Dan Pitera, FAIA, is a political and social activist masquerading as an architect. He is presently the executive director of the Detroit Collaborative Design Center at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture.
- Fosters university and community partnerships that create inspired and sustainable neighborhoods and spaces for all people
- Included in the US Pavilion of the 2008 Venice Biennale in Architecture and awarded the 2009 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence for the St. Joseph Rebuild Center in New Orleans
- Finalist for both the 2008-2009 Rafael Vinoly Architects Grants in Architecture and the 2006-2007 James Stirling Memorial Lectures on the City, received the NCARB Prize in 2002 and 2009, was included in the international exhibit/conference ArchiLab in 2001 and 2004, and was awarded the 2002 Dedalo Minosse International Prize
- Served as the Hyde Chair of Excellence at the University of Nebraska in 1998
- Completed a 2004-2005 Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University
Last updated 8/25/16