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detroit milling + recycling facility

As one of the most commonly used and readily recycled materials, steel represents a high-valued asset in the rehabilitation of America's aging cities. This steel recycling and milling facility was designed to provide new building materials for the city of Detroit. The unique implementation demonstrated in this design is the funnelling of excess steam from the steel milling process into a piping system (similar to a radiant heating) which controls the environment of an adjacent park and wildlife preserve. The building will provide the materials and environemnt to make detriot a leader in sustainable design and re-establish positive growth.