Will Wittig

Will  Wittig

Professor of Architecture and Community Development

Will Wittig
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Loranger Architecture Building
Room: LO 118
Phone: 313-993-1532
Will Wittig
Areas of Expertise:
Architectural Design
Architectural Professional Practice
Public Interest Design
Community Development
Sustainable / Green Design
Construction and Fabrications


  • M. Arch, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1996
  • B. Arch, University of Kansas, 1989


Professor Wittig served as Dean of the School of Architecture & Community Development at University of Detroit Mercy from 2011-2019, overseeing all academic programs as well as the Detroit Collaborative Design Center. He is currently serving as Past-President of the Michigan chapter of the American Institute of Architects as well as several other boards including the Detroit City of Design Stewardship Board.

Wittig earned a Masters of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a professional Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Kansas. Prior to his appointment at Detroit Mercy, Wittig taught for two years at the Taubman College at the University of Michigan, where he was a William A. Oberdick Fellow. He was also previously a founding partner of Crossings Architecture, Inc. in Detroit.