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E-M:/ Sustainable Lansing Designs

Enviro-Mich message from "Link, Terry" <link@MAIL.LIB.MSU.EDU>

				Contact: Prof. Sissi Foster 1-517-432-8085
							Terry Link

	> Senior Design Students Plan a Sustainable Lansing
	>         Graduating seniors in Michigan State University's
Landscape > Architecture Program will be sharing their plans and visions to
transform > Lansing into a > more sustainable city at a presentation of
their projects on Tuesday, April > 23 from noon until 2:30 in MSU's
International Center Spartan C room. Their > work is the culmination of a
five year program of study that weaves design > principles with ecology and
community. Professor Sissi Foster who led the > senior design studio is
excited with the breadth and quality of the students > work.
	> "These students have brought vision and reflection together with
good design
	> principles to offer up scenarios of what various neighborhoods in
	> might become," Foster stated.
	>         Terry Link, Director of MSU's Office of Campus
Sustainability, > believes that "these students are building hope and
possibility by merging > their own skills with the opportunities to create a
more vibrant community." > Link, whose office is helping to showcase the
work of these students, > encourages the community to put aside the
pessimistic view of the future and > come see what vision and good design
principles  can offer our local > community. Students will be on hand to
share and discuss their project > designs.

Terry Link, Director
Office of Campus Sustainability
Michigan State University
525 S. Kedzie
East Lansing, MI 48824

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