the sawtooth:

DETROIT

 

design ARCHITECT:

undecorated: Ish Rafiuddin

 

ARCHITECT of record:

BIGG DESIGNS

 

SITE:

grand river & warren

Detroit

 

TYPE:

renovation

commercial

 

SCOPE:

5,000 SF Site

2,100 SF BUILT

 

 

DETAILS:

The Sawtooth building is named for the beautiful skylights on the second floor of this former Jeep seat upholstery factory. The ground floor of this building will be converted into four commercial spaces, with a coffee roasting facility and food laboratory on the anchoring the activity in this building. The rest of the space will evolve with the neighborhood. This building hopes to serve as a catalyst for the commercial activity in the zone.