Students design for Snake River waterfront

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Washington State University landscape architecture students have developed designs for the Lower Snake River waterfront.

They will present their work on May 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lewiston Library, 411 D Street in Lewiston. Students’ work will be exhibited at the Lewiston Library for two months.

As part of the semester-long, service-learning course, the third-year students researched and analyzed the waterfront. Their projects were guided by stories and ecologies of the regional landscape.

The students interacted with multiple individuals and organizations throughout the semester to develop their design ideas. This included Save our Wild Salmon, the Nez Perce Tribe, the City of Lewiston, Port … » More …

2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Architecture Awarded to Mona Ghandi

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Read more in “Compassionate Spaces” as featured on VCEA website.

Published on Jan 31, 2018

Mona Ghandi is the recipient of the 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Architecture.

The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise were established in 2009 as a complement to the Vilcek Prizes, to encourage and support young immigrants who have already demonstrated exceptional achievements, and who often face significant challenges early in their careers. As with the Vilcek Prizes, the Creative Promise Prizes are awarded annually in biomedical science and in a rotating category of the arts, this year recognizing accomplishments in the field of architecture.

Mona Ghandi … » More …

Hirzel projects featured in top architectural exhibition

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As featured in Spokesman Review “Front & Center: WSU’s Paul Hirzel is an architect, inside and out” July 8, 2018

As featured in Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, June 22 2018

As featured in WSU Insider, April 18, 2018

Also featured as “Building your happy place: Pullman architect recognized for bringing the outside inside” in Inland360.com

One of the biggest moments of Paul Hirzel’s career came not from the numerous awards he has received over a lifetime but from the reaction of construction workers at a building project he designed. On a snowy afternoon in Moscow, Idaho, the … » More …

Students work with Pullman on Mary’s Park improvements

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As posted in WSU Insider: April 9, 2018

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A group of Washington State University landscape architecture students is working with the City of Pullman parks department to develop a wetland mitigation interpretive garden at Mary’s Park.

The five-acre park, located at 1570 SE Johnson Rd., is under development and was created in 2010 with a donation from the Herb Neil estate. The students will be working on the project through May 1.

As part of their third-year class, nine students developed an interpretive theme and designs for a wetland mitigation garden and … » More …