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June 8, 2018

Lawrence Tech students and faculty contribute to architecture and design exhibition in Venice.

CoAD is in Venice! A team of CoAD faculty and students and recent graduates have an installation on display in the exhibition, “Time Space Existence,” now open in the European Cultural Centre in Venice. Running concurrently with the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, the exhibition features 100 architecture and design teams from 6 continents...[ Read full article ]
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May 3, 2018

LTU students design 20th anniversary logo for MotorCities National Heritage Area

The MotorCities National Heritage Area has begun celebrating its 20th anniversary with special branding designed by students of Lawrence Technological University.

Old Redford: New Redford
May 2, 2018

LTU's design ideas for revitalizing Old Redford to be showcased Thursday night

A couple of chance conversations have led Lawrence Technological University, its students, its faculty and its staff into a long-term project to produce ideas for improving Detroit’s Old Redford neighborhood on the city's northwest side.
March 29, 2018

Moudgil: LTU making good on strategic plan's goals

Lawrence Technological University is emerging as an applied research powerhouse while continuing a successful transition to an undergraduate-focused residential campus. That was the word from President Virinder Moudgil this week at his annual State of the University address, attended by about 200 faculty and staff.

February 28, 2018

Albert Kahn lecture and "Guardians of Detroit" gallery talk at Lawrence Tech

Albert Kahn, the man who designed Detroit’s powerhouse industrial buildings, is the focus of a lecture, gallery talk and exhibition at Lawrence Technological University on Wednesday, March 28.
February 20, 2018

CoAD alum Kathryn Grube wins National Award for Color Design

Lawrence Tech graduate Kathryn Grube's functional color design work for classrooms and labs at the Johnson County Community College (JCCC) wins a national award. Grube, with JCCCs Interior Design Department, was recognized for Project of Distinction in the 2017 Educational Design Showcase for College Planning & Management l Spaces 4 Learning Magazine.

Read more about the project here.

STEM Future City 2018
February 19, 2018

Detroit Future City Competition

The Marburger STEM Center's executive director, Dr. Sibrinia Collins helped mentor a team from Farwell Recreation Center - DPRD, which was led by Ms. Katrina LeFlore and Chris LeFlore for The Engineering Society of Detroit's Future City Competition on January 22, 2018. The team brought home the 2018 Building a World of Difference Award.

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February 15, 2018

Campus-Wide Anime/Game Conference

 LTU is hosting a campus-wide Anime and Game-centric Convention/Conference April 21st. It runs 10am-7pm that Saturday and combines Anime Clubs panels, talks and tournaments with Infinite Machine hosting student games throughout A200/A210 and Art Shop putting on their annual Open Crate art exhibition and auction. Needless to say, this is a huge amount of content for prospective students, current students, alumni and more.
February 12, 2018

CoAD Professor Dale Gyure's new book "Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World" reviewed in Chicago Tribune

Excerpt: "A fine new book, 'Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World' (Yale University Press, $65, 284 pp.), paints a more nuanced and truer portrait [of Minoru Yamasaki's work]: Yamasaki, it argues, should not be judged solely by the World Trade Center’s place-destroying gigantism, Pruitt-Igoe’s soul-crushing monotony, or the attacks of those who, noting the architect’s preference for wrapping his buildings with delicate screens, labeled him a decorator.

Instead, Dale Allen Gyure, a professor at Lawrence Technological University near Detroit, makes the compelling case that Yamasaki’s body of work and ideas remain relevant, despite his lapses."

Read the full article at the Chicago Tribune.

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