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Just another top-tier study spot at the COD ❤️

Just another top-tier study spot at the COD ❤️ ...

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Assistant Professor of the Practice Robin Vuchnich designed an immersive animated experience for @harvardmuseum using the legacy of Henry David Thoreau to highlight the profound loss of plant species to human-caused climate change. 🌻

"In Search of Thoreau’s Flowers: An Exploration of Change and Loss" is an immersive multidisciplinary experience that marries art and science through a modern artistic interpretation of Thoreau’s preserved plants. 

The exhibition invites visitors to experience emotionally resonant connections to the profound loss of natural diversity caused by human-induced climate change. The exhibition urges us to ask, “What do Thoreau’s findings tell us about what plants are winning, and what plants are losing, in the face of climate change today?”

Read the full story about the exhibit in our bio.

Assistant Professor of the Practice Robin Vuchnich designed an immersive animated experience for @harvardmuseum using the legacy of Henry David Thoreau to highlight the profound loss of plant species to human-caused climate change. 🌻

"In Search of Thoreau’s Flowers: An Exploration of Change and Loss" is an immersive multidisciplinary experience that marries art and science through a modern artistic interpretation of Thoreau’s preserved plants.

The exhibition invites visitors to experience emotionally resonant connections to the profound loss of natural diversity caused by human-induced climate change. The exhibition urges us to ask, “What do Thoreau’s findings tell us about what plants are winning, and what plants are losing, in the face of climate change today?”

Read the full story about the exhibit in our bio.
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If you're a new student, then the first days of college can be just as scary as they are exciting. Don't worry - we've got your back. 💪🐺

Visit the link in our bio to access resources, academic + community calendars, FAQs and up-to-date contact information for our student services team. Our staff and faculty are here to help you navigate our campus and your academic career at every stage.

We're so excited to have you here, and we can't wait to see what you design this semester!

If you're a new student, then the first days of college can be just as scary as they are exciting. Don't worry - we've got your back. 💪🐺

Visit the link in our bio to access resources, academic + community calendars, FAQs and up-to-date contact information for our student services team. Our staff and faculty are here to help you navigate our campus and your academic career at every stage.

We're so excited to have you here, and we can't wait to see what you design this semester!
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Professor Burak Erdim’s book, “Landed Internationals: Planning Cultures, the Academy, and the Making of the Modern Middle East” recently received special mention for the International Planning History Society (IPHS) first book prize. 📚🎖️

The First Book Prize is for the most innovative book in planning history, written in English and based on original new research. Books must have been published in the previous two calendar years to the IPHS international conference. 

In a Q&A about the book, Erdim describes how the project completely transformed the way he understands architectural education and practice. “When I was an architecture student, I was taught that architects, landscape architects, and designers shape our world,” he says. 

“However, if we dig a little deeper into what architecture and planning projects are, we see a much broader international supply chain made up of an economic and bureaucratic network of finance structures, corporations, politicians, developers, interest groups, lawyers and policymakers.”

Burak Erdim teaches lecture and seminar courses on the history of modernity, modern architecture, and urbanism as well as graduate and undergraduate studios. He is also the coordinator of the Graduate Concentration in the History and Theory of Architecture. His research examines the operations of transnational networks of housing and planning during the twentieth century within contexts of decolonization, national liberation, and globalization, as well as in relation to discourses and political economies of development.

Read the full Q&A with Erdim in our bio.

Professor Burak Erdim’s book, “Landed Internationals: Planning Cultures, the Academy, and the Making of the Modern Middle East” recently received special mention for the International Planning History Society (IPHS) first book prize. 📚🎖️

The First Book Prize is for the most innovative book in planning history, written in English and based on original new research. Books must have been published in the previous two calendar years to the IPHS international conference.

In a Q&A about the book, Erdim describes how the project completely transformed the way he understands architectural education and practice. “When I was an architecture student, I was taught that architects, landscape architects, and designers shape our world,” he says.

“However, if we dig a little deeper into what architecture and planning projects are, we see a much broader international supply chain made up of an economic and bureaucratic network of finance structures, corporations, politicians, developers, interest groups, lawyers and policymakers.”

Burak Erdim teaches lecture and seminar courses on the history of modernity, modern architecture, and urbanism as well as graduate and undergraduate studios. He is also the coordinator of the Graduate Concentration in the History and Theory of Architecture. His research examines the operations of transnational networks of housing and planning during the twentieth century within contexts of decolonization, national liberation, and globalization, as well as in relation to discourses and political economies of development.

Read the full Q&A with Erdim in our bio.
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Join the College of Design on September 15th and 16th for the Community Growth and Development Conference!

Placemaking matters. There is a desire to ensure that the places we design and build are welcoming and inclusive. Communities have been challenged to remain viable, safe, and economically vibrant. There is an increasing concern for the health of our planet’s complex ecosystems. The pandemic has added further emphasis to the interconnectedness of nature and human health.

The Fall 2022 conference will offer ideas for how individuals, companies, local governments and other institutional partners can work together to address and resolve the challenges of today and tomorrow.

This event is open to those who have historically partnered with the College of Design and those who work in a broader range of disciplines.

If you are involved in STEM industries, economic and real estate development, travel and tourism, community organization, transportation, and issues surrounding affordable housing and gentrification, then your voice will be a welcome addition to the conference.
We strongly encourage elected officials to attend and will offer CEU’s to architects and landscape architects.

View the full schedule of events, and register for the Fall 2022 Conference on the event webpage in our bio.

Join the College of Design on September 15th and 16th for the Community Growth and Development Conference!

Placemaking matters. There is a desire to ensure that the places we design and build are welcoming and inclusive. Communities have been challenged to remain viable, safe, and economically vibrant. There is an increasing concern for the health of our planet’s complex ecosystems. The pandemic has added further emphasis to the interconnectedness of nature and human health.

The Fall 2022 conference will offer ideas for how individuals, companies, local governments and other institutional partners can work together to address and resolve the challenges of today and tomorrow.

This event is open to those who have historically partnered with the College of Design and those who work in a broader range of disciplines.

If you are involved in STEM industries, economic and real estate development, travel and tourism, community organization, transportation, and issues surrounding affordable housing and gentrification, then your voice will be a welcome addition to the conference.
We strongly encourage elected officials to attend and will offer CEU’s to architects and landscape architects.

View the full schedule of events, and register for the Fall 2022 Conference on the event webpage in our bio.
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Less than one month until FDOC. Designers, are you ready? 🤘🐺

Less than one month until FDOC. Designers, are you ready? 🤘🐺 ...

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Sunny side up ⛅️🐺

Sunny side up ⛅️🐺 ...

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FREE HOWLING COW ICE CREAM!!! 🍦👀

Now that we have your attention, be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming Student Organization Fair + Ice Cream Social! 

Meet the student communities around campus and get to know the student services team. Also, enjoy some of the greatest ice cream on earth (with toppings) from @ncstatehowlingcow. 🐄🐺

FREE HOWLING COW ICE CREAM!!! 🍦👀

Now that we have your attention, be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming Student Organization Fair + Ice Cream Social!

Meet the student communities around campus and get to know the student services team. Also, enjoy some of the greatest ice cream on earth (with toppings) from @ncstatehowlingcow. 🐄🐺
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The COD, but make it Rivendell.

We ran our campus through an AI art generator and this is the result. 🤖🎨 

How do you feel about artificially generated art? What sorts of emotions does a piece like this evoke? Do you consider this a true piece of art or something else?

Tell us about your creative AI philosophy.👇👇👇

The COD, but make it Rivendell.

We ran our campus through an AI art generator and this is the result. 🤖🎨

How do you feel about artificially generated art? What sorts of emotions does a piece like this evoke? Do you consider this a true piece of art or something else?

Tell us about your creative AI philosophy.👇👇👇
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Summer is just like that 🐺❤️

Summer is just like that 🐺❤️ ...

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Art2Wear runway

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