Dean Tom Fisher (Architecture) is profiled on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Web site. Fisher cites social critic Lewis Mumford as one of his primary influences. "He talked about how architects used to be more at the center of intellectual life in this country, and that we had largely given up our place as public intellectuals, which he thought was a shame, given the importance the physical environment has on our lives," says Fisher. "I've been trying to live up to that challenge ever since."
design college of design tom fisher architecture award awards announcement cdes sustainable students video university of minnesota 2014 goldstein museum of design aia landscape architecture exhibition alumni lecture lucy dunne research museum competition art fashion minneapolis barry kudrowitz community event project events from the dean goldstein study abroad conference fashion show haiti international sustainability awards magazine public interest design conferences graphic design metropolitan design center minnesota schedule star tribune sustainabiliy apparel design