Tag Archives: Emerging

A Design Twist on the Local Foodie Movement

In a classroom on the first floor of McNeal Hall, students wait patiently with plastic spoons.They are inaugural participants in the first Food and Design class, a hands-on, edible experimentation course that teaches basic design principles through food. Today their assignment was to develop an innovative flavor and texture pairing in one spoon-sized bite. The bite-sized hors d'oeuvres on display, which needed to highlight a seasonal fruit or vegetable, range from caramelized sweet potatoes with crispy bacon to green tea Jell-O with maple cranberry apple sauce."I have always been interested in looking at food as a designed project," says instructor Barry Kudrowitz, assistant professor and the director of the product design program. "If you view food as something that you…

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Clinton Hewitt Receives 2012 President's Award for Outstanding Service

Clinton Hewitt (Emeritus, Landscape Architecture) is the recipient of the 2012 President’s Award for Outstanding Service, an award recognizing his remarkable work with the University and in the field of Landscape Architecture.  Professor Hewitt is recognized for greatly expanding the understanding and impact of landscape architecture. When he retired in 2009, friends and colleagues established the Clinton N. Hewitt Fellowship to celebrate his leadership and provide a financial award to landscape architecture students with exceptional potential.”Clint is the embodiment of the climate of respect that underpins the everyday dignity of the University of Minnesota,” said Professor Lance Neckar, head of the Department of Landscape Architecture. In 2011, Professor Hewitt was named a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architecture…

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College of Design's 'Emerging' Magazine Now Available

The College of Design's Emerging magazine is now available online. Our latest issue of Emerging highlights our five years as a college, as well as some new faces at both the college and University level, as we kick off year six. There are stories featuring our efforts in Haiti and our work with Habitat for Humanity here in Minnesota. You'll note on our cover, and within Emerging, our tribute to Professor Emeritus Leonard Parker. We also have new partnerships and new technologies here at the college. Please be sure to read page three on how you'll be able to find Emerging in the future. For the latest on everything here at the College of Design, stay tuned to our blog,…

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Cornell receives AIA MN Emerging Talent of the Year award

AIA Minnesota and Midwest Home have named Meghan Kell Cornell (BArch, 1998), AIA, Kell Architects, the 2011 Emerging Talent of the Year award recipient.

The award recognizes the individual architect, offering a unique opportunity to highlight an architect’s professional achievement and recognize promising careers dedicated to excellence in the design of single-family homes. Cornell will be featured in Midwest Home’s 2011 April/May issue and recognized at an event in April.

AIA MN Press Release “AIA Minnesota and Midwest Home Magazine Announce the 2011 Architect of Distinction and Emerging Talent Award for Residential Architecture

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CDes events this week — September 13, 2010


Time Frames and Other Stories opening reception
Thursday, September 16, 2010, 6 p.m., Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library
Architectural plans create the pragmatic framework for a complex narrative of built space in the exhibition of work by Tom Rose. A professor in the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota, Rose links his interest in the phenomenology of place with imagery based on real places and actual photographed fragments of structures.

Making, Selling, Buying, Using: Emerging Issues in Product Design
Friday, September 17, 2010, 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., 402 Walter Library and Campus Club
A one-day symposium bringing together faculty, researchers, practitioners and leaders for a lively event devoted to product design. The day will feature fast-paced presentations from a variety of perspectives, keynotes by Andrew Blauvelt (Chief of Communications and Audience Engagement, Walker Art Center), Maggie Breslin (design researcher at Mayo Clinic’s SPARC Program) and Barry Kudrowitz (incoming U of M product design faculty), plus networking and discussion. Registration required.

Special Housing Forum: Roberta Goodman & the film “Empress Hotel”
Friday, September 17, 2010, 11:15 a.m., Honeywell Auditorium, CSOM
A social activist for nearly 40 years, Goodman’s work has spanned a wide spectrum from community activism to international human rights. In 2004, Goodman managed the Empress Hotel, a Direct Access to Housing site for the San Francisco Department of Public Health. The innovative project transitions people from homelessness to subsidized permanent supportive housing. Co-sponsored by the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). Registration required.


Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

Time Frames and Other Stories
Through October 16, 2010
Architectural plans create the pragmatic framework for a complex narrative of built space in the exhibition of work by Tom Rose (Art).

Goldstein Museum of Design

Odegard Award for Excellence in Rug Design
September 12 – September 19, 2010, GMD foyer
The Odegard Award for Excellence in Rug Design acknowledges the outstanding achievement in the field of original student rug design. The competition was created to show student designers how combining modern designs with traditional hand knotting techniques can increase awareness and respect for the legacy of textile and carpet weaving.

HGA Gallery

Andrea Cochran: Landscapes
Through October 24, 2010
Cochran’s work draws boundaries with a controlled palette of materials, creating permeable edges that blur the line between the natural and built environment.

Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu.

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