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.
MSU Environmental Design PhD student receives Emerging Scholar Award from the International Conference on the Constructed Environment
Published on November 29, 2018
Juntae Jake Son, a PhD student studying Environmental Design in the MSU School of Planning Design and Construction, received an Emerging Scholar Award from the International Conference on the Constructed Environment.
MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction hosts memorial for interior design professor April Allen
Published on November 21, 2018
The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction is hosting a memorial event for Professor April Allen.
Published on November 20, 2018
On Sept. 26, 2018, an MSU ID student group earned second place in the 2018 Design Challenge Competition presented by the Home Builders Associate of Southeastern Michigan’s Professional Women in Building Council and Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County.
Published on November 14, 2018
April D. Allen, assistant professor of interior design in the School of Planning, Design and Construction, passed away from a stroke on Sunday.
MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction participated in the Design & Build Day at Impression 5 Science Museum
Published on November 12, 2018
On Oct. 13, the SPDC participated in the Design & Build Day at Impression 5 Science Museum. This was the second year that HBA of Greater Lansing and Impression 5 organized this event, and this year, SPDC was one of the 11 participating facilitators.
SPDC Students traveled to San Francisco in August on the 2018 Peter and Linda Riguardi Travel Fellowship
Published on October 2, 2018
In August, 12 MSU School of Planning, Design, and Construction students had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco, CA, on the 2018 Peter and Linda Riguardi Experiential Learning Travel Fellowship Program.
Published on September 21, 2018
MSU interior design students presented to members of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources on May 1, 2018, proposing plans to revitalize historic buildings on Belle Isle in Detroit.
Published on September 21, 2018
MSU interior design seniors, Lauren Stoklas and Michael Bry, have been awarded the William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to study abroad this fall at the American University in Dubai.
MSU Interior Design Program Bachelor of Arts degree awarded accreditation by CIDA for six more years
Published on April 12, 2018
The SPDC is pleased to announce that as of April 2018, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation has awarded accreditation for a term of six years to the MSU Interior Design Program’s Bachelor of Arts degree.
Bridging art, design and stories: Interior design student Gavin Kata shares his experience winning the MSU Bridge Project
Published on March 26, 2018
Gavin Kata, a senior majoring in interior design at SPDC, participated in and won a contest to have his artwork featured on the bridge between Spartan Stadium and the Main Library. The design is now installed on the bridge.
MSU Interior Design Student Organization and USGBC Students MSU to co-host NBS Integrative Design Competition this week
Published on February 19, 2018
On Feb. 24, 2018, the MSU IDSO and the USGBC Students MSU are co-hosting the NBS Integrative Design Competition for SPDC students. The event sponsored by NBS Commercial Interiors will take place in their showroom in Troy, MI.
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.
Published on June 20, 2017
On Sept. 19, 2016, interior design seniors were given details on a project to redesign a historic home on the campus of MSU.
Published on April 6, 2017
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the Michigan State University Interior Design Student Organization hosted a full-day charrette on campus for interior design students from MSU, Central Michigan University, Western Michigan University and Adrian College.
Published on March 24, 2017
The MSU Interior Design Program in the School of Planning, Design and Construction is pleased to announce its official presence on social media. Every day students, alumni, families and professionals connect with their world online.
Published on February 17, 2017
For several weeks, the group of more than 150 students, faculty, their family members, and even some of their pets had assembled at the MSU Recycling Center to build the university's first tiny house.
Published on September 8, 2016
The MSU Interior Design (ID) Program in the School of Planning, Design and Construction (SPDC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new "Student Projects" online gallery.
Published on June 10, 2016
Christopher Cerk, a web-development major at the University of Michigan, said his desire to save money and invest in his future motivated him to ditch dorm life and instead build a tiny house to reside in.