University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
School of Architecture College of Design

Rural Design: A New Design Discipline


January 4, 2012




Rural areas worldwide are undergoing profound change creating considerable challenges and stress for its residents and on the ecosystems upon which they depend. Rural design brings design thinking and the problem-solving process of design to rural issues recognizing that human and natural systems are inextricably coupled and engaged in continuous cycles of mutual influence and response.


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