Imagine Grants Fund New Research Ranging from Counterpreservation to Food Design

From emotional cartography to counterpreservation to food design, our faculty are conducting design research to enhance their teaching and advance their fields. This spring, seventeen College of Design faculty representing eight of our academic departments received grants from the University’s Imagine Fund, which supports innovative research and scholarship in the arts, humanities, and design:

Abimbola Asojo (Interior Design): Multicultural Perspectives in Design using COIL: A Collaboration with sub-Saharan Africa

Blaine Brownell (Architecture): Cities as Laboratories for Material Innovation: A Study of Two International Building Exhibitions in Germany

Marilyn Bruin (Housing Studies): Understanding the Careers of Two Community Developers: Their Backgrounds, Motivations, and Accomplishments

Arthur Chen (Architecture): Study Swahili Public Squares

John Comazzi (Architecture): L’Aqua Alta: A Photography Exhibition Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1966 Florence Flood

Brad Holschuh (Apparel Design): Exploration of Morphing Clothing and Wearable Technology Applications Using Active Materials

Lisa Hsieh (Architecture): The Myth of Clouds: the Readable, Playable, Edible, and Wearable Architecture of Japanese New Wave

Hyunjoo Im (Retail Merchandising): Retail Experience Design through Customer Journey Creation

Daniel Jasper (Graphic Design): Product of Our Times

Rebecca Krinke (Landscape Architecture): Dakota Language Table

Barry Kudrowitz (Product Design): elBulli Foundation Research in Food Design

Steven McCarthy (Graphic Design): Stanford’s Design Program: a Visual History of Thinking and Doing

Laura Musacchio (Landscape Architecture): The Remaking of Urban Natures: The Culture, Ecology, and Politics of Cultivating Plants and Habitats in Yards and Neighborhoods

Andrzej Piotrowski (Architecture): Daylight in Architectural Monuments of South Armenia

Daniela Sandler (Architecture): Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin since 1989

Matthew Tucker (Landscape Architecture): Urban Headwaters: Rivers and Tributaries of the Anthropocene

Stephanie Zollinger (Interior Design): Jack Lenor Larsen Oral History Project


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