Michigan Architectural Foundation Advancing Public Awareness and Understanding of How Architecture Enriches Life
May 2016


The Michigan Architectural Foundation (MAF) will honor Leslie Tincknell, FAIA, with the second annual Distinguished Volunteer Leader Award at the Celebration of Architecture on June 10th at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI. This award represents a selfless commitment to advancing the mission of the MAF.

To read more about Les and his achievements in advancing the mission of the MAF, please click here.

Mystery Photo Challenge: 
Submit a photo for next month's challenge 

Click here to submit next month's mystery photo. Submit your photo and building name with Architect and Photographer credits.


The Michigan Architectural Foundation (MAF) announces the recipient of the 2016 Evans Graham Memorial Preservation Award is The King House Association. The award is in honor of historic preservation architect David Evans, FAIA, and gives encouragement and support to not-for-profit (501(c)(3)) community groups seeking to restore important resources. The recipient of the award must showcase innovative solutions to specific preservation problems. The Evans Graham Memorial Preservation Award was presented to The King House Association on May 13 at the Michigan Historic Preservation Network Conference in Detroit.

To read more about the Evans Graham Memorial Preservation award and The King House Association, please click here.


MAF and AIA Michigan will be honoring this year's design and award recipients on June 10, 2016 at the Henry Ford Museum.  For more information about the event or to register, please visit AIA Michigan online.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for the 2016 Dumke Open

Click here for more information and to register.

Donate to the Michigan Architectural Foundation!

Our mission is to promote how architecture enriches life.

Michigan Architectural Foundation is dedicated to the promotion, perpetuation and preservation of architecture as a fine art. By serving as a visible resource for funding, information and educational programs, we increase the public’s appreciation for architecture, which encourages cohesive, sustainable communities, increasing economic value, enriching experiences and adding beauty.

The Foundation relies on the support of corporate and individual sponsors, patrons and donors to fund its educational, scholarship and grant programs.

Connect to Michigan Architectural Foundation!

Follow MAF on Twitter, FaceBook and Linked In!

Welcome to Michigan Architectural Foundation’s e-newsletter!  If you experience problems viewing this email, please click here to view it on our website.  This monthly publication connects architectural enthusiasts and supporters, educators, and the media with Michigan’s architecture through feature stories about architectural treasures, and opportunities for you to participate in programs, lectures, events and tours.

  • Join our Linked In Group or "Like" our FaceBook page, and contribute your own comments, questions or items of interest
  • Follow us on Twitter to get the latest news on architecture in Michigan.
  • Sign up to follow our blog (just enter your email address in the box at the bottom of the left column).
Check out our website at for information about grants, scholarships, and architectural resources!

Check out past MAF Newsletters!

Be sure to watch  MAF’s Architreks videos too!

This message was sent to <<Email Address>>. Click here to unsubscribe.
©2011 Michigan Architectural Foundation