Archinect - News 2014-12-21T13:48:55-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/75516844/the-grand-opening-honorable-mention-entry-redesigning-detroit-a-new-vision-for-an-iconic-site The Grand Opening - Honorable Mention Entry, Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site Alexander Walter 2013-06-18T14:45:00-04:00 >2013-06-20T00:28:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/id/idlyrjsdlyocuqof.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last week, we published the winning projects of the international design competition Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site. Organized by the Opportunity Detroit campaign, the competition sought after ideas for a potential signature project on the former Hudson&rsquo;s Department Store site in downtown Detroit. [...] the proposal "The Grand Opening" which won an Honorable Mention. The design team comprised Chung Whan Park, Terry Park, Jeong Jun Song, Hyuntek Yoon, and Kyung Jae Yu.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/75112505/winners-of-redesigning-detroit-a-new-vision-for-an-iconic-site" target="_blank">Winners of Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75112505/winners-of-redesigning-detroit-a-new-vision-for-an-iconic-site Winners of Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site Alexander Walter 2013-06-12T14:55:00-04:00 >2013-07-03T12:52:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xu/xu1v5eib6yl8z4fv.jpg" width="514" height="372" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The international design competition Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site has announced its winners today. Hosted by the Opportunity Detroit campaign, the competition solicited ideas for a potential signature project on the former Hudson&rsquo;s Department Store site in downtown Detroit.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously on Archinect: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/72031722/a-motor-city-missionary" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Motor City Missionary</a></p> <p> Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/75516844/the-grand-opening-honorable-mention-entry-redesigning-detroit-a-new-vision-for-an-iconic-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Grand Opening - Honorable Mention Entry, Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/72031722/a-motor-city-missionary A Motor City Missionary Nam Henderson 2013-04-26T17:38:00-04:00 >2013-04-26T17:39:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ra/rabpzycr8jrgn4hm.jpg" width="514" height="358" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>According to academics like Brent D. Ryan, author of &ldquo;Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities," it is one of the most ambitious privately financed urban reclamation projects in American history.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Earlier this month David Segal traveled to Detroit to look into the efforts/urban boosterim of Dan Gilbert, chairman of Quicken Loans. Using his real estate company, Bedrock Real Estate Services, Mr. Segal is renovating properties, building apartments and wooing corporate tenants. The goal is to remake Detroit (or at least some of it's downtown) into a high-tech hub, full of the 'creative class', high culture and young entrepreneurs. Mr. Segal also explored the context and cause for the current crisis and interviewed some locals who worry about the creation of "two Detroits".</p>