McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



Construction begins on DuCharme Place project

September 23, 2015

Construction work has begun on DuCharme Place, a 185-unit, $42-million upscale residential community planned for 1544 E. Lafayette, just east of the iconic 1300 Lafayette Tower. The project is headed by Southfield-based Arco Construction. McIntosh Poris architects designed DuCharme Place […]

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MPA named in Dwell’s Definitive List of Architects and Designers Worldwide

September 21, 2015

McIntosh Poris Associates is one– of only two firms in Michigan, named in Dwell’s 2015 Special Edition. Follow the link to Dwell’s website>>

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Nutshell’s CEO, Founder on Building Startups in Ann Arbor

September 15, 2015

MPA is thrilled about designing COOLHOUSE, an office for Nutshell in Ann Arbor. “We know if we connect these places, we have the chance to build a solid network,” Malcoun said. “It’s actually a terrible idea to tie up a […]

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Midtown leather shop brings ex-Hollywood actor home

September 8, 2015

MPA is excited to be working with The Adlers on WILL LEATHER GOODS new store in Detroit! “The Adlers — two of this three children are now in the business too — opened their first Will Leather Goods retail store […]

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MPA is pleased to accept the AIA Detroit ARCHITECTURAL HONOR AWARDS for the Michigan Research Studio

September 1, 2015

University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning created a classroom space in Midtown, Detroit, MICHIGAN RESEARCH STUDIO. “Excellent place for teaching and exhibitions by students and professors. Its multi-purpose use allows it to feel intimate, yet at […]

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August 28, 2015

Хороший вопрос: Зачем вам и вашей квартире внутренние окна Раздаточное окно Когда кухня и столовая находятся в разных помещениях, подачала блюд для семейных ужинов и смена тарелок превращаются в бег с препятствиями. Оригинальный выход — прорубить раздаточное окно и спокойно […]

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Helping Buildings Evolve Gracefully

August 10, 2015

Renovation and adaptive-reuse projects are not limited to cities such as New York, Michael Poris, AIA, principal, McIntosh Poris Associates, Birmingham, MI, observed. Despite the omnipresent media images of Detroit as a city of abandoned or razed buildings and vacant […]

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10 Years of Change: Remembering Doug McIntosh, Detroit architect and preservation advocate

July 28, 2015

Detroit represented to Doug a modern marvel that built its best with a bravado and raw grace that defied traditional description. It was bold and brash, but also beautiful. And it was, in his mind, a city that people called […]

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Catch a glimpse of Townhouse Detroit during soft opening this week

July 24, 2015

Townhouse Detroit is taking reservations this week for its soft opening and is on track to open next week. This sprawling space downtown features a glass-enclosed, outdoor “house,” making patio seating available year-round. The Freep reported earlier this month that […]

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One-of-a-kind Townhouse Detroit nears opening this month

July 9, 2015

Restaurant’s centerpiece is an all-glass, four-season outdoor dining room with retractable roof and walls. Read more>>>

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