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Emily Pilloton

Design. Build. Transform.

Emily Pilloton 300

Thursday, October 27, 2011
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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For Emily Pilloton and her non-profit agency Project H Design, design is a process of building and activism to benefit the community. Pilloton and her partner, Matthew Miller, also developed and teach Studio H, a design/​build high school curriculum in the poorest county in North Carolina. In one year, her students earn college and high school credits researching, designing, and constructing a contextually responsive and socially transformative piece of full-scale architecture for their home town. This is the only full-scale design/​build program at a high school level in the country. Pilloton has appeared at TED and on the Colbert Report, and authored the book Design Revolution.

With support from Arts Engine and the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA).


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