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From the Desk of Dean Mark Hoversten

We will continue to share the latest updates from the dean on the page below.

The most recent message provides important dates for the remainder of the fall semester.

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Mark Hoversten

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Landscape architecture, but on a Friday. ✊🐺 Landscape architecture, but on a Friday. ✊🐺

Landscape architecture, but on a Friday. ✊🐺 ...

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If you find yourself looking for some autumn readi If you find yourself looking for some autumn reading, you might want to check out the November issue of @ourstatemag featuring one very special museum in Princeville, N.C. built by CoD Design + Build students 🍂📕🐺

If you find yourself looking for some autumn reading, you might want to check out the November issue of @ourstatemag featuring one very special museum in Princeville, N.C. built by CoD Design + Build students 🍂📕🐺 ...

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These bricks will always lead you to somewhere goo These bricks will always lead you to somewhere good 🍃🍂🐺

#ncstateoncampus

These bricks will always lead you to somewhere good 🍃🍂🐺

#ncstateoncampus
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Halfway through the week! What are y’all designi Halfway through the week! What are y’all designing?

Halfway through the week! What are y’all designing? ...

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In the Name of Freedom: Freedom Park, designed by In the Name of Freedom: Freedom Park, designed by late alumnus Phil Freelon, is expected to open in 2022.

The park honors the voices and experiences of African Americans in North Carolina’s history while celebrating the importance of freedom to all people no matter their background. It will take shape on an acre of land at the corner of Wilmington and Lane streets, not far from the General Assembly building.

When the park opens, visitors will be able to explore five pathways lined with walls bearing quotes from notable figures such as author and slave Harriet Jacobs and activist Pauli Murray. 

A tall monument called the Beacon of Freedom will stand at the intersection of the pathways. Seating areas will be scattered throughout the park, and there are plans for a grassy area where people can gather. An online-based curriculum, developed in partnership with the Department of Public Instruction, will help teachers integrate school trips to the park into lesson plans.

Read more about the park, its meaning and its design - link in bio

In the Name of Freedom: Freedom Park, designed by late alumnus Phil Freelon, is expected to open in 2022.

The park honors the voices and experiences of African Americans in North Carolina’s history while celebrating the importance of freedom to all people no matter their background. It will take shape on an acre of land at the corner of Wilmington and Lane streets, not far from the General Assembly building.

When the park opens, visitors will be able to explore five pathways lined with walls bearing quotes from notable figures such as author and slave Harriet Jacobs and activist Pauli Murray.

A tall monument called the Beacon of Freedom will stand at the intersection of the pathways. Seating areas will be scattered throughout the park, and there are plans for a grassy area where people can gather. An online-based curriculum, developed in partnership with the Department of Public Instruction, will help teachers integrate school trips to the park into lesson plans.

Read more about the park, its meaning and its design - link in bio
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Our Industrial Design program is getting a home! Our Industrial Design program is getting a home!

Over the past 40 years, the program at NC State has grown into one of the highest-ranked ID programs in the U.S. Its graduates go on to be designers at companies like IBM, Adidas, and Under Armour. 

With the help of alumni-owned architecture firm @tonic_design, the program will be renovating and moving into a 15,000 square foot space, occupying the entire first floor of the well-constructed, light-filled building located at 111 Lampe Drive. 

Once complete, Industrial Design will have dedicated access to undergraduate and graduate studios, a conference room, critique room, classroom, maker space, computer lab, research lab, faculty offices, computer classroom, and a common space.

Learn more about the new space at the link in our bio!

Our Industrial Design program is getting a home!

Over the past 40 years, the program at NC State has grown into one of the highest-ranked ID programs in the U.S. Its graduates go on to be designers at companies like IBM, Adidas, and Under Armour.

With the help of alumni-owned architecture firm @tonic_design, the program will be renovating and moving into a 15,000 square foot space, occupying the entire first floor of the well-constructed, light-filled building located at 111 Lampe Drive.

Once complete, Industrial Design will have dedicated access to undergraduate and graduate studios, a conference room, critique room, classroom, maker space, computer lab, research lab, faculty offices, computer classroom, and a common space.

Learn more about the new space at the link in our bio!
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What do you love most about architecture? One of What do you love most about architecture? 

One of the things we love most is the impact one can make when equipped with nothing but a pencil and a palm-sized piece of paper. #WorldArchitectureDay

What do you love most about architecture?

One of the things we love most is the impact one can make when equipped with nothing but a pencil and a palm-sized piece of paper. #WorldArchitectureDay
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