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Dark Matter University with DJA: Racial Justice in the Architecture Discipline

Dark Matter University with DJA: Racial Justice in the Architecture Discipline Register Here for Live Stream Link This event will bring together Dark Matter University with Taubman College’s Design Justice Actions student group to discuss racial justice in the architecture discipline. Dark Matter’s Lisa Henry Benham and Jelisa Blumberg will provide deeper insights into the organization’s […]

Raoul Wallenberg Lecture: Michael Kimmelman, New York Times

Lecture: Michael Kimmelman Live Streamed Here Join for the Fall 2020 Raoul Wallenberg Lecture featuring Michael Kimmelman of the New York Times. Kimmelman's remarks, in conversation with Dean Jonathan Massey, will be followed by a public interview with Taubman College's Agora and Dimensions publications, exploring the role of journalists in issues of racial justice, social […]

2021 MLK Symposium: Building the Beloved Community Through Trauma-Informed Design

2021 MLK Symposium: Building the Beloved Community Through Trauma-Informed Design Live Streamed Here The Taubman College MLK Planning Committee presents the 2021 MLK Symposium: Building the Beloved Community Through Trauma-Informed Design. According to Dr. King, “the Beloved Community is a global vision, in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth.” This symposium, led […]

Raoul Wallenberg Lecture: f-architecture

Raoul Wallenberg Lecture: f-architecture Live Streamed Here feminist architecture collaborative (f-architecture) is a three-woman* architectural research enterprise aimed at disentangling the contemporary spatial politics of bodies, intimately and globally. Their projects traverse theoretical and material registers to locate new forms of architectural work through critical relationships with collaborators across continents and an expanding definition of […]

Charles Correa International Lecture: Xu Tiantian

Charles Correa International Lecture: Xu Tiantian, DnA_Design and Architecture Xu Tiantian is the founding principal of DnA _Design and Architecture. She has received numerous awards such as the WA China Architecture Award in 2006 and 2008, the Architectural League New York’s Young Architects Award in 2008, the Design Vanguard Award in 2009 by Architecture Record […]

John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture: Leong Leong

John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture: Leong Leong The 2021 John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Leong Leong Founding Partners, Christopher Leong and Dominic Leong. Click here to watch the live event Leong Leong is a minority-owned architecture firm and creative agency that uses the power of design to advance visionary social agendas within the built […]

Lecture & Panel: Deanna Van Buren, Designing Justice + Designing Spaces (DJDS)

Lecture & Panel: Deanna Van Buren, Designing Justice + Designing Spaces (DJDS) Deanna Van Buren is the Executive Director, Design Director, and Co-Founder of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces (DJDS), an architecture and real estate development non-profit building infrastructure to end mass incarceration. As one of only 500 licensed Black female architects in the U.S, […]

Design Futures Forum, "Local Action: Acts of Urbanism"

DESIGN FUTURES FORUM, "Local Action: Acts of Urbanism" Join for the first of three public events hosted as part of the Design Futures Forum, "Local Action: Acts of Urbanism." Acts of Urbanism is an experimental research initiative at the intersection of design, urbanism, and the performing arts, conceived to advance an expanded set of critical tools […]

Design Futures Forum, "Local Knowledge: Emerging Voice"

Design Futures Forum, "Local Knowledge: Emerging Voice" Join for the second of three public events hosted as part of the Design Futures Forum. "Local Knowledge" will feature four short panel discussions and an open Q+A featuring 12 Detroit-native emerging designers sharing their thoughts on the design field and built environment. The panelists are connected through their […]

Design Futures Forum Keynote: Monica Lewis Patrick with Emily Kutil

Design Futures Forum Keynote: Monica Lewis Patrick with Emily Kutil Join for the keynote public event hosted as part of the Design Futures Forum featuring Monica Lewis Patrick with Emily Kutil. Using We the People of Detroit’s cross-disciplinary research, Monica Lewis-Patrick and Emily Kutil will discuss dynamics of infrastructure, race, and public health that define the struggle for […]