Research in Architectural Engineering

Community Service-Based Research

Dr. Alan Hoback community-based research focuses on homelessness, community planning, energy usage, architectural, transit and learnship curriculum. 

Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC)

The Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) is a multi-disciplinary, nonprofit architecture and urban design firm at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture dedicated to creating sustainable spaces and communities through quality design and the collaborative process.

Earthquake Research

The focus of our earthquake research is on design for seismic (earthquake) loadings for structures located around the world.  Many people around the world don’t have adequate material resources or knowledge about how to design safe buildings.