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Location: Detroit, MI (United States)
Profile Last Updated: May 31, 2010
Member Since: February 22, 2007
User Type: Developer
Occupation: Head of Design at Preserve Industries
School: Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) '09
2nd School: -
Description: Marc Couillais is the founder of Detroit based design collaborative, Preserve Industries as well as a graduate of the architecture school at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has lived and worked in a variety of economic climates though is drawn to the social and environmental context of America's Rustbelt cities. Though many see these conditions as a blight to society, Marc prefers to see the inherent beauty in natures reclamation of our industrial past. Through his writings on reuse and studies of adaptive housing, Marc hopes to one day reverse the stigma that has been places on America's post-industrial urban centers.
Looking For: Friends, Networking, Collaborations
Favorite TV Shows:Various online videos that stream across my feed reader
Favorite Music: Kanye West, OK GO, Box Car Racer, Radiohead
Favorite Movies: Good Will Hunting, Notting Hill, Boiler Room, Scent of a Woman, The Prestige, Rounders
Favorite Books: World Changing
Quote: The future belongs to the few of us still willing to get our hands dirty.