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 …

“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 …