Landscape architecture professor Steve Austin challenged his students to work with the Pullman Downtown Association to improve downtown Pullman.
In the project, called Pullman Vital Signs, students conducted research and gathered information about downtown Pullman in areas such as land use, urban design, environment, heat, noise, speed and transportation.
“The goal was to help bring awareness and address problems to help the future of the town,” Austin said.
Washington State University student teams took top prizes, including first place and a second place, in the recent Associated Schools of Construction competition, the largest construction management competition in the U.S.
More than 1,450 students from 53 universities and 21 states participated in the competition, which was held in Reno, Nevada. The competition requires students to solve complex problems in less than 24 hours, present proposals, and participate in a rigorous question and answer session in a business‑like setting.
A WSU group, coached by Anne Anderson, assistant professor of construction management, took first place in the … » More …
From Seattle’s Space Needle to Spokane’s Riverfront Park, 235 entries covering the state of Washington have been added to SAH Archipedia. Featuring contributions from a number of architectural historians working under the guidance of state coordinators J. Philip Gruen and Robert R. Franklin, this collection surveys Washington’s built environment.
SAH Archipedia is an interactive, media-rich online encyclopedia of American architecture developed by the Society of Architectural Historians in collaboration with the University of Virginia Press. Over 20,000 building histories, photographs, maps, and essays from the Society’s award-winning Buildings of the United States series are available online to SAH … » More …
A research project by architecture associate professor Mona Ghandi, “Architecture of Emotive Intelligence” is in the winner section of the “Laka Competition: Architecture that Reacts.” Ghandi’s project received Honorable Mention in the competition.
An Olympic-sized dream is inching closer to becoming a reality for Brock Eager.
Eager, captain of Washington State University’s Track and Field team, is hoping to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan in the hammer throw event. The hammer throw is a technical sport in which a competitor spins and throws a 16-lb. ball connected by a … » More …