient of the 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Architecture.

The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise were established in 2009 as a complement to the Vilcek Prizes, to encourage and support young immigrants who have already demonstrated exceptional achievements, and who often face significant challenges early in their careers. As with the Vilcek Prizes, the Creative Promise Prizes are awarded annually in biomedical science and in a rotating category of the arts, this year recognizing accomplishments in the field of architecture.

Mona Ghandi … » More …

Hirzel projects featured in top architectural exhibition


As featured in WSU Insider, April 18, 2018

One of the biggest moments of Paul Hirzel’s career came not from the numerous awards he has received over a lifetime but from the reaction of construction workers at a building project he designed. On a snowy afternoon in Moscow, Idaho, the workers building the Colter’s Creek Wine Tasting Room courtyard stopped momentarily and looked skyward in awe.

They had never seen snow falling in the middle of a building before. Hirzel, a professor in Washington State University’s School of Design and Construction, strives to affect people with his architecture and to bring balance between … » More …

Students work with Pullman on Mary’s Park improvements

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As posted in WSU Insider: April 9, 2018

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A group of Washington State University landscape architecture students is working with the City of Pullman parks department to develop a wetland mitigation interpretive garden at Mary’s Park.

The five-acre park, located at 1570 SE Johnson Rd., is under development and was created in 2010 with a donation from the Herb Neil estate. The students will be working on the project through May 1.

As part of their third-year class, nine students developed an interpretive theme and designs for a wetland mitigation garden and … » More …

Apply for major certification by May 1


Eligible undergraduate students may begin applying for certification into the four SDC majors by submitting the application materials below. The deadline is 5pm on Tuesday, May 1 unless otherwise noted.

Hard copies are also available in the SDC advising center, Carpenter Hall 121.

Architecture Certification Application (first deadline April 16; final deadline May 1) Construction Management Certification Application Interior Design Certification Application (first deadline April 16; final deadline May 1) Landscape Architecture Certification Application 

If you have any questions, please contact your program advisor (Julie Miller or Chris Gana)