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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. 

Apr 21, 2010

In the Big Leagues

A team of grad students fielded by NC State claimed an upset victory in the Urban Land Institute's student urban design competition, powering past two Ivy League schools in a head-to-head battle in San Diego. 

Oct 22, 2009

Faculty Work on Kinston Music Trail

College of Design faculty members developed preliminary concepts for a trail showcasing African American music heritage in Kinston, N.C. 

Aug 20, 2009

Faculty Named to Design Jury

Robin F. Abrams, AIA, ASLA, head of architecture, and Kofi Boone, assistant professor in landscape architecture, have been selected to serve on the jury panel for the Moore Square Design Competition sponsored by the city of Raleigh. 

Aug 20, 2009

Bressler Co-Authors Chapter

Landscape Architecture Department Head Gene Bressler, FASLA, co-authored a chapter titled “Oh Give Me Land, Lots of Land” in the book, Remedies for a New West: Healing Landscapes, Histories, and Cultures. 

May 26, 2009

Found in Translation

NC State professor Art Rice has traveled the world spreading the language of design, and he was only arrested once. Rice - one of the founders of the university's Prague Institute - says the field of landscape architecture will continue to grow and evolve as new challenges arise, and strongly encourages his students to make travel a part of their NC State experience and education. 

Mar 19, 2009

Rice Honored

Art Rice received the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Fellows medal.