“Meaning, Memory, and Museums”

ID 477 Spring 2018 - 3

Delivered by interior design faculty member Carrie Vielle, and the school’s academic program manager Jaime Rice,”Meaning, Memory and Museums” is the focus of ID 477: Interior Design Study Tour this spring.

The course includes students from interior design, architecture, history, and fine arts and involves pre-departure articles and movie screenings to inform class discussions and help “focus their lens” for on-site learning in New York City (March 4-10, 2018).

Students come away from the experience with a much deeper understanding of the multi-faceted role the designed environment plays on preserving memory and the opportunity to visit some of the finest museums and monuments in the world, while … » More …

Senior Shelby Ruiz selected as national finalist in the 2018 IDEC Student Design Competition

Shelby Ruiz IDEC student competition 2018

Congratulations to senior Shelby Ruiz on being a national finalist in the 2018 IDEC Student Design Competition.

“Fundamental Atmospheres: Designing for Spatial and Spiritual Experiences” provides for the empowerment of users to grow intellectually, spiritually, mentally, or metaphysically. Purposefully broad and open ended, the project program asks entrants to define the specific use of the design and to develop an atmospheric intervention. The purpose can be a religious practice (traditional or emerging), a secular space of reflection or mindfulness, and/or places for public commemoration.

Winners will be displayed at the 2018 IDEC Annual Conference, March 7-10, 2018 in Boston and will … » More …

Landscape architecture student selected for Massie Family Endowed Fellowship

Yakima Arboretum

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Zochil Castro has been selected for the Massie Family Endowed Fellowship for a $1,500 scholarship to design a central trail system with the Yakima Area Arboretum. Castro, a third year landscape architecture student, will have spring and summer of 2018 to work on the project under the guidance of Jolie Kaytes, an associate professor and program head for landscape architecture.

The Duward and Carolyn Massie family scholarship was established by Duward Massie (BS ‘52 Agronomy) and his late wife, Carolyn (Former Student, Nursing), with their children Jennifer (MS ’79 Vocational Technical Education and Teaching Certificate), Jeffrey (BS ’83 Civil … » More …