Salvaging a Building,
Building a Community

News Article from CAM Magazine - January 2019

An old shipping container becomes a snack shop, reclaimed barn wood transforms the walls, and recycled wood is given new life as a conference room table. Like changing water into wine, the repurposing of worn materials is part of the conversion of a vacant industrial warehouse into a light-filled, brightly colored community center and worship space for 2|42 Community Church’s new Ann Arbor campus on Wagner Road.

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Farmington Hills City Hall Revitalization project

News Article from CAM Magazine - March 2010

The City of Farmington Hills’ current City Hall revitalization offers a fresh angle on municipal buildings. A triangular spine slicing through a rectangle, both placed on opposing diagonals, creates a building of fresh and varied angles. A series of steeply sloping roofs add to the layered effect. Obviously, the building’s irregular geometry is far more challenging to construct than your basic square box...


Making it happen at Mt. brighton

News Article from CAM Magazine. June 2014

Whether the sun Is shining or the snow 1s falling, Mt. Brighton Resort has been an oasis for the work-weary for over 50 years. Spend a summer afternoon on the golf course or gliding down the slopes on a cold winter day. The need for rest and relaxation just doesn't have an off-season. Guests of this all season resort can now relax in style and comfort, and avid skiers will....


2/42 church in brighton

News Article from CAM Magazine. October 2013

You probably won't see candles or incense at the new 2/42 Community Church in Brighton. Nor are you likely to see an organ, but if you do, it will probably be secondary to guitars, keyboards and drums for decidedly modern arrangements. But if a church is a place where people "celebrate, connect and contribute together,• as Lead Pastor David Dummitt says, and do....


Farmington Hills city hall is officially LEED gold

News Article from Observer & Eccentric. September 2011

What are the elements of gold? You won’t find them on any periodic table, but rather in the walls, under the ground and even on the roof of Farmington Hills.
The city was presented Monday with a plaque recognizing.....


Mercy Memorial Hospital - Construction Highlight - Wisdom of Oz

News Article from CAM Magazine - March 2011

Renovating and expanding Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe would have seemed like an insurmountable challenge to many. The project would entail working on a site that has served the area's healthcare needs since 1929 and is nestled within a tightly packed residential area. The final building dating back to the '20s, which had been converted for.... 


The Monroe Cancer Center

News Article from The Monroe Evening News, Monroe, MI. March 16, 2010

Construction will begin on a $5 million cancer treatment center in Monroe that is expected to make comprehensive cancer care more convenient for many area patients.  The Monroe Cancer Center, expected to be completed early next year, is being built at 800 Stewart Road.  It's a partnership of Mercy Memorial Hospital System, ProMedica Health System of Toledo and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center of Detroit.  The collaboration "allows us to provide...


Green School Makes the Grade

News Article from Cam Magazine. Fall 2007

The significance of the underground find by an electrical contractor during renovation of an empty office building, later to serve as St. Patrick's North Campus School in Brighton, would not have been lost on the school's namesake. Mythology credits St. Patrick for plucking a three-leafed clover, a shamrock, from the ground to explain....