2013/2014 Academic Year

"Buildings of North Dakota" on the University of Virginia Press!


July 17th, 2014
Congratulations to Steve C. Martens and Ronald L. M. Ramsay on the publication of their new book: "Buildings of North Dakota" on the University of Virginia Press. The book will be available in April 2015. ISBN 9780813936406. Click here.

ACADIA Board of Directors Elected


June 18th, 2014
Associate Professor Mike Christenson was elected to the ACADIA Board of Directors. See ACADIA Election 2014 Results. ACADIA is an international network of digital design researchers and professionals.
June 16th, 2014
Assistant Professor Dominic Fischer and Alumnus Mike Allmendinger of Land Elements discuss Landscape Architecture in the article titled "ARCHITECTURE: Designing a Better Life, Landscape architects focus on quality of life improvements for clients, communities" in , Prairie Business Magazine.

2014 Graduation Class Green Jacket Ceremony


May 16th, 2014

Little Free Libraries Thank You Cards


April 30th, 2014
Third grader Students from Madison Elementary in North Fargo created these great thank you cards for the architecture Students who designed the Little Free Library. Look closely and you will see that they even made a drawing of the winner design that was installed at their school.

Fargo/Moorhead Little Free Libraries Competition


April 14th, 2014
Architecture student and Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society member Shawn Pauly, spearheaded the Fargo/Moorhead Little Free Libraries competition. The Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society and the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture partnered with the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation to offer a design-build petition for architecture students to create Little Free Libraries.The libraries will find homes throughout the Fargo/Moorhead community.
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BWBR 2014 Prize NDSU Nominees


April 2nd, 2014
NDSU is proud to be a part of the BWBR Prize sponsored by the award winning architectural firm BWBR. In the mid-1990s, BWBR launched the BWBR Prize as a commitment to both the profession and students in the region to prepare future professionals for careers beyond the classroom.

The Second Year Design Studio Birdhouse Competition


March 15th, 2014
The projects were on display at the Plains Art Museum. Congratulations to all of the winners!
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The Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture's
3D Printing is in the News


Prairie Public stopped by to interview our students about rapid prototyping and 3D printing. The entire interview is here.

Great News! Congratulations to Architecture Program Alumni,
Rick Dahl, AIA and Mike Boldenow of BWBR

Mr. Dahl became a principal in 2005 and was recently named director at BWBR. Mr. Boldenow joined BWBR in 1990 and recently became a principal. BWBR was founded 92 years ago and is an award winning architecture firm that focuses on office, science and healthcare buildings. They are located in St. Paul, Minnesota. The firm sponsors the BWBR Prize which provides students in the third year of undergraduate studies the chance to compete for a financial prize by demonstrating not only their work, but also their presentation skills and personalities in front of an expert jury.


Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture: Semester Abroad in Belgium.


We are the NDSU Architecture class of 2014. We are studying abroad in Brussels, Belgium. Follow our blog to see weekly updates and photos of our travels! NDSU Belgium Blog Photo above: Carnaval de Binche; blog post by Kenzie Lyseng


Announcement: Centennial Celebration Logo Design Competition.


Announcement: The Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture is holding a Centennial Celebration Logo Design Competition. The goal is to create a logo that will be used to promote our upcoming 100 year anniversary beginning in the Fall of 2014. The competition is open to current students, alumni of the department, and faculty. Please see the announcement for rules and guidelines: Click here for more Information.. Please contact David Bertolini, Chair if you have any questions. Good Luck!