Final reviews recently took place for fall semester studios across the design curriculum, from second year up to graduate studios. See the complete Fall 2014 SDC Studio Review Schedule HERE, and read about a number of projects receiving press through WSU News:
December 8: Urban stream restoration plan presented
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – A restoration and management plan for Mill Creek west of downtown will be presented by landscape architecture students from Washington State University at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in a Walla Walla City Council work session in council chambers on the second floor of 15 N. Third St. Students in the WSU School of Design and Construction, in collaboration with several Walla Walla community members, have created the plan for ecological restoration and urban design of a two-mile section of Mill Creek. Ideas include: multi-use recreational paths and bridges; educational opportunities that highlight stream restoration and management; and parks, plazas and promenades linking the community with this water resource.
December 10: Students present small-town, library designs
PULLMAN, Wash. – New uses for historic rock houses in LaCrosse, Wash., and ideas for Little Free Library boxes in small towns on the Palouse will be discussed in a free, public presentation by Washington State University fourth-year interior design students 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Carpenter Hall second-floor gallery.Proposed projects for the stone buildings include a bed and breakfast, visitor center and geology museum, youth and senior center, microbrewery, agricultural education center and arts center. Students worked with LaCrosse Community Pride and other community members. Learn more at RCDI.
Also featured in The Daily Evergreen.
December 11: Community Invited to WSU Student Chipman Trail Design Presentation
WSU Landscape Architecture 362 students will present designs for improving the beautiful Chipman Trail on Thursday, December 11 at 10 a.m. in the Barley Room of the Pioneer Center (240 SE Dexter St.) in Pullman. The event is free and open to the public. For this design project, students learned from and worked with several local organizations, including the Palouse Conservation District, Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, Whitman County Parks, City of PullmanStormwater Services, Pullman Civic Trust, and the WSU Center for Civic Engagement.