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arts + design + health innovation

Operating within the College of Arts and Architecture Research Office, ADRI seeks to improve lives through research and application of arts and design practices to health and well-being. In keeping with goals outlined in the College’s strategic plan, ADRI projects are typically collaborative and interdisciplinary in nature, push methodological boundaries, link research and teaching, make innovative use of technology, and engage with university-wide research initiatives and priorities. ADRI also coordinates and hosts a range of programming designed to foster, support, and broadly disseminate innovative arts, design, and health-focused research and practice.

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Stuckeman School researcher leads study of building emissions in cities

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Rahman Azari, associate professor of architecture in the Stuckeman School, is leading an interdisciplinary team of Penn State researchers that is studying the emissions associated with


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New Roberto Lugo exhibition pays tribute to Penn State mentors

SoVA alumnus Roberto Lugo dedicates part of his current exhibition at Grounds for Sculpture to his mentors, including several Penn Staters.
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Interactive art installation highlights power of interdisciplinary collaboration

The new Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building is now home to “Augmented Encounters,” a quilt-like, interactive art installation.
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