Tag Archives: student research

Looking Back to Advance: Using India’s Traditional Water Infrastructure to Design New Futures

Rendering for design of pond

In her senior capstone, M.L.A. student Leslie Johnson addresses water management issues in the village of Dhamori, India with the hope that her research may one day be scaled up to help others.

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Faculty Display Research at Annual Poster Session

Aerial view of East Bank

From redesigning patient hospital gowns to creating a better deep winter greenhouse, College of Design faculty and graduate students work on the forefront of design research. Find out more about our faculty’s recent work.

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Bringing Universal Design to the Self-Checkout Counter

Universal Design Icons

The self-checkout counter. It’s a common sight in grocery stores across the nation. But what impact does it have on the design of a store and on the people who use it? Teaming up with retail merchandising faculty Hye-Young Kim, architecture student Ryan Hansen seeks to answer this question in his honors thesis research.

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