We could easily imagine a Revive Pontiac program graduate one day purchasing a condemned house, deconstructing it, turning the reclaimed material into a hot product, and then pitching their new business on “Shark Tank.”Deconstruction — demolition’s smarter cousin — is now alive and well in Oakland County and throughout the region, which is good for individuals, neighborhoods, property values, and our economic prosperity.
Wood type chair. Nham Wongpradu.
The SVA MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur’s first year students taking the 3D imaginings class taught by Kevin O’Callaghan have been planning a retrofit festival of household wares that will take you back and forward at the same time.
45 rpm chair. Reham Ibrahim.
Students from Miami University’s department of architecture and interior design have come up with ideas for possible future use of Richmond’s former Pennsylvania Railroad Depot.
Co-owner Roger Richert called the students’ input “a new start” for efforts to bring new life to the historic building.