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A super energy efficient home can have George Jetson technology inside -- but this very traditional exterior. Meadowlark Builders photo.

Ann Arbor Home Designed For The Future Offers Public Look ‘Behind The Drywall’

The Ann Arbor architecture firm Architecture Resource and the green building and remodeling company Meadowlark Builders will offer another of their peeks “behind the drywall” of a resource-efficient home under construction in Ann Arbor this weekend, Dec. 14 and 15.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

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Art and Architecture Research Gets Boost Via ProQuest’s Comprehensive Archive

ProQuest is arming researchers studying the history of art and architecture with a comprehensive digital archive of the magazines considered the most accurate 20th-century chronicles of these disciplines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Left to right: Mike Kirk, Beverly Hannah Jones, Gene Carroll, and Joel Smith

Hannah, Neumann-Smith In New Joint Venture

Hannah & Associates Inc. and Neumann-Smith Architecture have formalized the long-standing business association between the two firms and key partners and established a joint venture known as Hannah-Neumann/Smith.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

Harley Ellis Devereaux

Harley Ellis Devereaux, Detroit Students Explore Construction, Architecture and Engineering Industry

For the fourth year in a row, a group of Harley Ellis Devereaux’s staff have participated in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program as volunteer mentors that are practicing professionals within those fields.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

LTU Signs Agreement With Chinese University

Lawrence Technological University and North China University of Technology in Beijing have signed agreements to enable Chinese students to earn master’s degrees from LTU in architecture or interior design.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

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Neumann/Smith Architecture Latest Creative Firm To Open Up In Downtown Detroit

Neumann/Smith Architecture, a design firm specializing in architecture and interior design for corporate, commercial, academic, and recreational facilities, today announced it will open a design studio in downtown Detroit’s Wright Kay Building, located at 1500 Woodward Ave., between Clifford and Farmer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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Best Budget Arts And Culture Options In Detroit

Even if you’re on a budget, you can still get your dose of high culture at many of these great options for Detroit residents.

04/09/2012

Mt. Aconcagua ("Stone Sentinel") in the Andes in western Argentina. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Dust Tornadoes, Icy Mountain Winds Can’t Stop UM Student And His Tent

Disaster struck on the first day of Andrew McCarthy’s expedition to climb Aconcagua — the tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere. The graduate student in architecture at the University of Michigan had just pitched the tent that he made himself in a valley when a 40-foot-tall dust tornado kicked up a rock and sent it flying into the side of the dwelling, puncturing a fist-sized hole in a side panel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech Summer Camps Provide Path To Degree And Beyond

This summer, Lawrence Technological University will hold more than 20 enrichment camps to introduce high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to topics that could lead to a college major or a career.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

Andrew McCarthy's tent in a 120-mph wind tunnel test

UM Architecture Student Builds Tent For Ultimate Survival Test

Andrew McCarthy didn’t know how to sew five weeks ago. But that didn’t stop the University of Michigan graduate student in architecture from stitching up his own tent for a thesis project. Now, McCarthy is planning to put the tent to the ultimate test. He’s going to sleep in it as he climbs Aconcagua — the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

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