Design, Technology and Society

This specialization integrates design research with disciplines such as the social sciences, the applied sciences and the humanities.


Faculty Members in Design, Technology and Society

Name Research Interests
Abughannam, Rana socio-political conditions that govern architecture and urbanity
Bass, John Constested landscapes Globalization and Contested Territory, Infrastructure, Social Equity, Visualization and Community Engagement
Byrne, Fionn Landscape architecture; Design innovation; Landscape studies (except architecture); Landscape design; Landscape ethics
Condon, Patrick Michael Sustainable urban design, landscape architecture, sustainable communities
Dahmen, Joseph technical methods and cultural effects of resource use at the scales of architecture and territory.
Fujita, Mari Globalization and contested territory, urbanism, contemporary theory, spatial and cultural effects of globalism, material studies, wearables, gallery installations, interiors, building designs, urban proposals
Gutierrez Monroy, Tania Identity intersection
Herrington, Susan Children’s outdoor play environments, Playgrounds, Natural play environments, Risky play, Landscape architecture, Landscape architecture history, landscape theory, Comtemporary theory, globalization and contested theory, design and history of landscapes
Jacobs, Sara
Kellett, Ronald Environmental quality, urban form, development of tools for urban design, green neighbourhoods
Lokman, Kees design studios in the landscape architecture
Meyboom, Annalisa Transportation Infrastructure and Public Space; use of structural behaviour algorithms in the generation of architectural form
Roecker, Inge Social Equity, sustainable forms of urban habitation, social and cultural entities, urban living and communities, comtemporary programming, cultural context, sustainable building
Roehr, Daniel Sustainable communities, sustainable design, materials and construction, landscape architecture, integration of living roofs as holitstic system for stormwater management
Rysanek, Adam Environmental Systems
Satterfield, Blair use of second stream materials in construction, providing designers and the community with greater access to digital design and fabrication processes, and the design and application of energy and material efficient methods for construction
Soules, Matthew relationship between contemporary capitalism and the built environment; three interrelated topics that collectively constitute a significant constellation within capitalism
Stevens, Sara history and theory of architecture and urban design, urban history, economic theory, and the history of infrastructure
Van Duzer, Leslie Body and Space, Contemporary Theory, Design Thinking
Vujosevic, Tijana Architecture; History and theory of architecture; Modern period, with special expertise in art and architecture of socialism

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