Category Archives: Students

Find What Inspires You: An Interview with MLA Student Brianne Fast

Overhead view of the Lofoten Islands

As a child, Brianne Fast (Landscape Architecture) was captivated by stories of polar expeditions. It’s a fascination that led her to spend a semester abroad in Norway at the Oslo School of Architecture (AHO) investigating the United Nation’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) program in the Lofoten Islands.

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Scott County Partners with Housing Students to Promote Voucher Initiative

A student developed informational flyer for tenants.

For individuals who receive government rental assistance, finding a landlord who accepts government vouchers makes the housing search difficult. This spring, housing students worked with Scott County to address this issue and promote the benefits of government voucher programs to landlords.

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Architecture Students Collaborate with One House, Many Nations

The prototype for the One House, Many Nations Muskrat Hut.

The One House, Many Nations campaign, founded by indigenous activist group Idle No More, works to address the lack of quality housing found in First Nations and other indigenous communities. This March, Assistant Professor Jacob Mans (Architecture), brought its work to the School of Architecture’s annual Catalyst week.

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