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The School of Planning, Design and Construction uniquely unites four built environment disciplines to foster synergistic learning and collaboration: Construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and urban regional planning. Our academic programs are accredited and produce career-ready graduates. We provide our students with the opportunity to learn about and work on real-world, cross-discipline projects and activities. Our nationally recognized, world-renowned faculty cross-collaborate on pressing built environment issues, delivering timely and crucial sustainable research and outreach. Learn More
In May, MSU Construction Management (CM) Program faculty members Sinem Mollaoglu, PhD, and Matt Syal, PhD, were presented with Emerald Publishing s Emerald Literati Award for Highly Commended Paper for their co-authored paper, titled Diffusion of Green Building Guidelines as Innovation in Developing Countries. They have also been nominated for the Outstanding Paper Award, along with their co-authors Citra Chergia and Esin Ergen from the Civil Engineering Department at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey.
Residents, community stakeholders, and city staff where at the Gladstone Yacht Club Monday to review and make suggestions on a proposal for the city s north shore from educators and planners connected with Michigan State University s Sustainable Built Environment Initiative (SBEI) .
The MSU National Charrette Institute is hosting a training on NCI Charrettes + Design Thinking Jun. 26-28, 2017, at Wasserstein Hall on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Registration is available online. Space is still available, so be sure to reserve your seat today!
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction has invited special guest lecturer, Henry Cisneros. the former United States Secretary of Housing and Development, to speak at Michigan State University. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at the Kellogg Hotel Conference Center in East Lansing. During his lecture, Cisneros will discuss Cities and the Economy, Smart Growth and Sustainability, and American Latinos and the Nation s Future.
The National Charrette Institute (NCI) at Michigan State University has launched an online opportunity for its popular NCI Charrette System certificate training program. As the charrette process becomes more popular across the country, community and planning professionals are increasingly looking for options outside of classroom trainings, which they can now access online at their own place and on their own time
This online training represents the cumulative learning from 15 years of classroom experience. We put everything into making sure this course represents the best NCI can offer, said Bill Lennertz, founder of NCI.