2013 Imagine Fund Faculty Awards
The Annual Imagine Fund Faculty Awards at the University of Minnesota support innovative research in the arts, design, and humanities. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the following College of Design faculty were awarded up to $5,000 for their project proposals.

  • Assistant Professor Blaine Brownell (Architecture) - Architectural Frontiers in China
  • Associate Professor Arthur Chen (Architecture) - Typological Study of Swahili Public Squares
  • Professor Renee Cheng (Architecture, Head) - Architecture in Modern China: Lost Art or Strong Tradition?
  • Assistant Professor Greg Donofrio (Architecture) - Market Forces: The History Behind the Infrastructure of What We Eat
  • Associate Professor Tasoulla Hadjiyanni (Interior) - When Places Speak - A Photography exhibit
  • Professor Brad Hokanson (Graphic, Associate Dean for Research and Outreach) - Xul Solar and Joaquin Torres-Garcia: Pioneers in design thinking
  • Assistant Professor Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla (Architecture) - Stonecutting Indigenous Artistry: the Sixteenth-Century Ribbed Vaults of la Mixteca, Mexico
  • Assistant Professor Hye-Young Kim (Retail) - Histography of Consumption and Retailing
  • Professor Rebecca Krinke (Landscape) - Wish I Was Here
  • Assistant Professor Barry Kudrowitz (Product) - Teaching Design Principles with Food
  • Professor Karen LaBat (Apparel) - The Designer's Guide to the Human Body
  • Professor Lance LaVine (Architecture) - Analysis of Architectural Design Constructs 1927-Present
  • Professor Barbara Martinson (Graphic) - The Geography of Disparity: A Study in Abstraction
  • Assistant Professor Ozayr Saloojee (Architecture) - Constructing Muslim Space and Image in Cape Town (1794-1868)
  • Associate Professor Marc Swackhamer (Architecture) - Var Vac Wall System: an Installation in the School of Architecture
  • Assistant Professor Matthew Tucker (Landscape) - Feral Gardens, Forests and Meadows: Post-Industrial Landscapes of Nature (Photographic Exhibition)

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