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College of Architecture, Planning and Design 

Check us out
Visit us to learn how this top-ranked, interdisciplinary educational experience reflects the nature of the professions we serve and contributes to the success of our alumni and students. 
 
Self-guided tours and information
Come to the information and welcome table on the first floor of Seaton Hall’s center wing to pick up a brochure and map for a self-guided tour. Enter through the south doors from Bosco Student Plaza.
 
Studio visits and project displays
Enjoy models, furniture, plans, designs and landscapes designed and built by students. Visit with students and faculty about academic programs at the following locations in Seaton Hall: 
•   Architecture — Second floor
•   Environmental design studies — Third floor
•   Interior architecture and product design — Second floor
•   Landscape architecture — Third floor
•   Regional and community planning — Third floor
 
Advising for future students
Representatives from the dean’s office will be available to answer general questions about academic programs, the application and admission process, and the design professions. Visit the college information and welcome table on the first floor of Seaton Hall.
 
Academic programs
This 30-minute presentation, designed for future students and guests, explores careers in architecture, interior architecture and product design, landscape architecture, and regional and community planning. Get answers about the application and admission process at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Foerster Auditorium, 63 Seaton Hall.
 
Architecture work
Architecture students’ work will be on display in the hallways of the second floor in Seaton Hall. View work by architecture students in their second through fifth years of study.
 
Interior architecture and product design work
Explore and engage in interior architecture and product design students’ work. Learn about the social, sustainable and human issues through interior architecture, product design and furniture design projects by students. These student displays are located on the second floor. A guide map will be provided in Seaton Hall.
 
Landscape architecture work
Landscape architecture students’ work will be on display along the third floor hallways. Learn about planning/design projects that address important social, economic, ecological and local community issues.
 
Regional and community planning’s BOXhattan
Help us build BOXhattan, sponsored by K-State’s Student Planning Association and Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Using recycled materials and Lego bricks, try your hand at city planning on the third floor of Seaton Hall. Assess a city’s physical and economic needs, design harmonious buildings and public spaces, and enhance urban livability.
 
Rain garden tour
At 1 p.m., visit the award-winning International Student Center rain garden, designed and constructed by landscape architecture/regional and community planning students and faculty. Meet at the garden, off of Mid-Campus Drive and south of Call Hall and Claflin Road.
 
Seaton Hall native plant research and demonstration green roofs
Learn about Seaton Hall’s two living roofs, completed in May 2009 and May 2012. These sites allow the first testing of green roof design and materials in this region. Tours will depart from Seaton Center Wing, first floor, at 11 and 11:30 a.m. Includes stairs.
 
Weigel Library
Visit the library, meet the staff and explore Weigel Library in 323 Seaton Hall. The library houses the university’s collection of 40,000 architecture, planning and design resources.
 
Lego playspace
Want to show off your creativity and design skills? Stop by the third floor of Seaton Hall and spend some time contributing to Lego creations.