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NC State Creatives - Harish Palani

Oct 7, 2021

NC State Creatives: Harish Palani

Why can't plastic be art? Harish Palani is a graduate student at the School of Architecture, and he is driven to reduce plastic waste by any means possible. 

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?” 

Wayne Place

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… 

Arena, grandstand, and racetrack, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh. Drawing by Matthew Nowicki, from the Special Collections Research Center, NC State University; Racetrack and observation building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh. Drawing by Matthew Nowicki, from the Special Collections Research Center, NC State University.

Aug 17, 2021

Exploring the Incomplete: Built/Unbuilt issue of Southern Cultures

Burak Erdim served as the guest editor of the summer 2021 issue of Southern Cultures, Built/Unbuilt. Erdim, a native of Izmir, Turkey who grew up in Oxford, Mississippi, has always been fascinated by the definitions of the American South, and explores the concept throughout his scholarly and academic work. 

ever-upward-stacy-utley-render

Jul 30, 2021

J. Stacy Utley: It’s Not About the Artist

It was while working on a mural when J. Stacy Utley was approached by a facilities staff member who recommended he attend Design Camp. Now, he's creating a landmark celebrating Charlotte's historically Black West End neighborhood. 

Three Precast Concrete Panels

Jul 26, 2021

Why Can’t we be Friends? Cementing the Relationship Between Architects and Engineers

Upon returning to campus this year, you may notice a few new features standing by the south walls of Kamphoefner. While these sculptures might look purely decorative, they are actually the result of a lesson in structure, durability and cooperation between disciplines. The ARC 503 studio is taught by Associate Professor of Architecture Dana Gulling,… 

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’s Carter-Finley football stadium, passed away at the age of 95 on April 8, 2021, at his home in Chapel Hill, NC. 

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.