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Shan Shui, Ren Qing: Re-envisioning Chinese Cities with Eastern Genius Loci

Shan Shui, Ren Qing: Re-envisioning Chinese Cities with Eastern Genius Loci A presentation by Weiming Lu Download: audio, small video or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video or original. Chinese cities have been undergoing rapid changes. Historic fabrics are fast disappearing. New additions tend to be poor transplants from somewhere else, bearing no relationship to […]

Brad Hokanson, December 29, 2009

Brad Hokanson is Director of the Design Institute and a professor of Design, Housing and Apparel at the University of Minnesota. His research interests include technology, media, and their affect on cognition, creation and design; the development of creative ideas, the education of designers, and the exploration of design thinking through visualization; and the advancement […]

Discussion on the Minneapolis Housing Crisis, with Ryan Allen and Jeff Crump, April 20, 2009

Ryan Allen, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs speaks on “The Unraveling of the American Dream.” Jeff Crump, an associate professor in the Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel at the University of Minnesota, speaks about “Geography, Public Policy and the Housing (and economic) Crisis.” Professor Crump teaches […]

Developing a 3-dimensional Body Satisfaction Intervention

An unrealistic image of the human body may lead to negative feelings about one’s own body which may result in unhealthy behaviors. This especially may be true for young women who are exposed to media and fashion messages portraying unrealistic images of the body as extremely tall and slender. The plan for this project is […]