Get to know: James Timberlake ’74, making designs that matter

As the son of an Episcopalian minister, the last place James Timberlake thought he would find himself was a Jesuit university. But it’s his education at University of Detroit he credits with giving him the skills and confidence to build a successful career in architecture helping design significant projects like, …

Get to Know: Graig Donnelly ’03, designs on Detroit’s future

As a University of Detroit Mercy architecture student, Graig Donnelly thought his future held a lifetime of designing houses and buildings. Today, as TechTown Detroit’s chief strategy officer, Wayne State University’s assistant vice president for Economic Development and one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ 40 Under 40, Donnelly said he had …

Detroit Mercy to host student design conference

The Detroit Mercy School of Architecture will host the prestigious student-oriented Design Futures Student Leadership Forum on the McNichols Campus May 21-25. This sixth annual event brings together student leaders from across the country to discuss and explore public interest design — known as PID — both as it is …

School of Architecture program in Volterra receives innovation award

  The Volterra Reality Capture Workshop run by University of Detroit Mercy professors won the 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Innovation People’s Choice Award. The Reality Capture Workshop (located in the city of Volterra, Italy) is a long-term collaborative project to create a complete digital documentation of a historical city …