Michigan State Fair is Back!

The last Michigan State Fair was held in 2010. Earlier this year, the Surburban Collection Showplace announced that they would be hosting the 2012 Great Lakes State Fair on Labor Day weekend restoring the 160 year tradition of the Michigan State Fair. It won’t...

2011 AIA Michigan Design Retreat

The 22nd Annual AIA Michigan Design Retreat will be held on September 16 – 18, 2011 at Camp Hayo-Went-Ha located on Torch Lake. The following projects are scheduled to be presented: ArtPrize: the prize within Cadillac Retail Store Prototype Grand Rapids Civic...

Your Chance to see The Turkel House

Visit Detroit’s only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home – The Turkel House.  The Art Deco Society of Detroit is hosting a fundraiser on July 23rd, 2011 at The Turkel House. The Turkel house was built in 1955 and is Detroit’s only example of Frank Lloyd...

Cityscape Detroit: The Beginning

Cityscape Detroit is hosting a lecture on September 17, 2008 to talk about the beginnings of the group and share stories about various buildings and stories about Detroit. The lecture will be held at the Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library.  No RSVP is...

AIA Michigan Design Retreat [Updated]

Has anybody seen their invitation to the 19th Annual Design Retreat? I finally got my invitation! The AIA Michigan website site has a calendar entry for the event, but the link points to last year’s event.  The only note is in the upper left corner of the page...

MOCAD : considering Architecture

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) hosted an architecture related exhibit from May10th thru July 28th that seems to have “flown under the radar.”  In fact, the only reference I could find besides the MOCAD site was an even smaller article at...