Constance Bodurow, AAIA, AICP, CUD is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) College of Architecture + Design, and Founding Director of studio[Ci], a transdisciplinary design collaborative in Detroit (http://studio-ci.net/). An urbanist with over twenty years of practice, teaching, and research experience, Bodurow holds a BFA (industrial design) from Michigan State University and Masters Degrees in planning/urban design and architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P).
Tenured in January 2013, Professor Bodurow was granted Sabbatical for AY2015-2016 and was a Visiting Scholar with the MIT School of Architecture + Planning Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU) and with the UVa School of Architecture BiophilicCities Lab. Professor Bodurow is a registered planner, certified urban designer. Her award winning design research addresses design opportunities related to net zero energy, generative uses for vacancy, and hybridized infrastructure networks at the scale of the structure, site, neighborhood, city, and bio-region. Professor Bodurow has held six visiting appointments in Asia, the EU, and North America.
Professor Bodurow's research has been funded by the AIA, LISC, MSHDA, MSU REI, Ford Motor Company Fund, and the Coleman Foundation with in kind support from LTU. She has been published by Wiley-Blackwell, Revue Internationale de Géomatique, the ARCC Journal, and been accepted for peer reviewed dissemination through AIA, APA, ACSA, ACSP, ARCC, EAAE, UAA, EUAA, ICONUS, the Energy Forum, SEED Network, et.al. A forthcoming book chapter entitled Transdisciplinary method and a NZE future for the city will be published by Taylor & Francis.
Professor Bodurow teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses and studios in architecture, design, ecological urbanism, and visualization. Bodurow has created and taught the Transdisciplinary Design (TDD) studio - networked infrastructures, research and practice - beginning in 2012 with the support of the Coleman Foundation, Coleman Fellows program, and evolved the pedagogy for the Hybridized Ecosystem for Infrastructure and Renewable Systems (HEIRS) studio, launched in fall 2016.