Virginia  Stanard

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Community Development

Virginia Stanard
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Loranger Architecture
Room: LO 213
Phone: 313-442-3520
Virginia Stanard
Areas of Expertise:
Urban Design
Community Design
Community Development
Civic Engagement/Civic Participation
Real Estate Development


  • Master of Architecture, University of Michigan
  • Master of Urban Design, University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Virginia


Virginia Stanard is an Assistant Professor of Architecture and Director of the Master of Community Development Program. She is also a principal at City Form Detroit, a Detroit-based urban design and innovation practice. In these roles Virginia implements an interdisciplinary and collaborative model of teaching, research, and practice focused on community-based design and planning.

Virginia serves on the Board of Directors of the Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD). She received her Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Design from the University of Michigan and her Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia.