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Bryan Boyer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture

Bryan Boyer is co-founder and partner at Dash Marshall, an architecture and strategic design studio working with people who care about cities. Boyer runs the studio’s Civic Futures practice, serving clients such as Google, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the Museum of Modern Art with a focus on new technology, urban environments, and the future of institutions. Previously he was a founding member of Helsinki Design Lab at the Finnish Innovation Fund, a pioneering organization working under the auspices of Parliament. Boyer writes on topics of design, entrepreneurship, culture, and public innovation, with publications including LEAP Dialogues: Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation (2016), Brickstarter (2013), Helsinki Street Eats (2012), Legible Practices (2013), and In Studio: Recipes For Systemic Change (2011). He is currently Eliel Saarinen Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Planning, where his students are studying the way that future mobility and other technologies will impact the built environment and urban life. Boyer serves on the board of directors for Public Policy Lab in New York City and is based in Detroit, MI.

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