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Richard H. Pennell Center Request for Proposals

 Program Rationale

The Mission of the Richard H. Pennell Sr. Center for Research in Design and Building (CRDB) is to support research activities of the faculty and students housed in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH) School of Design and Building comprised of the School of Architecture and the Departments of Construction Science and Management, and City Planning & Real Estate Development for the improvement of the associated professional disciplines. 

The goals of the Center are to:

1. Promote and disseminate high-level research and scholarship useful for practitioners and officials working in the fields influencing the built environment, as well research that is more broadly relevant;

2. Promote interdisciplinary approaches to understanding, building, and managing the built  environment; and

3. Provide opportunities to faculty and students to develop important ideas that can leverage future funding.

Call for Proposals