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Edward Orlowski, AIA, LEED

Edward Orlowski, AIA, LEED
Associate Professor

College of Architecture and Design

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Feedom Freedom Growers
Food accessibility, quality, and quantity in Detroit is often a topic of student interest in this studio.  They are frequently concerned about alarming reports of obesity and poor public health in the city, as well as the preponderance of fringe food retailers (gas stations, liquor stores, convenience shops, dollar stores, and other small mart type […]
GO EAST Welcome Center
Each year the Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood holds their ‘Jazzin’ on Jefferson’ Festival, a two-day celebration of music and community.  This year, with the support of the Jefferson East Business Association and the AIA-Detroit Urban Priorities Committee, a new element was added to the festival: pop-up businesses and galleries in currently-unused storefronts on a one-block section of […]
End of another semester…..for some.
Last month brought the end of the semester, and another evening of sharing between the students and several guests, including LTU President Virinder Moudgil, numerous studio alums, and some of the local agents partaking in the student projects.  Kudos to the students: Scott Barnes, Matthew Brown, Michal Burshtein, Peggy DeVos, John Galwaa, Lillian Kusmierz, Matt […]
Designing for Autism
Awareness of various forms of autism has increased in recent years, but the impacts of the built environment on those with this affliction – particularly children – is not frequently addressed in design studios.  In his project for the Autism Collaborative Center, student Mike Neuhalfen investigated specific activities that people with autism struggle with.  Through […]
Recreate to Re-Create Lives: A Recreation Link
Student Erica Muldoon sought to work with a local nonprofit who strives to help “heal Michigan’s victimized girls and women with best-practice treatment programs designed to meet their unique needs while serving other vulnerable children and families within Southeast Michigan.” Erica was inspired by their mission is to build a community that “enables vulnerable girls, […]