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Podcast: Stories of the El Moore – The Elevator Tower

The decisions leading to the elevator tower being built on the west side of the existing historic El Moore building is probably one of the most challenging design aspect of the entire renovation project.  This podcast shares our design thinking that lead to the eventual design.  It shows how triple bottom-line thinking can lead us …

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The Greenhouse – Using Our Past to Build Our Future (podcast)

This episode of our podcast series Stories of the El Moore shares the stories about the new Greenhouse building at the El Moore project in Detroit.  It is part of a larger project to explore the nature of sustainable urban living centered on an 1898 abandoned apartment building in a small neighborhood in Detroit.  It describes …

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Rooftop Cabins – What were you guys thinking?

The Rooftop Cabins, perched atop the historic El Moore building, may be the most creative and controversial element of our renovation project.  In Episode 1 of our podcast collection, “Stories of the El Moore,” we explain the series of decisions that led to the current design of the Rooftop Cabins, even how they got their name.  …

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