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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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  • Preparing for Future Digital Education

    Published on December 1, 2022
    MSU researchers, including Dong Zhao, CM Associate Professor, and Ken Frank, MSU Foundation Professor, will explore collaboration in a virtual environment, which is critical to the future workforce of architecture, construction, and engineering.

  • MSU Research Drives Smart Planning

    Published on November 16, 2022
    MSU researchers, including Dong Zhao, CM Associate Professor, and Noah Durst, UP Assistant Professor, continue their work designing smart cities with an electric vehicle charging station network within Michigan and throughout the U.S.

  • SPDC Seeking Communications Coordinator

    Published on November 2, 2022
    SPDC is looking for an energetic, engaged and hard-working individual, who can work both independently and as a team member, to coordinate communications for student recruitment, outreach engagement, fundraising, and overall positive reputation.

  • Welcome Dr. Armin Yeganeh

    Published on September 2, 2022
    Welcome Dr. Armin Yeganeh, our new assistant professor in the CM Program!

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