Corktown

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Project • By McIntosh Poris AssociatesOffices

The Factory at Corktown

McIntosh Poris Associates was responsible for the renovation and restoration of an existing 19th-Century wood timber and masonry building into a modern office for Ford Motor Company’s self-driving business unit.  Originally planned for Buhl Sport Detroit, the building was purchased by Ford during construction to house Ford’s self-driving business unit and attract fresh talent as part of the company’s commitment to enhancing Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood.  McIntosh Poris Associate’s design concept was to bring back the building’s original form and retain as much of the historic character as possible while meeting Ford’s requirements.  Justin Maconochie Justin Maconochie Th... More

Project • By CobeHousing

Affordable housing in downtown Toronto

COBE designs historic yet modern rental building that will provoke a lasting impression in downtown Toronto.Danish architectural firm COBE headed by Dan Stubbergard will be leaving their mark on an exciting new mixed use development in one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. A client group consisting of Dream Unlimited, Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited and Tricon Capital Group has commissioned COBE to develop a large scale mixed-use residential development in Toronto’s downtown east in collaboration with Toronto-based architectural firm architectsAlliance.Consisting of three buildings, two of which COBE has designed, the project contains 761 market rental apartment units including 30 percent affordable rental units which are indistingui... More