Architecture senior Eric Craig receives honorable mention for Flint, Mich.-Genesee Towers design, part of THE NO VACANCY studio

Architecture senior Eric Craig received honorable mention for his proposed Flint, Mich.-Genesee Towers design in a Genesse Towers design competition and the work will be shared and recognized at a AIA-Flint unveiling event on April 8, 2011. Craig participated in Lecturer Catie Newell’s architecture studio this semester that is studying abandoned buildings and speculating on spatial material repurposing.

The competition invited international submissions and was judged competitively.

To commemorate AIA’s National Architecture Week April 11-15, 2011, entries will be displayed at the Greater Flint Arts Council Building, 816 South Saginaw Street in downtown Flint. For more information:

About Genesee Towers in Flint, Michigan:
“Begun in 1966 and completed in 1968, the tower consists of 172,000 square feet (15,979 square meters) of office space in 10 stories, which overhang an 8-story parking garage and lobby level for a total of 19 floors. The building stands 250 feet (76 m) high and has been the tallest building in the city of Flint and Genesee County since its completion.” Source: