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Author: Christine Klocke

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. 

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. 

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. 

Triangle Modern Architecture by Victoria Ballard Bell

Sep 3, 2020

Triangle Modern Architecture Features College of Design’s Influence on Local Architecture

Victoria Ballard Bell's new book features a comprehesive look at modern architecture in the Triangle, including many alumni and faculty from the College of Design. 

Leazar Hall

Sep 1, 2020

Dean’s Charge to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Subcommittee

Dean Mark Hoversten has charged the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion subcommittee with important work in tackling antiracism within our curriculum, providing positive role models in the college, and providing all students with access to the College of Design. 

College of Design Brooks Hall plaque

Aug 31, 2020

Update on Facilities Access and Resources in the College of Design

Dear College of Design Students, I am reaching out today to make you aware of the resources available to you during the transition to online learning. The changes we face can be alarming, but we’re all in this together. Our goals during the COVID-19 pandemic are twofold: maintaining the quality of a design education while…