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 […]
Please join me in a conversation with Ted Berlinghof, the architect behind our El Moore project. Ted shares some of his insights regarding our grand castle and a particularly interesting story on how one would have previously been instructed to exit the building in case of a fire – just a clue, this method would
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
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.