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Feb 10, 2017

DesignWeek: the Windsor, NC Experience

Following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew, a team of students addressed not only flooding issues but concepts to grow the local economy and provide amenities to all community members equally in Windsor, NC.

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Feb 10, 2017

DesignWeek | Retrospective of Greenville, NC

Following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew, a team of students focused on solutions and discussed a few of the many complexities swirling around flood-prone areas of Greenville, NC.

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Dec 5, 2016

Sustainability in Our Urban Habitats: The Habitat III Conference

NC State Design alumni Rodney Swink FASLA, PLA attended the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador where attendees adopted the New Urban Agenda (NUA): a document proposing actions for how to continue sustainable urban growth.


Nov 30, 2016

Associate Professor Kofi Boone Named 2016-2017 University Faculty Scholar

Please join NC State Design in congratulating Associate Professor Kofi Boone, ASLA, for being named as a University Faculty Scholar. Kofi is one of 22 faculty members at NC State receiving this recognition in 2016-2017.


Oct 24, 2016

Making Connections Between the LAR Archive and the College of Design

Faculty and students are working in collaboration with NCSU Libraries to identify opportunities to connect the Landscape Architecture archive to specific class projects and to scholarly research.

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Sep 6, 2016

Sir Walter Raleigh Award: Public Service

Two NCSU faculty and their students are the recipients of a Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance in Public Service. These awards recognize contributions to the aesthetics, character, and environmental appearance of Raleigh.


Sep 2, 2016

Department of Landscape Architecture Receives LAAB Reaccreditation

The Department of Landscape Architecture here at the NC State Design just received final reaccreditation status from the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) for the First Professional Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) program! The reaccreditation team that visited in Feburary 2016 found that the program meets and/or exceeds all LAAB accreditation standards.

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Jul 27, 2016

500-Mile Pilgrimage

El Camino de Santiago, a student’s 500-mile pilgrimage to the acclaimed cathedral and resting place of St. James made possible through the Noble McDuffie Study Abroad Scholarship; reflections of architecture,…


Jun 17, 2016

Sonika Rawal: The Impact of Urban Park Design on Recovery from Stress

Sonika Rawal, a PhD in Design student, successfully defended her dissertation which took an interdisciplinary focus through Design and Natural Resources. Click the article link to read her dissertation abstract.

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Jun 16, 2016

Presentations by PhD Candidates from College of Design at the EAAE-ARCC

Ozlem Demir, a PhD in Design candidate, co-authored two papers with NC State Design faculty which she presented at the EAAE/ARCC International Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The EAAE/ARCC Conferences began at the NC State Design in 1998, and is now held every two years in a different location around the world.

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May 13, 2016

Gene Bressler, FASLA Receives President’s Council Award

Congratulations to NC State Design’s own Professor Gene Bressler, Head of the Department of Landscape Architecture, for his recognition by NCASLA with the prestigious 2016 President’s Council Award.

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May 6, 2016

Dr. Mark Hoversten Named Dean of NC State’s College of Design

NC State Design is in the hands of a new dean. Provost Warwick Arden announced that Dr. Mark Hoversten will assume the leadership position for the College of Design.

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Mar 31, 2016

Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Robin Moore

NC State Design is pleased to announce that the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Robin Moore, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Director of the Natural Learning Initiative.

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Mar 28, 2016

2016 CELA Excellence in Teaching Award

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Andy Fox, ASLA, PLA has been recognized by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award, Junior Level. The CELA awards program honors educators who dedicate themselves to higher education in the field of landscape architecture.


Jan 22, 2016

Making the Future Brighter!

Giving back to the Pack has led to new opportunities for a brighter future. Rodney Swink and Juanita Shearer-Swink have created an endowment to provide unrestricted funding for under-represented students pursuing a master’s level degree or higher in Landscape Architecture.

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Jan 22, 2016

Chuck and Marjorie Flink: Influence for the Future of Landscape Architecture

One thing about Chuck Flink’s contributions to his profession in landscape architecture is certain: the path to the future looks bright. 

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Dec 15, 2014

Power to the Storytellers

A multidisciplinary team, including faculty from NC State Design, co-created with South Park East Raleigh Neighborhood Association diverse strategies for documenting and sharing community history in effort to inform how Raleigh interprets its past and shapes its future.


Aug 28, 2014

The Natural Learning Initiative Celebrates 15-Years of Action Research

Designing life into the spaces used by children and families is the goal of the Natural Learning Initiative, which is celebrating its 15th year of action research.


Jul 21, 2014

Blazing NEW Trails

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kofi Boone helps Raleigh-Durham residents reclaim the American Tobacco Trail as a safe and beautiful retreat. Using public interest design and sustainable practices, Boone is looking at ways to improve the life qualities of the area and beyond. NC State College of Design