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The School of Planning, Design and Construction uniquely unites four built environment disciplines to foster synergistic learning and collaboration: Construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and urban & regional planning. Our academic programs are accredited and produce career-ready graduates. We provide our students with the opportunity to learn about and work on real-world, cross-discipline projects and activities. Our nationally recognized, world-renowned faculty cross-collaborate on pressing built environment issues, delivering timely and crucial sustainable research and outreach. Learn More
Recent MSU graduate Danielle Gerlach was presented with the Urban & Regional Planning Program’s (URP) Outstanding Senior Award.
Last month, the MSU Construction Management Program was selected by the National Academy of Sciences Airport Cooperative Research Program to conduct research on “Integrating Collaborative Partnering into Traditional Airport Construction Projects.”
On Sept. 19, 2016, interior design seniors were given details on a project to redesign a historic home on the campus of Michigan State University. This project would be unlike any other they had worked on, because the students were being called upon by MSU’s President Lou Anna K. Simon to envision a redesign of Cowles House.
SPDC Environmental design grad student Hebatalla Nazmy has big plans after selection for ESPP’s Summer Research Fellowship for Urban Environments. Her project is titled, “Residential Interior Design and its Reflection on Urban Environment.”
In 2016, 32 students from the LA Program received awards from the Michigan chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (MI ASLA), and program endowments and scholarships.