The SDSU Chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi presents the 2019 Victor K Webster lecture. Dr. Fang Xu will present on his work in participatory design with architecture students at SDSU and designers and local users in Watertown, SD to envision a future for downtown Watertown.
Dr. Fang Xu teaches in the Department of Architecture at South Dakota State.
Dr. Xu is concerned with the social and psychological dimensions of the built environment and systematic thinking in environmental research and architectural design. His research interests include user experiences in multi-family housing, contemporary practice of real estate development, and architecture professionalism in transition. His undergraduate design studios emphasize coherent design process, systematic decision-making, and behavioral and psychological aspects of design.