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Temporary parklets will be popping up around metered parking spaces in downtown Phoenix this Friday, including one built by a group of Arizona State University landscape architecture students. In...
When former graffiti artist Clyde Thompson experienced the European art scene at age 21, he was inspired by the sweep of what he saw. “When I saw the murals in Europe, they looked like pieces of fine...
Earlier this year, winds in Eagar, Arizona, got up to speeds of 80 mph, and the jungle gym on the playground at the Boys and Girls Club of Round Valley took flight and landed in a nearby field. It...
It’s a common story: Developers start transforming public spaces with little to no input from the community — and it doesn’t end happily. But, as Arizona State University Assistant Professors Paul...
Roden Crater, a large-scale art installation of light and perception in northern Arizona, is seen by only a few hundred people every year. This past year, 60 Arizona State University students were...
Among the uninitiated, Phoenix might conjure less-than-savory thoughts of suburban sprawl, ecological challenges or a dearth of history. But the truth is every place has its own unique stories to...

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The Architectural League of New York recently published a report on the work of Brazilian architect Affonso Eduardo Reid by Bryan Maddock, an instructor in The Design School at Arizona State...
A lack of sustainable energy sources in far-flung underdeveloped regions is among the most daunting roadblocks to quality of life still plaguing much of the world. The challenge is not only...
Chingwen Cheng, an assistant professor in landscape architecture in The Design School, received the Centennial Professorship Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Associate in April. The...
The third edition of “Design Portfolios: Presentation and Marketing for Interior Designers,” a textbook by Diane Bender, associate professor in The Design School, was released in February by...
Danielle Foushée , assistant professor in The Design School, was selected as one of 17 recipients of the 2017 artist research and development grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. She was...
Kenneth R. Brooks, a professor of landscape architecture in The Design School, was appointed to a new term on the Landscape Architectural Accrediting Board. His term lasts until 2019, and he was...

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Iconic buildings dot Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. The Victorian charm of Old Main. The soaring inspiration of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building IV. Frank Lloyd...
Ryan Luy , Lauren Schaecher , Sydni Alaniz and Rachel Estes are excited to start their new careers in May with a hefty amount of real-world experience in their portfolios. The Arizona State...
Changing the world with a product is not a one-man job — which is why the InnovationSpace program at Arizona State University combines the expertise of students in five different disciplines:...
What do kids want when they play? A group of interior architecture students at Arizona State University asked 70 sixth-graders, who said they wanted to climb and slide and be immersed in a different...
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. To read more top stories from 2017, click here . Four Arizona State University students are about to make the...
Paula Wheeler and Trish Nhan capped off their last year as graduate students in The Design School by winning the 2017 Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Vectorworks announced this summer that Wheeler,...