• Final Studio Reviews

    Final reviews are taking place this week for studios across the design curriculum, from second year up to graduate studios.
  • Night Blooming: Bellevue Art Museum

    Night Blooming features the work of Taiji Miyasaka, Associate Professor + Program Coordinator for the Architecture program. It is currently on display at the Bellevue Art Museum as part of the BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood.
  • "Cladding: Intersections of Fashion and Architecture" Exhibit Now Open

Urban stream restoration plan presentation: December 8

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A restoration and management plan for Mill Creek west of downtown will be presented by landscape architecture students at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in a Walla Walla City Council work session in council chambers on the second floor of 15 N. Third St.

Students in the School of Design and Construction, in collaboration with several Walla Walla community members, have created the plan for ecological restoration and urban design of a two-mile section of Mill Creek. Ideas include: multi-use recreational paths and bridges; educational opportunities that highlight stream restoration and management; and parks, plazas … » More …

M.Arch Student Presentations December 4-5

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Master of Architecture graduate presentations will take place on December 4-5 in the 4th floor hallway in Carpenter Hall. Guest critics include Chris Masicampo, Visiting Assistant Professor; Prentis Hale, Principal, SHED Architects, and Edward Lalonde, Associate, Olson Kundig Architects.» More ...

“Cladding: Intersections of Fashion and Architecture” Exhibit Now Open

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Built structures are clad in architectural materials just as fashion garments are cladding for the human body. Professors Ayad Rahmani and Carrie Vielle conceptually interpret commonalities between the built environment and clothing. This installation is like nothing we’ve had in the gallery before!

Carpenter Hall Gallery Exhibition December 1-9, 2014

Meeting Industry Needs: Construction Engineering Gets Underway

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A new program in construction engineering within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Design + Construction is proving popular, and the hope is for it to be a full-fledged major in the next year. The program also allows for enhancement of the construction management program, fostering a synergistic partnership between the two disciplines and allowing construction management students to interact with engineering students.» More ...

Interior Design Students Spend Fall Semester in Florence

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Six interior design students are spending the semester studying abroad in Florence under the direction of associate professor Bob Krikac. Their studio project is a conference room but their laboratory is the city. A rich history and phenomenal designs provide ample inspiration for their ideas. They are working primarily by hand as the emphasis is on exploration and expressing the thought process as a part of the dialog.

Studying Outside the Classroom in Chicago, San Francisco

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Students sometimes have to see world-class achievements firsthand rather than in a book or online. So for many students in the School of Design + Construction, study tours to large cities are a requirement before graduating. This semester, for the third consecutive year, the school conducted study tours in Chicago and San Francisco. The Chicago trip was integrated with fourth year students from the architecture and landscape architecture programs, along with third year interior design students.» More ...