The Louis G. Redstone Historic District

The Louis G. Redstone Historic District

The Louis G. Redstone Residential Historic District, located in the Greenwich Park neighborhood of Detroit, consists of three houses designed by Louis G. Redstone, the founder of Redstone Architects. The three houses were built for Redstone’s family, his brother, and his business partner. Louis G. Redstone was a prominent architect of the Detroit area, known […]

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Building Security – Site Issues

Building Security – Site Issues

Picture from Project - Police - Troy MI Exterior 2 Each jurisdiction will determine its own level of security requirements, which in turn will influence building security decisions. When looking at a prospective site for a law enforcement or public safety building, there are a number of security related issues that must be addressed. Here [...] Read More
Public Buildings: Are They All Taj Mahal’s?

Public Buildings: Are They All Taj Mahal’s?

People critical of a proposed, new public building often use a common cliché: “It looks like the Taj Mahal.” Supporters of the new building should consider taking this as a compliment to the community’s Building Committee and architect who designed the facility. Why? Because in today’s economic climate, every new project in every community is [...] Read More
Collaborative Spaces & Face Time

Collaborative Spaces & Face Time

When developing the design for a Public Safety Facility, particular attention must be focused on creating efficient workflows, as well as the creation of staff spaces that encourage interaction through face-time.   These spaces offer the opportunity for members of the department to have direct communication with one another, as opposed to texting, email, or even [...] Read More
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