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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning

 

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Land Art from LAR310 students led by Associate Professor Jon Hunt.

Francis D. K. Ching, an architecture and design graphics writer and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, held drawing workshops Sept. 14-16 for APDesign students. Associate Professors Ryadi Adityavarman, IAPD, and Lorn Clement, LARCP, have secured funding for a series of lectures and design drawing workshops in the fall semester of 2015.

The LARCP Advisory Council was on campusSeptember 17 and 18. Members attended events with both students and faculty during their stay. The Council also participated in mini-Pecha Kucha with the graduating LARCP class at APDesign West for students and faculty.

Kate Kennen, Founder and President of Offshoots, Inc. in Charlestown, MA, held a lecture for planting design students on Sept. 30.

 

FACULTY CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

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MLA Design 2 students were out sketching with Associate Professor Kingery-Page.

LARCP Professors Jessica Canfield, Lee Skabelund and Katie Kingery-Page, along with Dr. Stacy Hutchinson of Biological and Agricultural Engineering secured a $20,000 grant to K-State from the EPA. The funds will be used to conduct green infrastructure monitoring at two on-campus sites - the rain garden at the International Student Center and the Meadow.

Associate Professor Blake Belanger presentedRepresenting Resilience: Applications of Graphic Communication in Rebuild by Design on Sept. 25. The presentation was the first LARCP colloquium of the 2015-2016 year.

LARCP faculty participation in the International Conference of the International Phytotechnology Society in Manhattan, KS on Sept. 29 included:

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield presented Green Infrastructure Demonstration and Training: Monitoring and Interpreting Two Sites on the Kansas State University Campus  

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson was a panel member and session co-chair for Urban Applications of Phytotechnologies

Professor and Department Head Stephanie Rolley presented Landscape Architecture's Connection to Phytotechnology

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund was a panel member and session co-chair for Urban Applications of Phytotechnologies

Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre will participate in the Journal of Architectural Education editorial board meetings Oct. 1-4 in Portland, OR.

 

STUDENT AND ALUMNI CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

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Richard Prudenti, MLA student and Chair of the Dean's Student Advisory Council, and Hank Moyer and Chris Cline, BLA graduates and Seaton Design Team members from Confluence at the Seaton Hall groundbreaking

A feature covering the scholarship alumnus Ray Willis endowed to aid minority graduate students in planning was featured in K-State Today here.

LARCP 2015 interns are making presentations about their internship experiences each Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, September 15 through October 13 in Seaton 306. The presentations are open to all LARCP students and faculty. Click here to see the calendar of presenters and their employers.