Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) is breaking ground on a 30,000-square-foot, three-story commercial building at the corner of Woodward Avenue and W. Willis Street that will have Lawrence Technological University (LTU) as the anchor tenant.
In September, Associate Professor Constance Bodurow and four master’s degree candidates majoring in architecture, urban design and environmental graphics attended a week-long program at the Torino Summer School on Urban Studies for the Smart City at Politecnico di Torino (PoliTO) in Turin, Italy.
Grand Rapids architect Bryan Koehn, BSAr’86, MAr’89, is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Architecture Alumni Award presented annually by the Architecture and Design Cabinet of the Lawrence Technological University Alumni Association.
LTU third-year architecture student Brett Tripp was a finalist in a worldwide design competition held by Shaderlight, a major 3D rendering software company based in the United Kingdom.
Challenge Detroit, an urban revitalization program focused on attracting and retaining talent in Detroit, has selected recent Lawrence Tech graduate Samantha Szeszulski as one of 33 fellows who will live in Detroit and work in the metro area for a year. She received her bachelor’s degree in architecture in May.
Lawrence Technological University Adjunct Professor Charlie O’Geen has won an unrestricted prize of $25,000 as one of 18 Kresge Artist Fellows in the Literary and Visual Arts for 2013 recently named by Kresge Arts in Detroit.