Released today, Detroit Future City calls for ambitious changes to improve the Michigan city. As part of the Detroit Works Technical Long-term Planning Team, Stoss contributed to landscape, ecology, and open space for the plan. The plan positions landscape as 21st century infrastructure and looks to landscape as a catalyst to transform vacant land.
For more information:
Detroit Future City, Full Plan:
"A plan to save Detroit: Report calls for a smaller, stronger Motor City"
"Ambitious project called a move in the right direction"
"Kresge Foundation pledges $150M toward Detroit Future City plan"
"Detroit Works unveils 'Future City' concept, suggests uses for vacant land"
"Editorial: Detroit Works offers a blueprint for taking charge of shrinking city"
"Ideas to reinvent Detroit: Build up trees, wetlands; rethink street lighting"
2013-01-09 Detroit Future City Released