Sep '06 - Aug '08
Compuware World Headquarters is located at 1 Campus Martius, in downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was constructed in 2000, and finished in 2003. It stands at 18 floors in height, 16 above-ground, and 2 below-ground.
The high-rise is used as an office building, a restaurant, retail space for Compuware, and has a fitness center inside, as well as an atrium.
The building was constructed in the late-modernist architectural style, using glass, granite, and limestone as its main materials.
This building is the headquarters of the largest compuwater hardware company in Michigan, and one of the largest in the nation.
Connected to this building is a 45-meter tall, 12-story (2 underground floors), 2,200-space parking garage attached to it.
The top two floors (Floors 15 and 16) of this building are purely mechanical in usage.
The 14th floor of this building includes an observation deck that rings the entire floor.
Michigan's only Hard Rock Cafe occupies a large part of the retail space on the ground floor.
The building contains a full-height atrium with an indoor waterfall and water scuplture as its center focal point.
The building has the ability to be expanded by 350,000 square feet to the north by filling in the missing "wedge" in the back of the building.
The building's water feature was designed by WET Design, the same people who designed the fountains at Bellagio and the Winter Olympic cauldron. It features fifteen glass "kites" and, at more than 14 stories tall, represents the largest indoor, hanging water feature in the world.
The building has 280,000 square feet of glass.
A Hard Rock Cafe was opened in late 2003 on the dining level.
Phase II of this building (when demand warrants its construction) will be a 325,000 square feet addition to the back of the building to fill in the missing wedge.
The entire 14th floor includes an outdoor observation deck around the interior.
Like numerous buildings in the Western world, this one does not include a labelled 13th floor.
The top two floors, (15 and 16) house mechanical services exclusively.