Highly regarded for her planning and design work in the urban realm, Saundra Little has completed many award-winning projects in adaptive use, renovation, and redevelopment. She is a founding member of the Advisory Board of Design Core Detroit; an organization established to promote and celebrate Detroit’s architectural legacy. Design Core’s achievements include having Detroit named as a UNESCO City of Design.
Saundra’s distinctive portfolio spans the research and revitalization of historic districts, including African-American suburban neighborhoods, to the sustainable design of 21st-century educational, cultural, and workplace environments, including cutting-edge co-working spaces. Her extensive volunteer work and commitment to community includes mentoring students interested in architectural careers.
- Lawrence Technological University, Master of Architecture, 1998
- Lawrence Technological University, Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Design, 1994
- American Institute of Architects
- Design Core, Founding Member of Advisory Board
- National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), Advisory Board Member
- Detroit 2030 District – Founding Professional Stakeholder
- New Step CDC, Board Member