6th Holcim Awards 2020/21

98 The aim of this design proposal is to convert a brownfield block in the Beltline Industrial District of Detroit into a sustainable and productive community. It implements a new construction and economic system based on the recovery of a wealth of materials from the abandoned and deconstructed fabrics of the city and this once-thriving industrial precinct. The project includes the construction of housing, workspaces, parking areas, community gardens and orchards. To reduce fossil fuel energy consumption, the buildings are integrated Holcim Awards Gold 2014 North America (Re)constructed Block Urban renewal using salvaged materials, Detroit, USA Acknowledgement prize 2020 North America