Found 20 events matching "architecture"

1927

First Landscape Architecture courses

Curriculum in landscape architecture established as a component of courses in the Department of Horticulture.

2000

Department of Architecture renamed the School of Architecture

1942

Division of Landscape Architecture established

Division of Landscape Architecture established within the Department of Horticulture.

3/21/1951

Department of Landscape Architecture accredited

The Department of Landscape Architecture receives accreditation from the American Society of Landscape Architects, becoming the second to do so in the South, and one of only ten accredited schools in the U.S.

1940

Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering

The Department of Architectural Engineering is renamed the Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering.

Fall 1968

Masters degree in Architecture first offered.

1968

Masters degree in Landscape Architecture first offered

1946

Division of Architecture and Landscape Design established

1932

First female to receive a degree in Landscape Architecture

Elizabeth Lee Lawrence becomes the first woman to earn a B.S. degree in Landscape Architecture.

May 15, 1971

Arthur J. Clement, First African American Graduate from the College of Design

Arthur Clement graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture.

1941

First branch library

The Architecture Library opened as the first branch library, with Grace Sims Dalton as the first librarian. This was part of Library Director Harlan Brown’s goal to eliminate autonomous departmental libraries in favor of centrally controlled branch libraries (The Architecture Library was renamed the Harrye B. Lyons Design Library in 1968).

5/23/1948

School of Design established

The School of Design is established, with the Division of Architecture and Landscape Design incorporated into the curriculum. Henry Kamphoefner from the University of Oklahoma becomes the first dean of the school (he serves in the position until 1973).

1934

McLean Murals displayed in Brooks Hall (originally D.H. Hill Jr. Library)

The Works Progress Administration commissioned James A. McLean to create four murals depicting agriculture, science, architecture, and engineering. After complaints and ridicule, the murals were removed from display, three were destroyed, and one was rediscovered years later in the Raleigh Little Theater.

2013

AIA/ALA Library Building Award

Immediately after dedication, the James B. Hunt Jr. Library won the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association Building Award. It later garnered many additional prestigious awards and was featured in Architecture magazine. Time magazine called it the "library of the future."

December 19, 2019

Fall Commencement

The commencement speaker was Dr. William L. Roper, Interim President of the UNC System. Dr. Roper previously served as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts was granted to Curtis Worth Fentress, a world-renowned designer of iconic public architecture.

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1949

Female faculty increases

Twenty-two women are listed on the faculty, most at the instructor or laboratory technician level. Departments with more than one female member include English (six), Statistics (three), Textiles (three), and Modern Languages (two). Women are also on the faculty in Architecture, Agricultural Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Engineering, Research, and Agronomy.

1972

Curt Fentress graduates

Curt Fentress graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture. His firm has designed such buildings as the Denver International Airport passenger terminal, Incheon International Airport in South Korea, Arraya Tower in Kuwait City, National Museum of the Marine Corps, and Terminal 2 at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. He became a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

1903

Women's enrollment grows

Women's enrollment continued to increase during the 1903-1904 academic year. Evelyn Byrd Lawrence of Raleigh took a course in architecture, Ivey Roberts of Raleigh took a course in drawing, and Frances Claire Stainback took courses in chemistry and English. This was also the first year that women were listed as summer school students, and more than 200 women attended.

1975

Philip Freelon graduates

Philip Freelon graduated with a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture degree. Signature buildings his firm has designed include the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture in Baltimore, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, DC. In 2011 he was appointed to the U. S. Commission of Fine Arts.

1951

Eduardo Catalano Joined Faculty

Eduardo Catalano (1917-2010) of Argentina came to NC State as the head of the Department of Architecture in the College of Design. On the faculty here until 1956, Catalano later taught at MIT, retiring in 1995, His design achievements included construction of his own house in Raleigh (named House of the Decade by "House and Home" magazine in 1955), the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, and the Juilliard School of Music in New York City. In 2007 NC State awarded him an honorary doctorate and in 2017 held a symposium on the 100th anniversary of his birth.