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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

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Photo of Henry Cisneros.

Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros to speak at MSU

Published on September 6, 2017

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Henry Cisneros, the former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Development, will give a lecture Oct. 11, 2017, at Michigan State University.

Group participates in the Grand River Corridor Charrette. Photo courtesy ©2017 Matt Radick.

NCI Charrette System certificate training in Vancouver, BC, Nov. 14-16, 2017

Published on August 17, 2017

The National Charrette Institute at MSU is excited to announce the next NCI Charrette System certificate training in Vancouver, BC, this November!

Ming-Han Li

Ming-Han Li named MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction director

Published on August 17, 2017

Ming-Han Li was named director of the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction.

Grandchild and grandparent designing their own stadium during the Secrets of the Olympics course.

SPDC hosted two Grandparents University Courses in June

Published on August 15, 2017

Grandparents University at Michigan State University is a three-day educational experience that takes place at the end of June, where grandparents and grandchildren (ages 8-12) can live the college life of wondering on the MSU campus.

Louisiana Recovery Planning Day event. Photo by Marvin Nauman/FEMA.

NCI working with APA and FEMA on disaster preparedness

Published on August 8, 2017

The National Charrette Institute at MSU is a member of an American Planning Association-led team working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on planning and disaster preparedness.

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