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Project 40

Sep 15, 2021

What if 40% of the Triangle’s food came from regional NC sources by the year 2040?

Design Alum Erin White [M.Arch. ‘11] talks about Community Food Lab, food insecurity and his experience working to design vibrant and resilient food systems. His work with Project 40 in the NC State Institute for Emerging Issues blog, answering the question of “What if 40% of the Triangle’s food came from regional NC sources by the year 2040?” 

Sep 9, 2021

College of Design Secures First Distinguished Professorship with Support from the Goodnights

The College of Design has named Wayne Place as its inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Architecture. The professorship was made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight. Place has been at NC State’s College of Design since 1986 and was essential in helping the College of Design develop a… 

Rome - Colosseum

Mar 23, 2021

Students virtually explore Rome through new lecture series

The College of Design recently received a generous donation to fund a new study abroad experience in Rome, Italy for spring 2021. While finalizing the details last year, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to increase in severity, ultimately putting a stop to the in-person experience. But that setback ended up setting up the college for a virtual experience that brought increased accessibility to all. 

Professor Tom Barrie

Mar 1, 2021

Thomas Barrie Elevated to FAIA, Bringing College of Design up to Five

Thomas Barrie, FAIA, DPACSA, professor of architecture and director of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Initiative, has been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. 

Burak Erdim with Book Cover

Feb 22, 2021

Q&A with Burak Erdim on his new book, Landed Internationals

Professor Burak Erdim recently released a new book, Landed Internationals, and discusses it in this Q&A. 

Katherine Peele

Jan 21, 2021

Q&A with Katherine Peele: Why I Give

Katherine currently serves as the president of the College of Design Leaders Council, and is an alumna of the college. She and her husband Rick recently created a scholarship endowment to help design students focus on their studies, rather than their finances. 

Dec 23, 2020

Master of Architecture Program Recognized for Excellence in Assessment

The Master of Architecture program has been selected as an inaugural honoree for NC State’s Excellence in Assessment awards, given by the NC State Graduate School. 

AIANC Design Awards

Nov 4, 2020

Alumni, Faculty and Lecturers Win AIA NC Design and Chapter Awards

Over 100 projects were submitted to this year’s program and 21 were awarded. Of those awarded, many had team members who are alumni of NC State’s College of Design. 

Duke, NC State and Five NC Counties Partner to Fight COVID

Nov 4, 2020

Duke University, NC State College of Design, and five NC counties partner to use behavioral science and design to improve county COVID responses

The Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University has partnered with the NC State College of Design and five North Carolina counties to form a multidisciplinary collaboration aiming to use behavioral science and design to improve county COVID responses. 

10 finalists for 3MT

Oct 19, 2020

Virtual Three Minute Thesis Finalists

Ten graduate students will compete Dec. 2 in NC State’s first virtual Three Minute Thesis competition. 

Susan Toplikar

Oct 14, 2020

Remembering Susan Toplikar

Susan taught, trained, and mentored rising artists, designers, and architects for over 30 years at the College of Design at NC State University. In addition to teaching, Susan maintained a rigorous studio presence. She was very prolific, creating works in the studio when she wasn’t in the classroom, and completed an astonishing body of work. 

people in hard hats with shovels

Oct 8, 2020

In the Name of Freedom

Professor Victoria Gallagher and student diversity coordinator Joe Johnson are on the board of directors for the new Freedom Park planned for downtown Raleigh. 

Winning student entry from the Sigmon Memorial Masonry Design Project

Oct 7, 2020

Architecture Students Compete in Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Design Competition

The student team of Grace Polo-Wood, Ben Stradling, Myiam Nestor, and Taylor Ligon have won the Annual NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Design Competition at North Carolina State University. The 2020 competition marks its twentieth year at NC State, sponsored by the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association (NCMA). 

Brooks Hall

Oct 2, 2020

Important Academic Calendar Updates

Upcoming and important dates for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester include the drop deadline, spring enrollment, and the S/U grading option. 

Lampe Drive studio space

Oct 2, 2020

Finally, a Home: Industrial Design Program to Get Dedicated Space

The College of Design Industrial Design Program will get a new home after 40 years, moving into the first floor of 111 Lampe Drive. 

Longleaf Pine Conservation Project

Sep 22, 2020

New Name, Continued Direction: Landscape Architecture’s Name Change Reflects Continued Work with Communities

“This change better aligns our department with both our curriculum offerings and the work our faculty have been doing, both researched-based and in the community, over the last several years” said Meg Calkins, department head of landscape architecture and environmental planning. 

2020 AIA SAR Award Winners

Sep 16, 2020

Architecture Students Sweep 2020 Design Awards

Students from the College of Design won three out of four awards from the AIA South Atlantic Region Aspire 2020 Design Awards. 

Princeville-Museum-Design-Build

Sep 9, 2020

The Henry W. and Lorene R. Johnston Design + Build Program

This story originally appeared in the Spring 2020 issue of Designlife Magazine.  A Foundation on Wheels Some may imagine architecture students as a roomful of students drafting high-concept designs on oversized sketchbooks. Maybe a few diligent hands in a basement, gluing together toothpicks in the shape of a building. Now, thanks to the Henry W. and… 

jemima-liteli-portrait

Sep 7, 2020

Switching Back the Code: A Q&A with Jemima Liteli

Jemima Liteli is a junior studying graphic design at NC State. Attending predominantly white institutions (PWIs) for the majority of her life has caused her to feel the otherness, isolation and disconnection that other BIPOC students often feel. When she first came to the College of Design, Jemima found it hard to break the habits of… 

Peatland: Strategies for Restoration, Design, and Planning of North Carolina Peatlands, authored by Madalyn Baldwin (MLA 2019)

Sep 4, 2020

Exploring Coastal Conservation: Students and Faculty Win ASLA Awards to Preserve NC

Three submissions were selected for Honor Awards as part of the 2020 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Professional and Student Awards.