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WSU students win national design, construction competition
November 17, 2017

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.

WSU students design for sea-level rise, flooding, drought
May 2, 2017

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.

Dec. 9: Students to show designs for Coeur d’Alene Tribe site
December 6, 2016

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PLUMMER, Idaho – Landscape architecture designs highlighting the heritage and future of the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe will be presented to the public 2-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the tribe’s Wellness Center, Conference Room B, by students from Washington State University.

Nov. 3: Free talk about urban redesign, water management
November 3, 2016

peg-staeheliPULLMAN, Wash. – Seattle landscape architect Peg Staeheli will discuss her projects to retrofit urban areas for livability and sustainability – in particular water use and stormwater implications – at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Goertzen Hall 21.

Seniors envision healthier future for Puyallup watershed
May 5, 2016

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By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

GIG HARBOR, Wash. – If you want a diverse education in ecology, psychology, history, art, design, computer graphics, problem solving and policy, not to mention public speaking, a degree in landscape architecture from the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University is just the ticket.

Dec. 11: WSU students to present University District designs
December 9, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

SPOKANE, Wash. – Job growth, parks and plazas, “smart” stormwater systems and alternative transportation are some of the ideas for improving Spokane’s University District and nearby neighborhoods that will be presented to the public at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at the Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main St.

Design students bridge disparate Spokane neighborhoods
October 21, 2015

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By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

SPOKANE, Wash. – On one side of a knot of overpasses and railroads is Spokane’s thriving University District. On the other is the East Central neighborhood, where 63 percent of residents live at or below the poverty line and fewer than one in three own their homes.

Oct. 23: Students present Smart City Spokane designs
October 19, 2015

u-districtSPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University students will make public presentations of their mid-term smart technology designs for the future of the university district at 2-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the WSU Spokane South Campus Facility Court, 410 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Oct. 16: Open house, exhibit honor landscape pioneer, alum
October 15, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Tom-Berger-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Blending of the natural and urban worlds was pioneered by landscape architect Tom Berger at schools and universities, flagship stores, offices and parks across the Pacific Northwest.