Past Fellowship / Grant

Researching Craft and Materials in Oaxaca

Exposing students to materials based on the the area of Oaxaca to design a collaborative project with the community.

Silvia Acosta, Professor of Architecture, received a GEforCD grant to prepare a design-build studio in Oaxaca, Mexico which took place in WS2020. With this research grant, Silvia located and solidified necessary partnerships and did all of the on-the-ground preparatory work towards the class.

At-A-Glance

Faculty
What
Global Engagement for Curriculum Development Grant
Where
  • Oaxaca, Mexico
When
Winter

Jan 7, 2020 — Feb 6, 2020

Department
  • Architecture
Topics
  • Art
  • Design
  • Materials
  • Architecture

About this Travel Course

Oaxaca’s colonial history is intertwined with indigenous cultures that reside along the city edges, and is the source of a rich contemporary art scene. Introducing students to ways in which to translate and collaborate their properties into new applications and processes of assembly.

Past Program Description:
Mexico: Propostitions in Oaxaca

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