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.


Global Engagement for Curriculum Development Grant
  • Costa RIca
Academic Year

Jan 1, 2020 — Jan 1, 2020

  • Architecture
  • Furniture Design
  • Sustainability

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