Old buildings, new tricks gallery
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When converting a loading dock into a meeting space, Unverzagt and his team maximized existing elements. They suspended a 20-foot-long, 5-foot-wide table from the ceiling using a "leftover" hand winch and thick chain.
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When redesigning Detroit recording studio 54 Sound, Unverzagt sought to use unique materials that had “some authenticity you could connect with” but also were acoustically sound.
"Even a hair salon is an active social space that affects many lives on a daily basis," says Unverzagt of client 6 Salon.
This letterpress studio and gallery is designed to connect the community to traditional and emergent forms of printing. It also serves as a resource for entrepreneurial artists and designers.
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Expanding Mills Pharmacy in suburban Detroit required Unverzagt's team to design around existing obstacles.
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In reconfiguing the expanded interior of Mills Pharmacy, Unverzagt's team orchestrated a spatial configuration where the pharmacist is at the heart of the action. "The project wouldn’t have played the same if we had been given an empty lot," he says.