Tag Archives: Urban Design

Detroit Entrepreneurial Center

 

2-Aerial-Rend

Our proposal for the Hudson’s Department Store site in downtown Detroit can be summarized as a collection of action triggers purposely bundled into one dynamic mixed-use development. Specific programs were selected and blended with the purpose of promoting a dynamic exchange amongst people, a fertile ground for innovation, and a new urban entrepreneurial spirit that will attract people back to the urban city core. Highlights of that program include a series of business incubators in the form of towers, a dynamic market place in the form of a base, a hotel and diverse range of housing options, also in the form of a tower, and common areas of social exchange in the form of a climate-controlled and daylight shell between the volumes.

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2-Aerial-Rend

2nd place : Opportunity Detroit, Redisigning an Iconic Site

 

Competition Poster

Competition Poster

I know, We are probably getting too old to keep doing this… but, wanted to share the news…

Myself and two friends in Croatia (Juan J. Nuñez & Marko Kanceljak) stayed up for a few nights during memorial day weekend and got this project done…

Didn’t think anything would come out of it, but we won 2nd place in this International Architectural Ideas competition for Downtown Detroit.

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/12/hudsons-detroit-site-development-contest_n_3420886.html

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130612-907625.html

 

http://hudsons.opportunitydetroit.com/

http://hudsons.opportunitydetroit.com/entries/

Opportunity Detroit: Redesigning an iconic site video

cheers

Efrain

AIA Austin’s Latinos in Architecture Showcase

 

AIA Austin’s “Latinos in Architecture” is proud to announce “PERSPECTIVAS dosmil11”.

This exhibit aims to showcase the work and talent of Austin Latino architectural professionals and designers during the 2011 celebrations of National Hispanic Heritage Month.  The exhibit will take place at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC).

Opening night is scheduled for Friday October 7th (5:30-7:00PM) with opening remarks by Juan Cotera, FAIA.  We hope you’ll be able to attend.

Please RSVP at LiAcommitteeAustin@gmail.com