Past Fellowship / Grant

Researching Sustainable Housing in Costa Rica

Peter Dean (FURN) & Jonathan Knowles (ARCH), Costa Rica: GEforCD grant to research their collaborative project towards developing curriculum that will engage RISD students, both on- and off-campus, with affordable solutions for sustainable dwellings in collaboration with the proposed partner “Project Transition” in Costa Rica, which is a part of the Sustainability Lab. During their grant-supported research, they intend to meet with the “Project Transition” team, and to meet members of the Martina Bustos community, with whom Project Transition works; survey the existing infrastructures and building know-how within the community, and learn more about the viability of affordable, sustainable housing solutions within that context through learning from partners and the community.

At-A-Glance

Faculty
What
Global Engagement for Curriculum Development Grant
Where
  • Costa RIca
When
Academic Year

Jan 1, 2020 — Jan 1, 2020

Department
  • Architecture
  • Furniture Design
Topics
  • Sustainability

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