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A Detroit Design School Seeks a Seat at the Table

Academic institutions can play a major role in enriching the communities they operate in. Amy Deines, interim dean of the College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University in Detroit, discusses the city and school's trajectory.
March 28, 2016, 1pm PDT | ArupAmericas
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You’ve chosen to share space in this building with private-sector companies as well as nonprofits.

Yeah. There’s so much work to be done in the city of Detroit — and of course best practices could spread to other postindustrial cities, and I’m a firm believer in collaboration and sharing knowledge and working with the thought leaders who have been here long before I got here. We’re acknowledging that we as an academy don’t have all the answers. We want to reciprocate with partners in the area, coming in and sharing this building as a resource.

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Published on Monday, March 28, 2016 in Doggerel
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