Schedule



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 Mercy, Lawrence Technological University, University of Michigan, & Cranbrook Academy of Art

 

Conference Materials

File
Type
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Conference Program
PDF
8 MB
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Paper Abstract Book
PDF
1 MB
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Project Proceedings (DRAFT)
PDF
12 MB
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2017 Annual Meeting Agenda & Regional Caucuses Agenda
Webpage
  Agenda

 

Schedule-at-a-glance

Following is the conference schedule, which is subject to change.  Please check back for the most up-to-date information. 
TUESDAY, MARCH 21
  9:00am-5:00pm Design & Health Workshop 
 

  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
  9:00am-6:30pm Housing & Community Development Workshop
 

  THURSDAY, MARCH 23
  9:00am-2:00pm Design-Build Workshop
 

  10:00am-2:00pm Cranbrook Academy of Art Tour
  12:00pm-2:00pm Detroit Lafayette Park Tour
 

  2:30pm-4:00pm Paper: Open I: The Stadium
 
Paper: The Fertility of Urban Ruins: Session 1
 
Paper: The Movement to Service: Theory
 
Paper: Whither Public Space?
 
Project: Design Research in the Studio Context
 
Session: Detroit Large Scale
 
Session: Distinguished Professor Award
 

  4:00pm-4:30pm Coffee Break
 

  4:30pm-6:00pm Paper: Open I: Materiality and Optimism
 
Paper: The Fertility of Urban Ruins: Session 2
 
Paper: The Movement to Service: Practice
 
Project: Housing
 
Session: Policy Design & Health
 
Session: Architectural Publishing Panel
 
Session: New Faculty Teaching Award
 
Private: TSD Board Meeting
 

  6:30pm Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal & Opening Keynote
 
Maurice Cox & Blair Kamin
 

  8:00pm Opening Reception
 

  8:30pm Private: DPACSA Soiree
 

  FRIDAY, MARCH 24
  7:45am-9:00am Tau Sigma Delta Breakfast & Annual Meeting 
 

  9:00am-10:30am Session: Academy as the Bridge: Integrating the Path
 
Session: Prospective Author Session for TAD Journal
 
Session: ArchCAS & StudyArchitecture
 
Session: Diversity Achievement Award
 
Private: College of Distinguished Professor Meeting
 
Private: JAE Reviews Committee
 
Private: JAE Design Committee
 

  10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
 

  11:00am-12:30pm Paper: Architectural Intelligence: Session 1
 
Paper: In Practice: Historicizing – Reformulating Questions
 
Project: Materials
 
Session: Pro-Practice
 
Session: ACSA White Paper on Tenure & Promotion
 
Session: Integrated Design: Studio & Building Technology Ed.
 
Session: Creative Achievement Award 
 

  12:30pm-2:30pm Lunch (on your own)
 

  12:30pm-2:30pm  Minoru Yamasaki @ Wayne State University Tour
 
Detroit Lafayette Park Tour
 

  1:00pm-3:00pm Private: TAD Editorial Board Meeting
 

  2:30pm-4:00pm Paper: Architectural Intelligence: Session 2
 
Paper: In Practice: Material Manipulations
 
Paper: Open II: Typology as Climatic or Philosophical Response
 
Paper: Open IV: Emerging
 
Project: Media Investigations
 
Session: Detroit Small Scale Projects: Maker
 
Session: Women's Leadership / Equity by Design
 
Session: Practice + Leadership Award
 

  4:00pm-4:30pm Coffee Break
 

  4:30pm-6:00pm Paper: In Practice: Urban Context as Design Strategy
 
Paper: Is Another Architecture Possible?
 
Paper: Open II: Urban Interventions and Their Consequences
 
Project: Urbanism
 
Session: Design for Social Impact - The Plan Journal
 
Workshop: Moving Forward: Equity and Diversity
 
Session: Housing Design Education Award
 

  6:30pm Topaz Keynote & Awards Reception
 
Robert A.M. Stern
 

  SATURDAY, MARCH 25
  9:00am-10:30am Paper: Branding the Underdog
 
Paper: Design for Performance: Session 1
 
Paper: The Design of Practice
 
Project: Open Projects
 
Session: Global Education and Practice: Presidents Panel
 
Session: Design-Build Award
 
Private: JAE Editorial Board Meeting
 

  10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
 

  11:00am-12:30pm Paper: Design for Performance: Session 2
 
Paper: Health + Design: Session 1
 
Paper: Open III: Appropriations
 
Project: Architecture in an Expanded Field
 
Session: APR Preparation for 2018 NAAB Visits
 
Session: Collaborative Practice Award 
 

  12:30pm-2:00pm ACSA Business Meeting & Lunch
 

  12:30pm-2:30pm  Detroit Hamtramck & Power House Productions Tour
 

  2:00pm-3:00pm Regional Caucus
 
  Northeast
 
  Mid Atlantic
 
  Gulf
 
  East Central
 
  West Central
 
  West
 
  Canadian
 

  3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee Break
 

  3:30pm-5:00pm Paper: Addressability
 
Paper: Health + Design: Session 2
 
Session: JAE “Environments”
 
Session: Detroit Small Scale: Partnerships
 
Session: Interdisciplinary Scholarship
 
Session: Academy: Community in Beginning Design Education
 
Session: Facutly Design Award
 

  5:00pm-6:00pm Transportation to Cranbrook Academy of Art
 

  6:00pm-7:00pm Closing Keynote
 
Saskia Sassen
 

  7:00pm-8:00pm Host Schools Closing Party
 

  SUNDAY, MARCH 26
  9:00am-2:00pm Ann Arbor / University of Michigan Tour