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Detroit Living Labs (2014-2016)


Title of Project :

Detroit Living Labs (2014-2016)
Funding : Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC)

Responsible :

Carmela Cucuzzella
Jean-Pierre Chupin

Community Partner:

Detroit Future City

Students :

Michael Maclean
Hannah Materne
Tatev Yesayanmple

Detroit Living Labs is a research-creation project focusing on post industrial cities such as Detroit.  Students worked during two winter semesters on studying marginalized or abandoned sites. These public spaces became the  infrastructure needed for urban re-invigoration. The projects were all presented to the non-profit organization, Detroit Future City.  During these presentations, city architects and city urban planners were invited to critique the project proposals.

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