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College of Architecture, Planning & Design
Kansas State University
2132 Regnier Hall
Manhattan KS 66506-2902

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K-State Design Discovery
Sunday, June 23 - Wednesday, June 26
This three-day immersive experience will introduce students to the professions of architecture, interior architecture and product design, landscape architecture, and regional and community planning through exposure to basic environmental design concepts, the creative design process, design technology and hands-on project management in a
cutting-edge studio space.

APDesign student earns top honors in Steelcase NEXT competition

kanoaKanoa San Miguel, a fourth-year graduate student in interior architecture & product design in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, received top honors in the NEXT competition sponsored by Steelcase. San Miguel was awarded a $2,500 scholarship with an additional $2,500 for the department. 

More than 900 students from all over the country competed and narrowed down to five finalists and five honorable mentions. The five finalists were invited to a three-day event before a panel of judges at the Steelcase headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Students presented their projects to the judges, defended their concepts, and communicated their design decisions with a Q&A that followed. Judging was very difficult as all of the competitors exceeded expectations; however, it was San Miguel who ultimately prevailed with his fourth-year studio project. Click HERE to view the project images.

De Noble & Condia named American Institute of Architects Fellows

tdnBob CondiaThe 2019 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects, or AIA, elevated professor and dean Tim de Noble to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant to the architecture profession.The fellows will be honored at a ceremony on June 6 at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019 in Las Vegas. Read the full story HERE.


Robert Condia, professor of architecture in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, or AIA. He is recognized for being an educator whose innovative pedagogy of embodied experiences teaches design thinking through the craft of architecture by implanting curiosity, critical aptitudes, a creative drive and self-confidence within his students. Read the full story HERE.


 APDesign Difference

APDesign receives top rankings from DesignIntelligence

Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design graduate programs in architectureinterior architecture and landscape architecture are once again among the best in the nation, according to annual rankings by DesignIntelligence, the only organization ranking accredited professional programs in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design/architecture.

This year, the graduate program in landscape architecture ranked fourth in the nation overall and first among programs at public institutions. The graduate program in interior architecture ranked seventh nationally and first among programs at public institutions. The graduate program in architecture ranked 20th in the nation and seventh among programs at public institutions..(FULL STORY)


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