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.
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 was named director of the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction.
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.
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.
Are you interested in the NCI Charrette System certificate training, but don't have time in your busy schedule to attend an in-person event? Then, maybe the MSU National Charrette Institute's online course is a better fit for you.
The Great Lakes connect many blighted cities in a network that could supply recycled building materials.
Muskegon once was called the "Lumber Queen of the World." It has been called "the Port City" and the "Riviera of the Midwest." Now, city officials hope to add "Deconstruction Hub of the Great Lakes" to the city's titles.
You may recycle in your home, but did you know the building itself can be recycled?
Sometimes deconstruction can yield surprising finds-like human body parts. Workers with Reclaim Detroit, a nonprofit deconstruction organization, once saw a human arm among the other trash in the basement of a blighted house.
The International Downtown Association (IDA) is hosting the IDA 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow Sept. 13-15, 2017, at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Constructing, remodeling and demolishing buildings have significant environmental impacts: natural resources are used to build them and large amounts of waste are sent to landfills when they come down.
Last month, the MSU Urban & Regional Planning Program received funding from the Michigan Department of Transportation's Office of Passenger Transportation to assess the condition of Michigan's transit system.
Recent MSU graduate Danielle Gerlach was presented with the Urban & Regional Planning Program's (URP) Outstanding Senior Award.
Last month, the MSU Construction Management Program was selected by the National Academy of Sciences Airport Cooperative Research Program to conduct research on "Integrating Collaborative Partnering into Traditional Airport Construction Projects."