2017 Imagine Fund Award Recipients Announced

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Across the College of Design, our faculty’s research is tackling global problems and advancing their fields. This spring, 19 faculty members received grants from the University’s Imagine Fund, which supports innovative research in the arts, humanities, and design fields. Take a look at the research that our faculty members are conducting with their grants:

Abimbola Asojo (Interior Design): Creativity, Culture, and Identity in Africa and the African Diaspora

James Boyd Brent (Graphic Design): 2d3d Lab: Recreating A Culture of Hands-On Surface Design Production

Blaine Brownell (Architecture): Material and Energy Futures: World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan

Arthur Chen (Architecture): Study Swahili Public Squares

Renee Cheng (Architecture): Research Practices in U.S. and Europe: Comparing Architectural Practices Here and Abroad

Vincent deBritto (Landscape Architecture): Restoration of the Markermeer

Richard Graves (CSBR): Lost Waters: Starting a Conversation About Water and the Built Environment

Linsey Griffin (Apparel Design): Geometric Pattern-Play: Exploring Shape, Structure, and Apparel Design Through Geometry

Brad Hokanson (Graphic Design): Craft and Design Thinking: An Exploration

Andrea Johnson (Architecture): Building Poems: Material and Spatial Writing

Rebecca Krinke (Landscape Architecture): Healing Place with the Dakota Language Table

Karen Lutsky (Landscape Architecture): Curious Methods: Investigations of the Littoral Landscapes of the Great Lakes

Jacob Mans (Architecture): Ad Hoc Innovation

Kristine Miller (Landscape Architecture): Design Equity, An Open-Source Textbook

Kristine Mun (Architecture): Post-Human Urbanity – A Biosynthetic Future

Laura Musacchio (Landscape Architecture): Gardens as Landscape Infrastructure: Redefining Urban Nature in Post-Industrial Cities

Eugene Park (Graphic Design): Online Voice Interface for Visualizing Sound Data as Typographic Compositions

Julia Robinson (Architecture): Symposium on Innovative Housing: Engaging the Community

Daniela Sandler (Architecture): Empty Space: Grassroots Urbanism in Contemporary São Paulo

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