Posted on June 20, 2017 4:44pm
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.
Posted on June 19, 2017 11:22am
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.”
Posted on June 19, 2017 10:21am
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.
Posted on June 13, 2017 1:34pm
Traverse City, MI, is the kind of success story we really like to hear about at the National Charrette Institute at MSU. . . After the training, Soyring and Sych contacted NCI seeking advice on how to create a replicable process for doing a series of corridor charrettes [for the 8th Street corridor]. They engaged NCI to teach them how to conduct a Co-Writing Intensive workshop to assess and organize the project for a Request for Proposals.
Posted on June 7, 2017 1:09pm
In May, MSU Construction Management (CM) Program faculty members Sinem Mollaoglu, PhD, and Matt Syal, PhD, were presented with Emerald Publishing’s Emerald Literati Award for Highly Commended Paper for their co-authored paper, titled “Diffusion of Green Building Guidelines as Innovation in Developing Countries.” They have also been nominated for the Outstanding Paper Award, along with their co-authors Citra Chergia and Esin Ergen from the Civil Engineering Department at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey.
Posted on June 6, 2017 4:59pm
Residents, community stakeholders, and city staff where at the Gladstone Yacht Club Monday to review and make suggestions on a proposal for the city’s north shore from educators and planners connected with Michigan State University’s Sustainable Built Environment Initiative (SBEI).
Posted on May 30, 2017 8:46am
An online modeling tool to assist with identifying potential economic development opportunities in rural communities will be developed as part of a collaborative effort led by Texas A&M AgriLife, Iowa State University and Michigan State University. . . Dr. Craig Carpenter, the principal investigator on the project, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist in College Station, is joined by Dr. Rebekka Dudensing, AgriLife Extension economist in College Station; Dr. Linda Niehm, professor in the department of apparel, events and hospitality management, Iowa State University; and Dr. Scott Loveridge, agricultural economist, Michigan State University. The project is funded by one of 47 grants totaling $17.5 million recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.
Posted on May 25, 2017 5:13pm
The MSU National Charrette Institute is hosting a training on NCI Charrettes + Design Thinking Jun. 26-28, 2017, at Wasserstein Hall on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Registration is available online. Space is still available, so be sure to reserve your seat today!
Posted on May 25, 2017 4:22pm
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction has invited special guest lecturer, Henry Cisneros, the former United States Secretary of Housing and Development, to speak at Michigan State University. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. During his lecture, Cisneros will discuss “Cities and the Economy, Smart Growth and Sustainability, and American Latinos and the Nation’s Future.”
Posted on May 16, 2017 3:00pm
The National Charrette Institute (NCI) at Michigan State University has launched an online opportunity for its popular NCI Charrette System certificate training program. As the charrette process becomes more popular across the country, community and planning professionals are increasingly looking for options outside of classroom trainings, which they can now access online at their own place and on their own time
“This online training represents the cumulative learning from 15 years of classroom experience. We put everything into making sure this course represents the best NCI can offer,” said Bill Lennertz, founder of NCI.