105th ACSA Annual Meeting  
|  Brooklyn says "Move to Detroit"
March 23-25, 2017  |  Detroit, Michigan
Co-chairs: Luis Francisco Rico-Gutierrez, Iowa State University & Martha Thorne, IE University
Host Schools: University of Detroit MercyLawrence Technological UniversityUniversity of Michigan, & Cranbrook Academy of Art



Following is the conference schedule, which is subject to change.  Please check back for the most up-to-date information. 


Tuesday, March 21

10:00am - 6:00pm Design & Health Workshop

Wednesday, March 22

10:00am - 6:00pm Housing & Urban Design Workshop

Thursday, March 23

9:00am - 2:00pm Design Building Workshop
9:00am - 5:30pm American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
12:00pm - 2:00pm Detroit Lafayette Park Tour
2:30pm - 4:00pm The Movement to Service Session I Detroit Large Scale Special Focus Session ACSA Tenure & Promotion White Paper The Stadium: Architecture, Urban Regeneration, and Politics Design Research in the Studio Context - Project Session The Fertility of Urban Ruins Session I Distinguished Professor Awards Whither Public Space?
4:30pm - 6:00pm The Movement to Service Session II Materiality & Optimism
Housing - Project Session AASL - Architectural Publishing The Fertility of Urban Ruins Session II New Faculty Teaching Awards
6:30pm - 8:00pm Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal & Opening Keynote
Maurice Cox & Blair Kamin



Friday, March 24

8:30am - 10:30am Tau Sigma Delta Breakfast
9:00am - 6:00pm
Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL)
9:00am - 10:30am NCARB Housing Design Education Awards

Prospective Author Session
for the Journal of Technology,
Architecture + Design

11:00am - 12:30pm Architectural Intelligence Session I Building Technology Educators’ Society Session Materials - Project Session In Practice Session I
Creative Achievement Awards

1:00pm - 3:00pm Lunch (on your own) Minoru Yamasaki at Wayne State University Tour &
 Detroit Lafayette Park Tour
3:00pm - 4:30pm Architectural Intelligence Session II Women's Leadership Special Focus Session
Detroit Small Scale Projects & Maker Special Focus Session Typology as Climatic or Philosophical Response Media Investigations - Project Session OPEN – IV Emerging In Practice Session II Diversity Achievement Awards
5:00pm - 6:30pm Is Another Architecture Possible? Moving Forward: Equity and Diversity Workshop Urban Interventions and Their Consequences
Urbanism - Project Session
Association of Architecture School Librarians - Publishing Panel
OPEN – IV Session II
In Practice Session III
Design for Social Impact - The Plan Journal, Special Focus Session
Practice + Leadership Award
7:00pm - 9:30pm Topaz Laureate Keynote & Awards Reception
Robert Stern

Saturday, March 25

9:00am - 10:30am Branding the Underdog Open - Project Session The Design of Practice Design Build Award
International Presidents Forum
11:00am - 12:30pm Design for Performance Session II
APR Preparation for 2018 NAAB Visits Health+ Design Session I Architecture in an Expanded Field - Project Session Open - III: Appropriations Collaborative Practice Award

12:30pm - 2:00pm ACSA Business Meeting & Lunch
 Detroit Hamtramck & Power House Productions Tour

2:00pm - 3:00pm Regional Caucuses


3:30pm - 5:00pm Journal of Architectural Education Session Interdisciplinary Scholarship
Special Focus Session
Health+ Design Session II Addressability OPEN – III Session II Academy: Community in Beginning Design Education (NCBDS) Faculty Design Award Detroit Small Scale Projects II: Grass Roots Special Focus Session
5:30pm - 7:00pm Closing Keynote
Saskia Sassen

Closing Reception

Sunday, March 26

9:00am - 2:00pm Ann Arbor / University of Michigan Tour