UMN Partners

Great Lakes Design Lab
Metropolitan Design Center

Center for Sustainable Building Research
Institute on the Environment
Tourism Center
Water Resources Center
Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships

External Partners

Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Board of Water and Soil Resources

Note about the Center for Rural Design:

Greater Minnesota can and should have a bright future. The University has the capacity and expertise to engage greater MInnesota in 21st century development that will provide a better future. Past efforts by the Center for Rural Design had positive impacts and the work continues with the Center for Changing Landscapes, the Center for Sustainable Building Research, and the Metropolitan Design Center, along with partners at Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and other groups at the University.