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  • Phantom of the Opera

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 21, '06 5:54 PM EST

    Okay, I tried my hand at a collage. Being that this is my first attempt, and I took these pictures with what could possibly be the cheapest digital camera ever (it was around $200, about 2 years ago), Id have to give myself a B+. Enjoy. The Detroit Opera House View full entry



  • Detroit What

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 19, '06 1:32 PM EST

    Another site visit, this time I seemed to have focused more on the negative than the positive. At one time, this was a beautiful feature for this building, now it has become a hazard to pedestrians. What trip to downtown would be complete without a couple bums napping on a porch, after enjoying a... View full entry



  • DPD

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 18, '06 8:20 AM EST

    This is the Detroit Police Department Headquarters Building. Its an 8 story building on Beaubin in downtown Detroit. The architect was Albert Kahn and it was completed in 1922. The building is currently in a state of ill repair. There are a couple plans for a new police headquarters, including... View full entry



  • Site Seeing

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 15, '06 8:57 AM EST

    Wednesday we had our first site visit. Our site for the semester project will be a vacant lot that sits across from the Detroit Athletic Club and relatively close to the Boll Family YMCA, Comerica Park and Ford Field, and many other great downtown attractions. It appears to be the only undeveloped... View full entry



  • Life on Display

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 14, '06 10:08 AM EST

    The other day, I noticed some art on display in the gallery. I took a walk around to see if any of mine was up, and I came across these four photos that I had taken last year. My aim was to take these photos in the style of Man Ray. They were taken with my Minolta 35mm camera using 400 speed TMax... View full entry



  • Midwest Quad Conference

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 13, '06 10:15 AM EST

    This year, Lawrence Tech will be hosting the AIAS Midwest Quad Conference from October 13th to October 15th. The conference will include a career fair with national firms, a movie night, seminars on portfolio design, interview skills, and the current state of the profession, and tours of the... View full entry



  • Request For Proposal

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 12, '06 12:03 PM EST

    As I had mentioned in a previous post, this semesters Integrated Design Studio will be focusing on urban design. Our project is to develop a proposal for a project situated in downtown Detroit, on the site of what used to be the Madison Lenox Hotel. The lot sits directly across from the Albert... View full entry



  • Tour de Lawrence

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 11, '06 8:12 AM EST

    I was on campus last night to drop some things off in the studio, and I decided to take a walk around with my digital camera. LTU recently received a major overhaul including a new student services center and a redesigned quad. I noticed once I had walked through the quad that LTU once again felt... View full entry



  • Compuware

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 7, '06 10:12 PM EST

    Compuware World Headquarters is located at 1 Campus Martius, in downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was constructed in 2000, and finished in 2003. It stands at 18 floors in height, 16 above-ground, and 2 below-ground. The high-rise is used as an office building, a restaurant, retail space for... View full entry



  • Semester Project

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 5, '06 3:18 PM EST

    Okay, it appears that this semester we will be focusing on urban design. This works out great for me due to my love of Detroit, or any city for that matter. The city is really where its at. Its the heart of it all. We will be designing urban lofts somewhere in the city (I wasnt given the site... View full entry



  • Welcome Back

    By Chili Davis
    Sep 5, '06 10:05 AM EST

    After a long and relaxing weekend, today kicks off my first real week back to school. This semester will be quite a challenge for me, because this summer I started a full time job. I will, for the next 4 months, be performing a balancing act between the two. Ive cut my class load a little bit... View full entry



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