Grants / Fellowships

YEAR
2010-2012Research Bridging Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Awarded for a design research project: The EEL, an installation investigating into the performative and transformative quality of architecture in direct response to the changing condition of its environment.
2008-2009Committee on Research Faculty Research Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Awarded for a design research project: Infrastructural Morphology
2007Committee on Research Travel Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Partial funding support a juried presentation for an International Interdisciplinary Conference:Defining Space, University College Dublin, Ireland 10.11-10.13
2007-2008Faculty Research Enabling Grant, University of California, Berkeley
2006The Mellon Foundation and The Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley Strategic Work Group on: Art as Research, organized by Assoc. Prof. Shannon Jackson, Department of Rhetoric, and Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, UC Berkeley
2005Faculty Research Enabling Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Partial funding support for experimental project: Hidden Cities
2004Faculty Research Enabling Grant, University of California, Berkeley
2002UC MEXUS Grant, University of California, Riverside
Funding support travel expenses for the coordinator of a graduate design studio: Intelligent Skin, focusing on the studies of urban issues in Mexico City. $1,500
1999The LEF Foundation Grant, California
Partial funding for Liquescence, an installation for the First Design Triennial, Design Culture Now, at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York. $5,000
1997The Townsend Center for the Humanities Grant, University of California, Berkeley:Support funding for an architectural installation studio: Sensual Seams. $1,600
1996The Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship Award, Harvard University: Award for travel in Japan for six months to do research on Japanese domestic
1995Faculty Research Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Seams: Connecting Spatial Fabric, exploring the concept of 'seam' in Japanese architectural and filmic space from 1930 to 1960. $5,000