Business & Policy Economics Important Message: We're All in This Together By Lloyd Alter Design Editor University of Toronto Lloyd Alter is Design Editor for Treehugger and teaches Sustainable Design at Ryerson University in Toronto. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Lloyd Alter Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Business & Policy Corporate Responsibility Environmental Policy Economics Food Issues Broken City Lab Since 9/11 the American border with Canada has been thickened and secured dramatically, but one can't put a wall around the fact but so many of our economic and environmental problems are cross-border. Windsor, Ontario is south of Detroit (yes, south) and is almost as dependent on the auto industry as Detroit is. Matthew at PSFK writes about how an "interdisciplinary creative research group" called Broken City wants Detroit to know how they feel, and are sending a message once a week, via a giant projected image. The view from Detroit Using a 6000 lumens projector, Broken City Lab will transmit a message to Detroit once a week for 45 minutes from September to November 2009. It's too bad that the projector isn't strong enough to reach all the way to Washington.