In January 2016, the Solar Decathlon 2017 competition announced Washington State University as one of 16 international collegiate teams selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to design, construct, and test a solar-powered house that is affordable, innovative, and highly energy-efficient. Once built, each team would transport its entry to Denver, Colorado, where it would be displayed in the October 2017 competition.
It is with a sad heart that I inform you that WSU will not be among the 10 remaining teams that are transporting their entries to Denver.
The Solar Decathlon is a complex, challenging event, where teams compete in 10 rigorous contests—ranging from … » More …
WSU design and architecture students and Pullman business owners met at Paradise Creek Brewery for a Pullman 2040 meeting Monday to discuss ideas on how to improve WSU’s relationship with downtown Pullman, such as increasing the social media presence of businesses.
Kathleen Ryan, a professor of interior design, shared the department’s plan to create a new art studio to encourage more WSU students to visit and explore downtown.
Organizers asked students to brainstorm ideas that would increase undergraduate student shopping in the area.
Suggestions included better use of social media apps like Snapchat and … » More …
Pullman is a water city, yet much of that water remains out of the consciousness of most residents. The city’s original name was “Three Forks,” a reference to the founding of the city at the intersection of three distinct streams: the Missouri Flat Creek and the Dry Fork Creek, which both flow into the South Fork of the Palouse River.
Yet the Dry Fork is largely invisible to most citizens, hidden underground for nearly one-half of a mile as it flows under the sidewalks along Grand Boulevard in downtown Pullman.
Landscape Architecture students from WSU’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture have developed ways to … » More …