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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 …

Students design foldable, affordable homeless shelter

wsu design team and homeless shelter
WSU homeless shelter design team

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Architecture and Engineering

PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU architecture student team has designed a shelter that they hope might someday improve the lives of homeless people. » More …

Students take top awards in construction management

PULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University student teams placed second and one claimed third in the recent Associated Schools of Construction competition, the largest construction management contest in the U.S. » More …

Jan. 27-29: Helping neighborhoods adapt to climate change

SAN FRANCISCO – Five public, community workshops to help some San Francisco neighborhoods adapt to sea level rising, flooding and drought will be hosted by the Washington State University Adaptive Water Urbanism Initiative Jan. 27-29. » More …

Makerspace gives students a chance to do-it-yourself

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Micah Peyron wanted a longboard skateboard. But, instead of buying one, she made it. » More …

Design, construction students claim national honor

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of Washington State University construction management students recently earned second place in the Design-Build Institute of America’s national student competition in Las Vegas. Thirty-one teams from 23 universities participated. » More …