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SCPN Spotlight Kofi Boone

Feb 24, 2021

SCPN Spotlight: Kofi Boone

Kofi Boone was recently featured by the State Climate Policy Network on the Importance of Community-Led Design in Creating Just and Livable Cities. All across the country, members of the State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. 

Duke, NC State and Five NC Counties Partner to Fight COVID

Nov 4, 2020

Duke University, NC State College of Design, and five NC counties partner to use behavioral science and design to improve county COVID responses

The Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University has partnered with the NC State College of Design and five North Carolina counties to form a multidisciplinary collaboration aiming to use behavioral science and design to improve county COVID responses. 

traffic sign almost completely submerged by flood waters

Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect how people move and where people live. Coastal communities, home to approximately 40% of the U.S. population, face the prospect of continuing sea level rise. Inland areas are not immune, faced as they are with the potential for flooding rivers and the prospect of wetter, slower-moving storms like hurricanes Harvey and Florence. Melting permafrost and increasingly intense wildfires pose challenges for communities from Alaska to Australia. 

Joe Moore, manager of Zebulon, NC

Jul 13, 2020

DDes Student Puts Research into Practice as Town Manager

As a student practitioner in the DDes program, Moore gets to explore ways in which the town has the capacity and the capability to change as new residents and new economic decisions come into play. 

Under Armour produces masks

Apr 14, 2020

Alumna Maggie Snoke Designs Masks for Under Armour

For Maggie Snoke, design thinking wasn’t just a product of her time in school. As a successful designer on the apparel innovation team for Under Armour, she and a team of designers brainstormed ways to support healthcare workers with masks, gowns, and supply kits. 

princeville feature story from alumni magazine

Mar 17, 2020

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

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 the community chart a path to its future.