• Designing in the Real World

  • Professor leads team to determine state’s iconic architecture

  • Construction Management and Architecture Programs Collaborate on Senior Capstone Projects

  • Landscape Architecture Program Represented at ASLA Advocacy Day 2015

Designing in the Real World

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As featured MAY 21, 2015 in CAHNRS News Author: Scott Weybright; scott.weybright@wsu.edu Source Contact: Matthew Melcher; melcher@wsu.edu; (509) 335-1737

College classes often have a tough time modeling everyday work situations. No matter how detailed, students still know only instructors or their peers will see their work. That wasn’t the case this semester for two Interior Design (ID) classes in the School of Design and Construction. Both classes featured semester-long projects that involved mentors from internationally known firms headquartered in Seattle and real-world presentations at … » More …

Professor leads team to determine state’s iconic architecture

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By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering, & Architecture intern

As featured in WSU News, May 28, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Hanford nuclear site, Seattle’s Bullitt Center and the historic center of the Washington State University Pullman campus are among the most significant and representative architectural sites in Washington, according to WSU researchers.

The team led by Phil Gruen, interim director of WSU’s School of Design and Construction, is part of the Society of … » More …

Construction Management and Architecture Programs Collaborate on Senior Capstone Projects

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Thanks to all of you who joined us in April for the Construction Management + Architecture Senior Capstone Event and reception at Bell Harbor Convention Center! We had attendees from across all sectors of CM and Architecture join us – thank you for making the night a success! It was great to see new grads, as well as the return of those who have supported us for years.

Both student teams presented well and the judges had a tough time deciding on the top team. The team from Elite Construction + Emerald City Design were the ultimate winners of the competition. The students from that … » More …

Landscape Architecture Program Represented at ASLA Advocacy Day 2015

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Landscape architecture student Taylor Weik recently represented the landscape architecture program in Washington, DC at ASLA Advocacy Day 2015.

Each year the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) advocates travel from across the country to advocate for policy issues important to the landscape architecture profession. During their congressional visits, landscape architects strive to raise the visibility of the profession with legislators and key staff, and educate them on the many ways that landscape architects provide solutions to a myriad of problems facing our nation.

Thank you for representing WSU, Taylor!

Taylor Advocacy Day » More …

Drawing on Paris Experiences

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by Katelyn Orum ’15 | © Washington State University for Washington State Magazine | Summer 2015

People around the world dream of going to Paris, lounging in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, and strolling alongside the historic Seine River. A group of 14 WSU students, led by design professors Carrie Vielle and Robert Krikac, turned this fantasy into an exciting study experience in the summer of 2014.

After 4,900 miles, and 12 hours, they arrived in the City of Light facing a blast of jet lag and ready to explore. Hopping aboard a cab, the wide-eyed students dropped their items off at a … » More …

Memorial Gathering for Dina Radjabalipour

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A memorial gathering to remember Dina Radjabalipour was held on Wednesday, April 22 at 6pm in the fourth floor hallway of Carpenter Hall. Faculty and friends of Dina shared memories that represented a short story about her personality, life experiences, and her time at WSU.

Dina had been battling cancer for the past few years and had taken an extended leave of absence from our graduate program in architecture.  Those of us who remember her likely will recall her drive, determination, and intelligence coupled with a fantastic sense of humor.

Dina had been living in Irvine, California with her husband and receiving treatment; our most recent communication … » More …

Earth Day Keynote Speaker Alex Steffen

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Every year, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) offers a variety of environmental service projects for students, faculty, and staff as part of Earth Day. The School of Design + Construction has partnered with the CCE to help sponsor this year’s keynote speaker Alex Steffen.

Steffen is an American futurist who writes and speaks about sustainability and the future of the planet.

See the full schedule of Earth Day activities here.

Wednesday, April 22 | 7 PM | CUB Auditorium

ALEX STEFFEN FINAL