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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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  • Interior design alum provides leadership gift for Give Green Day

    Published on March 16, 2023
    Michigan State University (MSU) alumna Valerie Wright, ’89 interior design, together with two additional alumnae gave a collective $10,000 in leadership gifts to double the impact for students on Give Green Day.

  • CELA Elects New President

    Published on March 9, 2023
    Dr. Jun-Hyun Kim, Landscape Architecture program director, has been elected president of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.

  • MSU Tops the List of Landscape Architecture Rankings

    Published on February 27, 2023
    A study recently published in Landscape Journal named MSU #1 in scholarly productivity and impact for landscape architecture faculty.

  • SPDC Seeking Graduate Program Coordinator

    Published on February 13, 2023
    The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction is looking for an energetic, organized and hard-working individual to coordinate our graduate program activities.

  • URP Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Study Informal Housing

    Published on February 7, 2023
    Noah Durst and Deyanira Nevárez Martínez will conduct research on: "Informality and Inequality in the Global North: Regulation, Non-Compliance, and Enforcement in U.S. Land Use and Housing Law."

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