Lubomir Popov, Bowling Green State University


Position: Professor, Bowling Green State University

Educational Background:
Ph.D. in Sociology; Ph.D. in Architecture, Post-doctoral training in architecture/ community development



Professional Background and Affiliations:
Bowling Green State University; AACS, SSSI, SfAA, AEA, EDRA, Institute for High Performance Planners (IHHP), DRS, IDEC, Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC).

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What are your main research interests?
Sociocultural aspects of facilities planning/programming; organizational design, program planning; social design, design thinking, design process; knowledge utilization/translation.

What projects are you currently working on?
Social design, theory of facilities programming, social aspects of space.

What interesting research findings have emerged from your work? How have these been applied?
Recently, I am working on frameworks for collecting programming information, issues of social design, and sociocultural aspects of space. My theoretical work is applied in developing frameworks for collecting information, research guidelines, and adaptation of research methods; as well as new models of design thinking adapted to the social professions.

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