Landscape architecture student Taylor Weik recently represented the landscape architecture program in Washington, DC at ASLA Advocacy Day 2015.
Each year the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) advocates travel from across the country to advocate for policy issues important to the landscape architecture profession. During their congressional visits, landscape architects strive to raise the visibility of the profession with legislators and key staff, and educate them on the many ways that landscape architects provide solutions to a myriad of problems facing our nation.
People around the world dream of going to Paris, lounging in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, and strolling alongside the historic Seine River. A group of 14 WSU students, led by design professors Carrie Vielle and Robert Krikac, turned this fantasy into an exciting study experience in the summer of 2014.
After 4,900 miles, and 12 hours, they arrived in the City of Light facing a blast of jet lag and ready to explore. Hopping aboard a cab, the wide-eyed students dropped their items off at a … » More …
A memorial gathering to remember Dina Radjabalipour was held on Wednesday, April 22 at 6pm in the fourth floor hallway of Carpenter Hall. Faculty and friends of Dina shared memories that represented a short story about her personality, life experiences, and her time at WSU.
Dina had been battling cancer for the past few years and had taken an extended leave of absence from our graduate program in architecture. Those of us who remember her likely will recall her drive, determination, and intelligence coupled with a fantastic sense of humor.
Dina had been living in Irvine, California with her husband and receiving treatment; our most recent communication … » More …
Every year, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) offers a variety of environmental service projects for students, faculty, and staff as part of Earth Day. The School of Design + Construction has partnered with the CCE to help sponsor this year’s keynote speaker Alex Steffen.
Steffen is an American futurist who writes and speaks about sustainability and the future of the planet.
See the full schedule of Earth Day activities here.
The clock is ticking on summer internship opportunities for students in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. In the next few weeks, application deadlines arrive for internships exploring careers such as landscape architecture and design, horticulture, organic farming, viticulture and agribusiness. Students in all grade levels are encouraged to apply.» More ...
We are honored to feature the works of Stephanie Bower, international award-winning architectural illustrator, whose inspiring watercolor images challenge the traditional definition of observational drawings. Spanning landscape architecure, architecture and interior design, her research-infused images serve as meaningful learning opportunities as well as beautiful documents of her travel experiences.
Stephanie’s work is currently on display in the Carpenter Hall gallery through April 16. A sketching workshop will also take place April 18-19. See “Drawing To Learn” for more information.
For a list of Stephanie’s awards and achievements, and to preview her illustrations, please visit: www.stephaniebower.com and www.stephaniebower.blogspot.com.