McIntosh Poris Architects News

Insights and perspectives on MPA’s most recent projects, awards and clients.

 


 

“Translocal” is the next big trend in hospitality

May 18, 2016

Aparium Hotel Group is leading the charge with its independent boutique hotels housed in restored historic buildings, imbued with locally-inspired design, decor, food, and intuitive service. A creative school in Detroit will curate an ever-changing art program in the atrium […]

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Townhouse Restaurant and Woodward Garden Theater in Detroit featured on Archinect for Architecture and Interior Design

May 12, 2016

Many of our projects have been catalysts for transformation in Detroit since 1994. McIntosh Poris is pleased to be featured on Archinect for Downtown Detroit projects. Follow the links>> http://archinect.com/mcintoshporis.com/project/woodward-garden-theater

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MPA Featured on HOUZZ for Birmingham Residence

May 4, 2016

The architect added a coffered ceiling to make the living room more formal and masculine. “Before the remodel, this room was a plain box,” he says. “It was just too simple.” Richmond Sofa, Richmond Chairs: Gus Modern. Follow the link>>

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Mapping Detroit’s Construction Boom

April 30, 2016

“It seems to change every day, but we’re keeping track of the bigger construction projects in Detroit” – Curbed Detroit. The Foundation Hotel is finally starting to take shape in the old Detroit Fire Department Headquarters on the corner of […]

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WILL Leather Goods was Voted Best New Store in Detroit 2016

April 28, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates is pleased to announce WILL Leather Goods Store in Midtown Detroit was in this year’s Best of Detroit picks, selected by you, the readers! Follow the link>>

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McIntosh Poris Associates Featured in Hospitality Design for Townhouse Restaurant in Detroit

April 15, 2016

“The ground floor, formerly a bank, was like a fortress, with a granite facade, high windows, and an unused plaza,” says Michael Poris, who led the team that transformed the space. Follow the link>>

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The East Riverfront area in downtown Detroit to be master planned

April 12, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates is excited to be working with Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) on the transformation of the East Riverfront in downtown Detroit. Early stages of planning will analyze of the area’s current building stock, pedestrian and car circulation, […]

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McIntosh Poris Associates has been selected as one of six local firms that will provide significant consulting and advisory roles for the transformation of one of the most exciting, emerging neighborhoods in Detroit – The East Riverfront.

April 7, 2016

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and the City of Detroit Planning Department announced today that Chicago-based Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has been selected to develop a comprehensive plan that will lead to new investment and development within the East Riverfront District. […]

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Committed to the Motor City, McIntosh Poris Associates is currently working on a boutique hotel conversion of the Detroit Fire Department headquarters and a 185- unit multifamily project in Lafayette Park.

April 4, 2016

There is more construction activity in Detroit now than at any time since the 1960s, says Poris. Follow the link>>

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DuCharme Place listed on Daily Detroit as one of the Projects Happening in Detroit

April 1, 2016

If you still think the only thing worth visiting in Detroit are the sports teams, think again. The area within a few miles of the in-progress arena has more cranes and construction equipment than in recent memory. Follow the link>>

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