Faculty and College notes – August 2012
Graphic Design Professors Meredith Davis and Denise Gonzales Crisp have two new publications coming out this fall 2012 in a new series “Graphic Design in Context” published by Thames & Hudson. Stay tuned for more information regarding these new publications, it’ll be a must-have.
Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Andy Fox invites you to the ribbon cutting of the Lee Hall Rain Garden which is nearing completion on September 13 from 2-3 p.m. behind the Lee Residence Hall on West Campus. Designed by four landscape architecture students under the guidance of professor Fox in his Design Build landscape architecture course, the project was managed by University Housing and completed by the University’s Landscape Construction Services. Join professor Fox and students for the ribbon cutting as University Housing wants to recognize the accomplishments of the four exceptional students.
Join Dr. Traci Rose-Rider, director of the Downtown Design Studio, for a meet-and-greet book signing for her new publication “Understanding Green Building Materials” on September First Friday (September 7, 2012) as part of the USGBC Triangle Chapter meeting at their offices in downtown Raleigh. For more information on the event and to register visit: http://www.triangleusgbc.org/events/event/473-first-friday-raleigh-understanding-green-building-materials
Recently retired Art + Design professor emeritus Vita Plume will be returning to NC State for the closing of her joint exhibition “In Response” at the Gregg Museum with Ann Roth. Come out to the reception on September 6, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the Gregg. For more information about the exhibition visit: http://www.ncsu.edu/gregg/exhibitions.html
Professor of Architecture Tom Barrie was recently awarded an Extension, Engagement, and Economic Development Grant for his continued work with Affordable Housing in building the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Website to build a publicly-accessible knowledge base for use by affordable housing designers, providers and advocates.
Professor Robin Moore was awarded honorary member status in ASLA for his work and dedication in education and activism to the landscape architecture profession. Read more online at: http://www.asla.org/land/LandArticle.aspx?id=36274
Architecture Professor of Practice Vincent Petrarca of Tonic Design recently won an award for the George Matsumoto prize. http://residentialarchitect.com/award-winners/modernist-house-design-competition-winners.aspx Tonic Design was also featured in Dwell Magazine for their project: http://tonicdesignandconstruction.wordpress.com/2012/03/. Vincent and his partner Katherine Hogan were also featured in a residential architecture series. http://tonicdesignandconstruction.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/residential-architect-value-of-residential-architecture-video-series/
Design Camp was featured in the NC State Bulletin for their Olympic theme this year to coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympics. Read more about at: http://www.ncsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/bulletin/2012/08/design-camp/
The Natural Learning Initiative – Let the kids go wild article on Cincinnati.com