Virtual Paul’s Cross

Virtual Paul’s Cross

Associate Professor of Architecture David Hill and his students couldn’t be happier. The Virtual Paul’s Cross Project they helped develop with Professor John Wall in the department of English has evolved far beyond the team ever imagined – generating local...
Meet Christian Holljes

Meet Christian Holljes

Ask Christian Hölljes,“who is the fastest man in the world?” and he replies, “We don’t know…he never ran.” Hölljes attests that the fastest man never ran because he never had the opportunity, permission, mentorship or the inclination to try. This same sentiment holds...
Changes in the Veterinary Industry Bring Design Challenges

Changes in the Veterinary Industry Bring Design Challenges

The role of today’s veterinarian is much broader than what the public most commonly perceives. Veterinarians are involved in far more than examining Fido’s hurt paw or Fluffy’s lethargy. Today, more and more veterinarians are needed to treat a wide range of species,...
And…make it FLOAT

And…make it FLOAT

DesignBuild architecture students develop a floating lab as an addition to a 30-acre plus piece of land called the “hub farm,” owned by Durham Public Schools, where students, teachers and the community can study agriculture and the environment. As a group of eager...
Sustainability Redesigned

Sustainability Redesigned

In the fall of 2013, Carla Davis, NC State’s Sustainability Office communications coordinator, approached the Department of Industrial Design with a request. The group had dozens of large vinyl streetlight banners, which were used in 2012 to promote the university’s...
Blazing NEW Trails

Blazing NEW Trails

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kofi Boone helps Raleigh-Durham residents reclaim the American Tobacco Trail as a safe and beautiful retreat.  Kofi Boone loves unwinding at the American Tobacco Trail [ATT]. If you’ve ever visited, you’ll know why he...