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Mary Hendriksen | Feb. 2013 | Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Carl Silliman speaks with a Buddhist monk

Research doesn’t happen only in musty archives or modern laboratories. Particularly at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, students from a wide range of disciplines carry out research in locations around the globe.

Last summer, a Kellogg/Kroc Undergraduate Research Grant took fifth-year architecture student Carl Silliman ’13 to remote villages in Nepal, to the frenetic city of Kathmandu, and to impoverished Tibetan refugee camps in Mainpat, India. It was all part of a project in which Silliman teamed up with his faculty mentor to both research traditional Tibetan architecture and to apply its components and principles to a redesign of the Mainpat camps.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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