Is there something about Detroit that bring this work out in you?
Is the Van de Rohe book a comment on that?
Is it a model for what could be or could have been? Would the Corbu vision have been good for Detroit?
Could you speak to your relationship with architects?
It seems like you made the book speak specifically to the people who live in Lafayette Park. There’s a real beauty in speaking from the vantage point of a non-specialist. It says in form what you want to say in content.
Do you feel like there’s a finite number of designer-friendly grants or did you have to look to places that usually wouldn’t give grants to designers?
It appears as thought the Providence chapter is currently on hiatus, but they have a Boston one as well that looks pretty active:
With the exception of July and December, we deliberate at the end of each month to award two $1,000 grants. Fellowship recipients are posted to the gallery at the top of the page so check back to see who is getting the ca$h.