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WSU students win national design, construction competition

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

DBIA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – A team of Washington State University students earned first place in the Design-Build Institute of America’s national student competition held Nov. 8-10 in Philadelphia. » More …

Nov. 20: Application deadline; 3 million Alaska Airlines miles available

2018 Alaska Airline mileage graphic PULLMAN, Wash. – Alaska Airlines has committed three million airline miles to WSU faculty, extension employees, graduate and undergraduate students with travel funding needs as part of the company’s three-year sponsorship of WSU’s Imagine Tomorrow program. » More …

High-efficiency building bloopers revealed through occupant studies

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

air vent with cover over itPULLMAN, Wash. – Many researchers know that new high-efficiency buildings don’t typically get used as intended. The numbers don’t add up, and occupants can easily waste energy if they do not understand how to use the building. » More …

Nov. 8-17: Homeless shelter designs featured at exhibit

homeless shelter paper modelBy Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s School of Design and Construction will hold an exhibition featuring student designs for portable homeless shelters, as well as a full-scale version that they built. » More …

3 million Alaska Airlines travel miles available to students, faculty, staff

Imagine Tomorrow bannerPULLMAN, Wash. – Alaska Airlines has committed three million airline miles to WSU faculty, graduate and undergraduate students as part of the company’s three-year sponsorship of WSU’s Imagine Tomorrow program. » More …

Sept 1: Pullman’s hidden waterway revealed by landscape architecture students

By Brett Staav, College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Pullman is a water city, yet much of that water remains out of the consciousness of most residents. » More …

Pullman volunteers needed to build solar powered house

wsu energy house modelPULLMAN, Wash. – EnCity, a team of Washington State University students, is seeking volunteers from alumni, friends and the community to help complete construction of a solar powered house in time for a national competition. » More …

Kessler named interim director of School of Design and Construction

Gregory Kessler, WSU PULLMAN, Wash. – Gregory Kessler, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects,  has been named as the interim director of the School of Design and Construction, effective May 15. » More …

WSU students design for sea-level rise, flooding, drought

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture communications

SanFrancisco sea level chart PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students will present their ideas for mitigating sea level rise to San Francisco Public Works 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in Carpenter 312 on the Pullman campus. » More …