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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

09.29.14

 

 

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning

MONDAY MEMO 09.29.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Shannon Nichol, founding principal of a Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, a Seattle-based landscape architecture practice, will present "Repair Works" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Little Theatre at the K-State Student Union.

There will be a Meadow workday Saturday, Oct 4 starting at 10 am to remove weeds. Refreshments will be provided inside the Beach Art Museum. 

A Fierce Green Fire The Battle for a Living Planet will be shown on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 8 pm at Town Hall in Leadership Studies. Associate Professors Skabelund and Wigfall will be facilitating the discussion afterwards.

Please note that LARCP 2014 Internship Presentations will be taking place September 23-November 4 in Seaton Hall 104 and not 106c as stated last week.

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund hosted a workday at the ISC Rain Garden. Participants included a girl scout and eight landscape architecture students.

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson will present Making Public Participation Work for Everyone on October 2 at the KS APA Conference in Wichita.

Professor John Keller will present Zoning from Enforcement to Incentives For Planners and Planning Commissioners on October 3 at the KS APA Conference in Wichita.

Associate Professor La Barbara Wigfall is part of a University delegation to the University of Washington, Seattle to tour The Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center and other cultural facilities on that campus and visit with University October 1-2. This KSU effort is the result of the Multicultural Student Center charrette held by NOMAS earlier this year. Professor Wigfall serves on the University committee working with the professional design team and also responsible for photo-documentation of the project.

Associate Professor La Barbara Wigfall is presenting an interactive, digital sequel to last year's session at the 2014 NOMA Conference in Philadelphia, PA, asking the audience "Why should pop culture matter to design professionals?" on October 2-5. She will also be facilitating a student panel, entitled "Driving Change Through Design", on collaborative efforts at the organizational, university, and community level.

OF INTEREST

The 52nd International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Conference on Achieving Green, Healthy Cities that will take place June 29 - July 3, 2015, in Bristol, UK is having a call for papers. Click here for more information.

An extensive list of grant opportunities relevant to our disciplines is on the LARCP KSOL site in the Faculty Affairs>Faculty RSCA folder. Thank you to Dede Brokesh for preparing the list! Everyone is welcome to add to it and save as a new version.