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traffic sign almost completely submerged by flood waters

Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

Aerial view of the Brickyard and the block S in the bricks.

Mar 19, 2020

In Memoriam: Landscape Architect Dick Bell

Landscape architect Richard C. Bell designed some of North Carolina’s iconic spaces, but none meant more to him than his alma mater’s University Plaza, more commonly known as the Brickyard. 

Greenway

Feb 19, 2020

The Urgency and Necessity for Greenways: 5 Questions With Charles A. Flink

There’s a lot of talk about the need for greenways but besides being attractive, nice areas to take a jog, how do these spaces actually benefit communities? Do they outweigh the financial cost, physical labor and political will to build them?  Charles A. Flink is a professor of practice in landscape architecture at NC State University… 

Historic marker noting the founding of Princeville as Liberty Hill in 1865.

Dec 11, 2018

Storm Warnings

In the wake of increasingly frequent and violent Atlantic hurricanes, NC State faculty and students race to help rural, flood-prone communities in eastern North Carolina recover and rebuild, physically and economically. And they call on public officials to recognize the growing threat to the region. 

Apr 20, 2017

Exploratory Grants Generate Solutions

Faculty and staff can consider applying for a DELTA exploratory grant. Deadline for all DELTA grant applications is May 5. 

Oct 15, 2015

Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library

Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015. 

Sep 6, 2012

New Rain Garden Set for Unveiling

The Lee Hall Rain Garden will be unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The garden showcases the work of four students from the College of Design. 

Apr 25, 2012

Green Project Grows

Students put the finishing touches on Phase II of an ambitious project to convert the area between two residence halls into a green oasis. See the results. 

Mar 26, 2012

Spring Showstoppers

Nothing says spring like vibrant redbuds and snowy dogwood. Our friends at the Natural Learning Initiative share fun facts about these beloved plants and the NC State scientists working to make them even better. 

Mar 20, 2012

Design Faculty Connect Kids with Nature

Two design faculty members have won a team award for helping children connect with the natural world. 

Sep 15, 2011

Students build landscape legacy

NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus. 

Aug 10, 2011

Students Create Green Oasis

Students show off their green thumbs during a summer design/build studio to renovate the space between two residence halls. 

May 9, 2011

Honors Rain Down on Project

A summer design-build project in the College of Design that transformed the area behind Syme Residence Hall into an eco-friendly rain garden won two significant awards recently. 

Aug 3, 2010

Grassroots Education

Landscape architecture students worked all summer to transform the "squishy nasty" grounds behind Syme Hall into a functioning rain garden. See how they did it. 

Jun 1, 2010

No Fear

Although no university had ever won the Urban Land Institute's national design competition on its first attempt, a team of grad students fielded by NC State had ideas of doing just that. And when the dust settled, the quintet's family-centered plan earned top honors, rising above 116 entries - including those from Ivy-League heavyweights Penn and Harvard.