Architecture Design Camp

June 24, 2013

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Loranger Architecture Building

Architectural Design Summer Camp 2013

This exciting, educational, and, innovative summer program is a one-week commuter camp for high school students interested in gaining exposure to the world of Architecture. Students will be introduced through a variety of hands-on projects to fundamental concepts of architecture, design, and, engineering while working within a university studio environment.

Campers will be exposed to fundamental concepts of architecture and engineering while working within a studio environment under the direction of Architecture faculty and students.

Under the leadership of professors of architecture, individuals will design and model a small scale intervention with emphasis placed on the relationship between form, structure, and the surrounding environment. Each day, projects will evolve through the design process which will include; drawing, model making, field trips, photography, research, and analysis. Students will gain insight into their work through individual and group discussions. By the end of the week, students will have a complete project to take home. which they will present at a reception for all participants and their guests.


Participants must (1) be currently enrolled in the 9th-11th grades during the 2012-2013 academic year, (2) have a minimum GPA of 2.5 with no grades below a D and, (3) have good citizenship/ conduct marks.

  • Registration Deadline is May 20, 2013. Complete the registration form and provide a copy of the participant’s last report card to the University of Detroit Mercy NO LATER THAN May 20, 2013.
  • Early Registration is strongly encourage to ensure placement into the program. Register before February 25, 2013 and the $50 registration fee will be waived.

Fee: The cost of this program is $300. A $50 nonrefundable registration fee is due upon acceptance into the program. The remaining $250 is due two-weeks prior to the program start date.

RSVP: Required

Contact: Professor Gilbert Sunghera, S.J.
Phone: 313-993-1037