Spartans Built to Lead
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.
- Center for Community & Economic Development.
- Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
- Department of Community Sustainability.
- Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences.
- Environmental Science & Policy Program.
- Global Urban Studies Program.
- MSU Extension.
Published on January 11, 2019
The SPDC is hosting the 13th Industry Seminar Series Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the MSU Innovation Center in East Lansing. This event will feature a panel of speakers who will address the topic of residential development and construction.
Landscape Architecture senior receives $2K grant from the CANR Undergraduate Research Program to support research on erosion
Published on January 8, 2019
Amanda Wakefield, a senior majoring in Landscape Architecture at the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction, received a $2,000 grant from the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate Research Program fund.
Published on December 14, 2018
It is a great honor to write this year-end message as I complete my first year of administration at Michigan State University’s School of Planning, Design and Construction. This year has been full of change and transformation for both SPDC and MSU.
Published on December 10, 2018
The Twin Cities Harbor conservancy invited Michigan Sea Grant and others to assist the communities with next steps. Partners developed a process based on NCI's Charrette System.