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AR-Participatory-Graphic

Jul 17, 2020

From Architecture to Augmented Reality

A lack of access to information, language barriers, excessive time costs and a poor implementation of two-way communication methods are just a few of the reasons why residents across the country don’t speak up during public municipal government hearings. These reasons not only affect how communities develop and are granted resources, but they also have a direct correlation to the health and well-being of certain neighborhoods. 

Coastal Dynamics Design Lab winning submission

Jul 8, 2020

Coastal Dynamic Design Lab Wins Top Honor from NCASLA

The College of Design's Coastal Dynamics Design Lab won the NCASLA 2020 Award for its Twin Creeks project in the research category. 

Above: A new landscaping design series includes this pollinator-friendly border template.

Jul 2, 2020

New Landscaping Design Guide Features Native Coastal NC Plants

A new set of landscaping design templates is available online from the Coastal Landscapes Initiative. The 10 designs feature plants native to coastal North Carolina and are intended for anyone interested in updating their yard or garden. 

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… 

nli student spraying plants

May 5, 2020

Natural Learning Initiative Takes Education Outdoors with WolfWare Outreach

April 29, 2020  |  Lily Fandel The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) is reinventing what it means to play outside. Today’s children grow up with a number of obstacles to outdoor play, from overly structured lifestyles to state-mandated curricula that neglect the outdoors. Additionally, many outdoor play spaces overlook nature — a powerful agent in children’s healthy development. NLI, a… 

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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… 

dick bell in pullen park

Mar 20, 2020

In Memoriam: Landscape Architect Dick Bell

Landscape architect Richard C. Bell designed some of North Carolina’s iconic spaces, but none meant more to him than his alma mater’s University Plaza, more commonly known as the Brickyard. March 19, 2020 | Tim Peeler Richard C. “Dick” Bell the beloved Raleigh landscape architect responsible for NC State’s Brickyard and other open spaces around the state,… 

princeville feature story from alumni magazine

Mar 17, 2020

Andy Fox and Kofi Boone Featured in Alumni Magazine for Work in Princeville

Reclaiming Their History Princeville, N.C., has seen tough times. In recent years, hurricanes have ravaged the town, and many residents left the area. But some don’t want to give up on their home, which was the nation’s first town incorporated by African-Americans. Standing with them are NC State landscape architecture professors and students who are helping… 

Greenway trail photo by Ugne Vasyliute on Unsplash

Feb 25, 2020

The Urgency and Necessity for Greenways: Five Questions with Charles A. Flink

February 19, 2020 | Lauren Barker This post was originally published in NC State’s The Abstract.  There’s a lot of talk about the need for greenways but besides being attractive, nice areas to take a jog, how do these spaces actually benefit communities? Do they outweigh the financial cost, physical labor and political will to build them?… 

Landscape Architecture Critique with OJB

Nov 13, 2019

OJB Shares Cary Project and Connects with Landscape Architecture Students Over Park Project

The Landscape Architecture studio had a recent visit from firm OJB Landscape Architecture. Cody Klein, ASLA, Simon Beer, and Caroline Lezon, ASLA talked with students about their master plan for Cary Park, and then took an opportunity to review the students’ work on their Barwell Park project. This studio, led by Carla Delcambre and Gene…