The mission of the Center for Rural Design is to work with people to protect and improve rural landscapes, cultures, and communities through innovative design strategies.
CRD strives to reconnect people with their region's landscapes cultures, communities, and environments.
Working with University faculty, graduate students, rural communities, and industry CRD offers an integrative, problem-solving approach. Through research-based design projects that include a diversity of disciplines, the Center promotes communication and learning in rural communities and amongst policymakers about designed solutions to complex rural issues.
This page last modified on August 3, 2010.