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Cover Sheet for Jillian Ford Forward Justice Center

Jun 14, 2021

Forward Justice: Architecture Students Present Designs for New Triangle Site

Architecture students were asked to design a new home for the Triangle's Forward Justice Center as their final project before the summer began. The organization's local office is currently a rental space; however, they now hope to find a permanent home to service over 2 million residents within the region. 

Apr 15, 2021

Charles Kahn, Carter-Finley Stadium Architect, Passes Away

Charles H. Kahn, FAIA, one of the original architects and engineers for NC State‚Äôs Carter-Finley football stadium, passed away at the age of 95 on April 8, 2021, at his home in Chapel Hill, NC. 

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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. 

Al and Parker Platt

Feb 10, 2021

Al Platt Passes Torch to Son Parker as Next Leader of PLATT

This article is republished with permission from PLATT. Al Platt [M.Arch '75] and son Parker Platt [B.Arch. '99] are alumni of the School of Architecture at the NC State College of Design. Together, they operate PLATT, an architecture, construction, and interior design firm located in Brevard, NC. 

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Feb 8, 2021

College of Design to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The College of Design will receive a $40,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its work with the Governor Morehead School for the Blind (GMS). 

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. 

excellence in assessment award for architecture

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. 

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Dec 16, 2020

Three Students Receive the Shawcroft Drawing Prize

The Brian Shawcroft Prize is awarded every year to an architecture student nominated by a faculty member for her/his excellent hand drawing skills.