Thomas Provost

Thomas Provost

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Community Development

Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Loranger Building
Areas of Expertise:
Architectural design
History and Theory of Architecture
Visual Communications
Introductory Digital Design Techniques


  • Master of Architecture, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Master of Architecture ii (History and Theory of Architecture), McGill University


Thomas Provost is an architect and educator based in Detroit. Provost founded transdisciplinary studio water.etc in 2017, collaborating on prototypes, furniture, installations, rehabilitations and conceptual projects. He mentors the next generation of socially-conscious designers and has exhibited and published work on material culture, environmental justice and the Detroit River.


    Research Interests

    • Environmental Justice
    • History and Theory of Design
    • Adaptation and Rehabilitation
    • Material culture in 21st-C post-industrial cultural landscapes