Horticulture Students Receive Sir Walter Raleigh Award

Students in the HS 410 Construction Studio in collaboration with NCSU Grounds Management and Landscape Construction Services, designed and built the Polk Hall Heat-Mitigation Garden on the NCSU campus. They have received a Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Appearance and a merit award from the North Carolina American Society of Landscape Architects. Landscape. In addition, architecture firms have contacted us to request construction specifications and details of our innovative heat dissipation system. Landscape Architecture Magazine has also published an article on this innovative project in the September 2014 issue in the NOW section.