Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Dr. Jeremy Ferrell in Peru

Appalachian’s international collaboration yields renewable solutions for Peru village Mar 21, 2019

During summer 2018, a group of Appalachian State University students traversed Peru — from the heights of Machu Picchu down to the gateway of the Amazon rainforest — to immerse themsel

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Felicia and Kira

Two Appalachian undergraduates receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad Mar 19, 2019

Two Appalachian State University seniors in the College of Fine and Applied Arts have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during spring 2019.... Art, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

IDEX students presenting ideas

LIFE Village funds collaboration with Appalachian to design homes for adults with autism Mar 7, 2019

After the successful completion of an off-the-shelf tiny home for nonprofit LIFE Village Inc.

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Blossom Wins 11th Annual Wilsonart Chair Competition

"Blossom" Wins 11th Annual Wilsonart Chair Competition May 18, 2015

A visually arresting collection of one-of-a-kind chairs – each conceived and built with Wilsonart® Laminate by senior industrial design

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
Chad Everhart

Everhart to Chair the New Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment May 13, 2015

Chad Everhart, associate professor and program coordinator of building science, will be the chair of the newly created Department of Sustainable... Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Appalachian's Solar Vehicle Team Ready to Race! May 7, 2015

What started as a project to make a solar-capable golf cart has led to race car aspirations.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Can an early 20th Century homestead be rehabilitated into a new life for a local neighborhood? May 7, 2015

Students in an architectural design studio course worked on a community challenge this spring: Can an early 20th-century homestead be... Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Appalachian State University was named a finalist in this year’s Race to Zero competition. Pictured at an awards ceremony are Tom Kenney, left, director of the Housing Innovation Research Lab, Appalachian graduate students Brad Painting, Lena Burkett and Chase Ambler, and Sam Rashkin, chief architect of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office. (Photo submitted)

Race to Zero Team Named a Finalist in National Competition Apr 21, 2015

Appalachian State University's Race to Zero team was named one of five finalists in the national Race to Zero competition held April 18-20.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Changes within the College of Fine and Applied Arts present new opportunities for faculty and students Feb 6, 2015

In response to trends in education and professional industries and student and faculty needs, The College of Fine and Applied Arts is pleased to... Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program Spring Registration Open Dec 8, 2014

Winter is a great time to be indoors learning a new craft or advancing your skills in a long loved craft.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
James Lutton

Engineering Internship at NCCET Helps High School Students Change a 6-year-old's Life Dec 5, 2014

A high school internship at the N.C. Center for Engineering and Technology (NCCET) in Lenoir has helped a 6-year-old gain a hand.

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Sean Smith and Zach Starin

A Simple Solution to a Complex Problem Proves Winner at Design Competition Dec 5, 2014

Personal experience, creativity and the ability to simplify a complex problem have resulted in an award-winning project for two Appalachian State... Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment