Community Activities

The principals regularly participate in national and local conferences, panel discussions, lectures, and exhibitions with the goal of sharing ideas to ultimately bring better design to LBBA’s projects and the greater architectural community.

Ruth Ellis Clairmont Center featured in MSHDA Video Series

MSHDA featured Ruth Ellis Clairmont Center in a three-part video series sharing the goals of the project while interviewing staff. The mixed-use project is currently under construction in Detroit’s Piety Hill neighborhood and will create 43 units of permanent supportive housing for LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness along with spaces for social services, health care, and…

Ribbon-cutting and renaming of Emmett Street Apartments with Bickerdike Redevelopment

Today we celebrated the ribbon-cutting and renaming of Emmett Street Apartments with @bickerdikerc! A big thank you to Bickerdike for having us on their team and completing an amazing project for the Logan Square neighborhood. This equitable transit-oriented development (ETOD) now known as Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Apartments will create 100 units of affordable housing in…
Build The Vote 3D Tour

GRAPHISOFT joins “Build The Vote” initiative

Based on an idea from NYC architecture firm The UP Studio, “Build The Vote” is a unique public service project from GRAPHISOFT that uses the voice and talent of architects to remind their colleagues—and all citizens—of the importance of voting in the 2020 election. To deliver that message, GRAPHISOFT recruited three other acclaimed firms to…

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