Detroit Design 139* is pleased to announce an open call for submissions that will result in an exhibition showcasing exceptional architecture and design work within the City of Detroit. Local, national, and international firms are encouraged to submit completed, in-progress and planned projects within Detroit’s 139 square miles. The top 20 submissions will be selected by an international jury and will then be displayed in the recently renovated 1001 Woodward storefront on Campus Martius in the heart of downtown Detroit.

Opening in September to align with Crain’s Homecoming and the Detroit Design Festival, the exhibition will remain on view for approximately four weeks. During that time, the Detroit Design 139 storefront will host a series of lectures, panels, tours, and events that, in total, make up the Detroit Design 139 Exposition – a bi-annual design advocacy initiative that aims to establish Detroit as an international leader in world-class design excellence.

*Detroit Design 139 is an architecture advocacy platform that organizes thought-leadership design initiatives focusing on Detroit’s future built and natural environment. As organized by the City of Detroit and Bedrock, the Detroit Design 139 collaborative is the advisory board currently comprised of members from City of Detroit Planning Department, Bedrock, University of Michigan School of Architecture, AIA Detroit, Detroit Creative Corridor Center, University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture, and the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.

Please refer to the website for submission deadlines and more details.

  • Title

    Call for Submissions: Detroit Design 139
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
  • Organizers

  • Submission Deadline

    09/08/2017 17:00
  • Price