Outstanding paper award for Ryan, Krikac

LA Record

 

 

Kathleen Ryan and Robert Krikac, faculty in the School of Design and Construction, earned the Outstanding Paper of the Year award from the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).

Ryan and Krikac were co-authors with Ole Sleipness, formerly at WSU, currently at Utah State University, and Susie Gomez, a 2015 WSU graduate, now at Utah State University. Their paper, “Rural Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Projects: Frameworks for Engagement within Regional Rural Development Centers,” was honored in CELA’s Landscape Research Record No. 5.

The award will be presented at the 2017 CELA annual conference “BRIDGING“ in Beijing, China. The paper identifies opportunities for land-grant … » More …

Teams take honors at ASC Student Competition and Construction Management Conference

ASCM 2017

It is with great pride that we share the results from Sparks, NV and the 30th annual ASC Region 6|7 student competition. Students and faculty from the construction mangaement program have been working hard since September and their efforts were rewarded with the following honors:

• The VDC team (Martin Rogstad, Casey Angeline, Sam Flor, Sam Rykken, Austin Bartleson, and Riley O’Keeffe – Anne Anderson, coach) took 2nd place

•The Design Build team (Nicolas Smith, Jacob Wilcox, Jaime Stidhams, Joseph Chung, David Chun, Ryan McQuarrie – David Gunderson, coach) took 2nd place

• The Commercial team (Marie Landsverk, Marcus Konopaski, Steven Bradshaw, Compton Gentry, Trevor Leger, … » More …

Remembering longtime faculty member Doug Menzies

Doug Menzies

Doug Menzies

Doug Menzies, a longtime faculty member in the architecture program – both in Spokane and Pullman – passed away on February 4. His obituary, as it was written by his family and as it will appear in the Spokesman-Review, is below. There will be a memorial service for Doug on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Spokane. Our deepest condolences are extended to Doug’s family and friends. We are all the better for Doug having been a part of our school, and part of our lives. He … » More …

Landscape Architecture students help San Francisco residents address sea level rise, flooding, and drought

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Dr. Hope Hui Rising’s junior landscape architecture studio (LND_ARCH 363) hosted a series of community workshops from January 27 to 29, 2017 in San Francisco, CA. An intergenerational mix of students, city staff, design professionals, and community members participated in design games to conceive consensus-based alternatives to help San Francisco’s Dogpatch and Potrero Hill adapt to sea level rise, flooding, and drought.

Representatives from San Francisco Public Works, Dogpatch Neighborhood Association, and the Green Benefit District took Rising and her six students from the Adaptive Water Urbanism Initiative on a tour of possible sites in need of water management interventions in the Green Benefit District … » More …