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Interdisciplinary Studio: The Future of Duluth

[Update: December 14, 2012] Students in an interdisciplinary landscape architecture and architecture graduate studio presented their final projects at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth, MN on Wednesday, December 12.More photos from DuluthDuluth Mayor Don Ness was in attendance, along with city planners, port authority workers, and design professionals from around the region. Over 100 people stopped by to see the projects during the two-hour event.The Duluth News Tribune featured the graduate studio on their front page Thursday morning, and Fox News will broadcast a story about the student presentations later next week.[Update: November 29, 2012] Architecture and landscape architecture students in the Interdisciplinary Duluth studio project will give their final presentations in Rapson Hall in Minneapolis on Monday, December 10,…

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Photos + Video from PLAYsentations

How do you design for play?    On May 2, Barry Kudrowitz’s Toy Product Design class entertained an audience of children, designers, and curious community members with their original toy designs during PLAYsentations, a theatrical show at the Bell Museum of Natural History. If you missed the toys in action, we’ve posted more photos from PLAYsentations on Facebook. Thanks to everyone who attended – we’ll see you again (with more toys) next year!Don’t miss these slideshows: Student Tribute, Staff Tribute, Bad Ideas, and ProcessPhotos from the event on our Facebook pageVIDEO: PLAYsentations on This Week @Minnesota More information about the Product Design minor…

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College of Design co-sponsors Sustainable Communities Interdisciplinary Lecture featuring Joachim Eble

The College of Design is co-sponsoring a Sustainable Communities Interdisciplinary Lecture on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 featuring Germany’s “grandfather of green building,” Joachim Eble of Joachim Eble-Architektur. The lecture highlights Eble’s experience in sustainable, “healthy” design and eco-city projects throughout Europe and Asia. The event will open with a brief summary of the the vision for a sustainable, University-founded community at UMore Park. Following Eble’s lecture, a reactor panel, including Dean Tom Fisher (Architecture), will share their expertise and perspectives on economic, environmental and social sustainability.

The lecture will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the 3M Auditorium in the Carlson School of Management. A light reception will follow the lecture in the Carlson School of Management Atrium.

More information and registration is available on the UMore Park website.

Additionally, Eble will participate in a sustainable community and eco-city design seminar on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., in 225 Rapson Hall. For information about the seminar, contact John Carmody, carmo001@umn.edu.

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