McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



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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Michigan Research Studio is a creative laboratory for innovative K-12 educational initiatives and experimental architectural production

Located in the heart of midtown Detroit, the Studio space hosts and supports the Michigan Architecture Prep college preparatory program, Michigan-Mellon Design Fellows, lectures, films, and special events. The space was designed by McIntosh Poris Associates. Read more>>>

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Detroit Architects’ Winning Designs Evoke Past and Present

June 18, 2015

McIntosh Poris Associates Gains Kudos for Woodward Garden Theater and Campbell Ewald. Read more>>>

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MPA is proud to receive two AIA Michigan Honor Awards in 2015

May 28, 2015

The Woodward Garden Theater and Campbell Ewald Offices in Detroit. Follow the link for AIA Michigan website>>

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May 11, 2015

Out of a total of 2,154 apartment permits issued last year in the metropolitan region, the city of Detroit had the most at 732. DuCharme Place featured in Detroit Free Press.

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