Detroit Design 139

New Construction

True North

Think. Focus. Design.

Nine Quonset Hut rental units were designed and constructed in a quiet, spacious, and energetically charged portion of Detroit.

Project Details

Submitted By:

  • Location: Core City
  • Project Size: .624 Acres
  • Completion Date: June 2017
  • Developer: Prince Concepts
  • EC3 (Edwin Chan)
  • Studio Detroit

Designed for Redesign

Each unit will be used as Live/ Work, Gallery/Studio, and/or an apartment style hotel room. The residences were delivered with minimal interiors to provoke the creative inhabitants to design the way they’d like their laboratory to function and feel. Open to the neighborhood without fencing, the community is accessible from the street via three pathways. The strategic placement of the huts is driven by a need for openness, views, and privacy. All units use the classic Quonset Hut as the structural base, but have incorporated innovative design to elevate the standard form and function.