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LSU Architecture Students Win National Competition

Two students from the LSU School of Architecture are part of a design team that recently won the $25,000 first prize in the Chase Community Development Competition, a nationwide contest in which college and…

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Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture and Dean of Art and Design Ranked Among Best in U.S.

Dean David Cronrath of the College of Art and Design has been named one of the Most Admired Educators of 2010 by Design Intelligence, the leading journal of the design professions. In its annual…

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LSU Architecture Students Facilitate “Thanksgiving in the Park” for Gentilly Neighborhood in New Orleans

The LSU Office of Community Design and Development (OCDD) and a group of fourth‐year students from the LSU School of Architecture will help facilitate a neighborhood community visioning day in New Orleans’ Indian Village…

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Russell Chair Professor Honored in National Competition

The School of Architecture’s Russell Chair, Seth McDowell, was recently named a runner up in the prestigious Pamphlet Architecture 30 competition, which sought proposals aimed at inventive, new infrastructure for the United States. McDowell…

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Brown’s Exhibit Changes Definition of Architecture

Lori Brown gives a lecture and presents an architecture exhibition called “Feminist Practices” on Wednesday afternoon in the Design Building. Tall buildings and big bridges usually come to mind when students think of architecture,…

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Metropolitan Home Features Home Remodeled by LSU Architecture Professor

A mid-20th-century Southdowns home remodeled by Associate Architecture Professor Jim Sullivan is featured in the November issue of Metropolitan Home magazine. In an article entitled “Updating a Midcentury Ranch House,” the magazine praises the…

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Landscape Architecture Projects Hone in on Coastal Sustainability in Two Louisiana Communities

A professor at the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture is involved in two projects that are aimed at helping coastal communities of south Louisiana rebuild wetlands and develop recreational uses for waterways that…

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Architecture Student Honored by U.S. Green Building Council

A fifth-year student in the School of Architecture has received a prestigious Young Leaders Award by the U.S. Green Building Council for developing and implementing a game-day recycling program in Tiger Stadium. Melissa Seanard…

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LSU Photography Professor to Speak at CUNY

Photographer Thomas Neff, the Emogene Pliner Professor of Art, is speaking this week to students at the Macauly Honors College of the City University of New York about his acclaimed photographs of Hurricane Katrina…

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LSU Art Students Exhibit Works in Ireland

A group of graduate students from the LSU School of Art teamed up with Irish artists this summer to produce collaborative works that were shown at an exhibition in Galway City, Ireland to critical…

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New Coastal Sustainability Studio Uses Team Approach to Tackle Tough Questions

A multi-disciplinary team of scholars at LSU that includes landscape architects, engineers and coastal scientists is embarking on a ground-breaking, collaborative effort to study issues related to sustainability along the fragile and vulnerable Gulf…

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College of Art and Design Names Russell Endowed Chairs

The LSU College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the appointment of its Nadine Carter Russell Endowed Chairs for 2009-2010. Seth McDowell, a recent graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of…

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Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Names World-Renowned Landscape Architect to Endowed Chair

When the faculty in the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture set out to fill the Marie H. Bickham Endowed Chair for the 2009-2010 academic year they wanted to find someone who embodied the…

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Landscape Architecture Students Build New Orleans Schoolyard

When high school students at the Priestly School of Architecture and Construction in New Orleans return to school next month, they might not recognize the once-drab, asphalt schoolyard that’s located in the city’s Carrollton…

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LSU Students Make their Mark on McComb, MS

While many LSU students spent the month of May regrouping from the spring semester and gearing up for summer, a dedicated group of students from the College of Art and Design were busy working…

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LSU Graphic Design Students Partner with LBTC to Create Marketing Materials for Start-Up Companies

Four small businesses in the Louisiana Business and Technology Center (LBTC) on the LSU campus got some welcome help this semester from a group of graphic design students in the School of Art. As…

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Interior Design Students Take Home Awards in Two Competitions

Three students from the LSU School of Interior Design placed second in the 2009 international student competition of the International Design Educators Council (IDEC), one of the most prestigious design competitions in the industry….

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LSU Architecture Students Give Back By Helping Rebuild Baton Rouge

Despite hectic schedules and the need to prepare for final exams, a group of second-year students from the LSU School of Architecture found time on a recent Saturday morning to help revitalize one of…

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Cuddeback Named 2009 Outstanding Service-Learning Faculty

Marsha R. Cuddeback of the School of Architecture is the recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Service-Learning Faculty Award for her exceptional and longstanding commitment to integrating quality service-learning activities into her architecture classes and…

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LSU Architecture Program Partners with Bethel Colony South to Open Home Repair Business by Women, for Women

Home Works, a new home repair service and training program by women and for women, opens its doors in New Orleans this weekend thanks, in large part, to efforts from the LSU School of…

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