Spring 2012 E-News
- School Grows to Include New Disciplines
- WSU’s Hirzel Wins Pacific Region Award for ‘Mountain House’
- Architecture Program Ranked 6th in the West
- New Works Set for Publication
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Beginning in fall of 2012, WSU’s School of Architecture and Construction Management will be joined with programs in interior design and landscape architecture, creating a unique school for the design and construction management disciplines. [more]
Paul Hirzel, professor in WSU’s School of Architecture and Construction Management, is the recipient of a prestigious Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects(AIA) Northwest and Pacific region. Hirzel received the award for the design of ‘The Mountain House.’ [more]
Washington State University’s School of Architecture and Construction Management was ranked sixth among graduate architecture programs in the West, tying University of Washington and University of Southern California, according to Design Intelligence magazine. [more]
- Heritage and Sustainability in the Islamic Built Environment (Professor Bashir Kazimee)
- Architectural Research Methods (Professor David Wang)
- Kafka’s Architectures (Associate Professor Ayad Rahmani)
Year after year, the close friends from WSU’s architectural engineering class of 1958 met for reunions, sharing memories and watching each other succeed in their careers. [more]
The WSU construction management program has received a tremendous benefit over the last eight years in the form of Rick W. Cherf, assistant professor in the Program of Construction Management. A $25,000 donation from Kiewit Corporation allows Cherf to continue to grow the construction management program and give back to the industry. [more]
Student News and Design
You would think that an organic farm is sustainable and environmentally friendly – just because it’s organic. But, farming has many challenges when trying to increase sustainability and pursue net-zero energy and water footprints. [more]
WSU will host the regional conference for the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) for the first time. [more]
More than 70 students spent two days working together on problem-solving and on how to be a cohesive team as part of the fifth annual Integrated Symposium. [more]
Three new buildings appeared in Pullman, built by WSU Arch/CM graduate students. [more]
Graduate students who were part of the Portugal study tour visit the Casa Musica in Porto, Portugal. This year’s spring study tour will head to Barcelona, Spain.