Organization profile

Organization profile

The Metropolitan Design Center is an emerging design and research-based institution belonging to the University's College of Design, conceived to facilitate an environment for creative thinking and community engagement while fostering an integrative view of the City, bringing together many fields of research to advance innovative urban design strategies for the achievement of sustainable cities and regions in the State of Minnesota.

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architect Social Sciences
Ecology Engineering & Materials Science
cause of death Social Sciences
public health Social Sciences
Education Engineering & Materials Science
health Social Sciences
Topography Engineering & Materials Science
ecology Social Sciences

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Gabrielle F Clowdus

Person: Researcher

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Thomas R Fisher

Person: Researcher, Faculty

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Joseph P Hang

Person: Researcher

Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 2015 2018

Remote care communities: healthcare housing for the chronically homeless

Clowdus, G. F., Fisher, T. R., Walsh, W. E., Dempsey, S. P., Brown, A. T. & Pryor, J. L., Jan 2 2018, In : Housing and Society. 45, 1, p. 42-52 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health care
affordable housing

The Architecture of Ethics

Fisher, T., 2018, Milton: Routledge. 243 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Citation (Scopus)


Preiser, W. F. E., Fisher, T. R. & Hardy, A. E., Sep 1 2017, Adaptive Architecture: Changing Parameters and Practice. Taylor and Francis, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript