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Students design foldable, affordable homeless shelter

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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 …

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 …

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

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. » More …

Oct. 21: Faculty explore the impact of ‘place’ on research

PULLMAN, Wash. – The ways that location has determined, shaped or affected research projects will be considered in short presentations by nine Washington State University faculty members 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in the Fine Arts auditorium. » More …

Smart city living lab partnership moves forward

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University has joined with six private and public partners on a formal agreement to develop Spokane’s University District into a smart city living laboratory. » More …

Sept. 26-Oct. 13: Faculty sketches explore ‘place’

sketch-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit of drawings by Washington State University and University of Idaho faculty in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design will display diverse approaches in their disciplines to the idea of location. » More …

Sept. 28: Park service historian speaks on park roads legacy

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

tim-davis-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A National Park Service senior historian will give a free, public talk about landscape design, engineering and the American legacy of national park roads at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Cleveland Hall 30E at Washington State University as part of the Callison Distinguished Lecture series. » More …