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Professor Tom Barrie

Jun 16, 2020

Opinion Piece: To fight racism, throw out neighborhood zoning laws

This article first appeared in the Raleigh News&Observer and was written by College of Design faculty member Tom Barrie. To fight racism, throw out neighborhood zoning laws that lead to segregated housing The national protests of the past weeks were powerful demands to dismantle systemic racism. The next battles must be fought in the planning… 

Black Lives Matter Black Square

Jun 9, 2020

Black Lives Matter

The College of Design continues to be saddened and angered by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others who are unjustly murdered based on the color of their skin. We cannot let this continue to happen. Furthermore, we cannot let our profession, one which is predominately white, remain silent on… 

Rj Javier

May 11, 2020

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

The College of Design is excited to celebrate the graduating class of 2020. 

project precast competition winners

Apr 28, 2020

ARC 503 Student wins Precast Concrete Competition

What might a future high school football stadium look like? That was the design competition for Project Precast 2020. Just in its second year, the competition brought college and university students together with industry mentors for three days in Fort Worth, TX, the site of PCI’s annual Precast Show. “The students had no idea what… 

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Apr 24, 2020

Design Faculty Win NC State Awards

Five College of Design faculty were recently honored with university-level awards from the chancellor, provost, and alumni association. The award winners are listed below. University Faculty Scholar Derek Ham, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Affiliated Assistant Research Professor of Architecture Derek Ham was chosen as a University Faculty Scholar for 2020. The program, established… 

Wayne Place

Apr 23, 2020

Wayne Place Wins University Top Honor

Wayne Place, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Architecture in the College of Design, is one of three honorees to receive the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. The award was named in honor of Alexander Quarles Holladay, NC State’s first professor of history and… 

Peter Batchelor

Apr 20, 2020

Peter Batchelor, Professor Emeritus, Dies at 85

The College of Design is saddened to learn of the death of Professor Emeritus Peter Batchelor, who passed away on April 15, 2020. Born in London, England, on May 22, 1934, Batchelor earned a Bachelor of Architecture (honors) from the University of British Columbia in 1960, Masters of Architecture and City Planning from the University… 

Billboard for UPVOTE

Apr 16, 2020

Voting in the 21st Century with Mobile Blockchain Technology

The voting process is a bit archaic. Standing in line during limited open hours, paper verification of your identity, and using an outdated voting machine are relics of a bygone era. Now, more than ever, there is a need to bring voting into the 21st century. A trio of students in the College of Design… 

Apr 10, 2020

Lizabeth Wardzinski: The Love for Building with Purpose

Lizabeth Wardzinski, a PhD candidate at the College of Design, has recently been awarded the Dumbarton Oaks Junior Fellowship in Urban Landscape Studies for the 2020-21 academic year. The fellowship program is widely considered a leader in fostering research in the humanities and provides substantial financial and academic resources over the course of nine months… 

LEED Lab Wins Sustainability Award

Apr 6, 2020

LEED Lab Wins 2020 Sustainability Award

The LEED Lab course, led by Traci Rose Rider, recently won an NC State Sustainability Award for 2020 in the Innovation and Impact category. Each spring Sustainability Award winners are selected for outstanding achievement in sustainability on campus, in the community or globally. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, the awards are offered by the Sustainability Council in the following…