Second year landscape architecture students participated in a design charrette with Walla Walla Foundry owner Mark Anderson to explore ways of creating a cohesive campus masterplan for the foundry.
Joining students were Washington State University alumni Jason Henry of the Berger Partnership and Sari Graven of Design and Workplace Resources at Allsteel.
Students will present final design concepts to Mr. Anderson on February 13, 2109.
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.
For more information, please visit https://lakareacts.com/winners/emotive-intelligence/
By Lillie Williams, Voiland College intern
“Just a few more feet.”
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 four-foot wire and handle.
Last year, he qualified for the U.S. Championships, throwing his personal best … » More …
Phil Gruen, WSU associate architecture professor, talks about the designs of buildings around campus and how they came to be.
Some of WSU’s most interesting hidden history lies in the architecture on campus.
If you toured WSU as a prospective student or during Alive! Orientation, you probably heard some strange stories about the buildings around campus.
Every building was designed with a practical use in mind, but the stories passed along by fellow Cougs rarely … » More …
As distant and local travelers enter Pullman on Davis Way, the word “Welcome” will greet them in 60 different languages ranging from Indonesian to French.
There will also be a big “Welcome to Pullman” sign with the names of sponsors for the project by the end of the month, Mayor Glenn Johnson said. A paved drive-thru will be included in the area, as well as a bus stop.
The $200,000 sign was partially funded by donations from groups including the Pullman Chamber of Commerce, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Asif Chaudhry, the WSU International Programs … » More …
Interior design students involved with the Creative Corridor program were featured in the Provost’s Blog.
Sarah Rosenthal, left, and Kris Kha work on a prototype of the “Bench of Belonging,” which his scheduled to be installed in the Spark early next year.
Give students from interior design, animal sciences and accounting/marketing an open-ended project with little direction and no restrictions and you’re bound to get some off-the-wall ideas.
But that’s half the … » More …
As featured in WSU INSIDER, November 8, 2018
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
Generations of students used to arrive in late summer on “Cougar Special” trains, disembarking and carrying their bags up the steep, sometimes muddy hill to begin their studies at Washington State College.
In those days, the men might have worn bowler hats or newsboy caps and suits, while women dressed in long skirts and pointed, leather boots. Today, WSU students are helping preserve the unique past of those early days as part of a project with the Whitman County Historical Society.
As part of the Rural … » More …