The Think Shop Architects

The Think Shop Architects have been working away for at least the past year designing and building the Flute House in Royal Oak, Michigan The house was envisioned as a live/work space with the living space suspended above an existing ground floor structure. You can...

Traverwood Library

Detroit Public Television will air “Up from Ashes,” at 8 p.m. this Thursday (June 11)  on channel 56. Viewers can relive how the building came into existence and find out how developers harvested hundreds of ash trees that were devastated by the emerald...

Chrysler’s Auburn Hills HQ Rumor

I don’t know if many of you caught this on the internet earlier this week, but some sources are claiming that Chrysler’s Auburn Hills Headquarters (built from 1993 – 1996) was designed with a second purpose. This all seems to have started with a...

General Motors PCC-Central

Last week I shared an older building that GM vacated.  In honor of today’s news (1600 additional involuntary terminations), how about a more recent building that GM vacated? Located in Pontiac, Michigan the Pontiac Centerpoint Campus, formerly known as the Truck...

UMMA to Re-Open this Weekend

The University of Michigan Museum of Art will re-open this weekend after being closed for nearly 3 years as it underwent a significant expansion and restoration.  The project was designed by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture and cost nearly $42 million...

GM Warren Technical Center

If you ever get a chance to go on an architecture tour of GM’s Warren Technical Center and have a fondness of modern architecture you won’t regret it.  Here are a few vintage pictures of some of the more famous buildings on the campus.  There are still so...