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APDesign Alumni Fellow 

Ray Willis

APDesign Fellow Ray Willis, MRCP '71, will be on campus April 16-18. Willis is scheduled to speak tomorrow, Thursday, April 17, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in Seaton Hall 106c. This presentation is open to all and is titled "Moving Forward with HUD": A City Planner's Perspective. Click here to read more about Ray Willis.

 

 


Four student led K-State teams participated in the United States Environmental Protection Agency's second annual Campus RainWorks Challenge
Winners from the competition will be announced April 22

Precipitating a Sustainable Sensibility: Solving a small problem to shift the paradigm of a big campus

Team Members:
Parker Ruskamp, Rebecca Liu, Taylor Allen and Wesley Moore (Landscape Architecture)
David Ecklund (Civil Engineering)

Team Consultants:
Zakary Ratajczak (Biology)
Joseph Weeks (Agronomy)
Katie Burke (Environmental Planning and Design)

Faculty Advisors:
Lee Skabelund & Jessica Canfield (Landscape Architecture)
Ryan McGrath (Civil Engineering)

Reduce, Re-use, Recharge: Building Up Tradition

Team Members:
Diane Cocchiara, Ryan Albracht, Allison Balderston and Taylor Lininger (Landscape Architecture)
Shylar Rohleder (Civil Engineering)

Team Consultants:
Zakary Ratajczak (Biology)
Joseph Weeks (Agronomy)
Katie Burke (Environmental Planning and Design)

Faculty Advisors:
Mark Taussig (Facilities Advisor)
Lee Skabelund and Jessica Canfield (Landscape Architecture)
Ryan McGrath (Civil Engineering)

Prairie Vision: Hale Library's New Front Porch 

Team Members:
Lauren Heermann, Amanda Kline, Jared Sickmann and Benjiman Williamson (Landscape Architecture)
Noura Saadi (Civil Engineering)

Team Consultants:
Zakary Ratajczak (Biology)
Joseph Weeks (Agronomy)
Katie Burke (Environmental Planning and Design)
Stacy Hutchinson (Biological & Agricultural Engineering)
Timothy Keane (Landscape Architecture)

Faculty Advisors: 
Lee Skabelund and Jessica Canfield (Landscape Architecture)
Ryan McGrath (Civil Engineering)

Water Works: Educating, Engaging, Restoring

Team Members:
Andrew Holzum, Harriet Tudor, Andrew Rostek and Kraig Weber (Landscape Architecture)
Austin Lage (Civil Engineering)

Team Consultants:
Zakary Ratajczak (Biology)
Joseph Weeks (Agronomy)
Katie Burke (Environmental Planning and Design)

Faculty Advisors: 
Lee Skabelund and Jessica Canfield (Landscape Architecture)
Ryan McGrath (Civil Engineering)


K-State Landscape Architecture program ranked #2 in the nation

Josef_LARCPCongratulations to the Landscape Architecture Faculty, Staff and Students on achieving top rankings in the DesignIntelligence's America's Best Architecture & Design Schools lists. America's Best Architecture & Design Schools is conducted annually by DesignIntelligence on behalf of the Design Futures Council. The research ranks undergraduate and graduate programs from the perspective of leading practitioners.

Our Landscape Architecture program ranked:

#2 - Landscape Architecture Graduate School in the nation
as well as
#1 in the Midwest
#3-Communication
#3-Computer Applications
#2-Cross-Disciplinary Teamwork
#2-Design
#4-Research & Theory
#3-Sustainable Design Practices & Principles

Special congratulations to LARCP Professor Howard Hahn for being named in the 30 Most Admired Educators for 2014 list, which was released from DesignIntelligence as well.

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