college of architecture + designstudent organizations


Alternative Energy Student Group

The AESG's purpose is to provide students with a medium whereby they can apply their educational studies to real-world applications of alternative energy technologies. AESG seeks to increase the student body's awareness and knowledge of alternative energy technologies on campus and encourages students to remember the significance of sustainable energy as they embark upon their professional careers.

Advisor Info: Robert Fletcher, E18, x2525, 



American Institute Of Architecture Students

The American Institute Of Architecture Students is a student-based organization open to anyone interested in architecture and/or community service. The goal of the group is to establish a strong Lawrence Tech design community through mentoring, service and leadership. The AIAS strives to bridge the gap between school and the professional world by providing networking opportunities with architects throughout the Metro-Detroit area.

Advisor Info: Jim Stevens,, 248.204.2854



American Institute Of Graphic Artists

The AIGA is the professional association for design. This Lawrence Technological University student organization is your connection to the student graphic designers on campus. It is also a great opportunity to network with other as professionals and as organizations.

Advisor Info: Lilian Crum,  248.204.2862



American Society of Heating, Refrigerating,
and Air-Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of some 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Janice K. Means  248.204.2852



Interior Architecture Student Organization

The purpose of the IASO is to gain access to the latest design developments, network with peers and professionals and become a member of the professional interiors organizations (American Society of Interior Designers - ASID; International Interior Design Association - IIDA; Coalition for Interior Design Registration - CIDR)

Faculty Advisor: Karen Swanson, 248.204.2874


National Organization Of Minority Architecture Students

NOMAS, which thrives only when voluntary members contribute their time and resources, has as its mission the building of a strong national organization, strong chapters and strong members for the purpose of minimizing the effect of racism in out profession.

Faculty Advisor: Kenneth Crutcher,  248.204.2813



Tau Sigma Delta: The Honor Society For Architecture And The Allied Disciplines

Tau Sigma Delta is the only nationally recognized honor society in the field of architecture, landscape architecture & the allied arts.

Faculty Advisor: Dierdre Hennebury, 248.204.2871