The Detroit Institute of Arts and Midtown Detroit, Inc. chose three finalists for the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections international design competition

Agence Ter, Mikyoung Kim Design and TEN x TEN chosen by judges after public presentations

Read the full press release here.

Agence Ter, Paris, France

Team partners are Akoaki, Detroit; Harley Etienne, University of Michigan; rootoftwo; University of Michigan and Detroit; and Transsolar | KlimaEngineering, Germany. 

Watch their June presentation HERE.


Mikyoung Kim Design, Boston

Team partners are James Carpenter Design Associates, New York; CDAD, Detroit; Wkshps, Quinn Evans, Detroit; Giffels Webster, Detroit; Tillett Lighting, New York; Cuseum, Boston; Transsolar | KlimaEngineering, Germany; and Schlaich Bergermann & Partners, New York.

Watch their June presentation HERE.


TEN x TEN, Minneapolis

Team partners are MASS Design Group, New York; D MET, Detroit; Atelier Ten, London; Local Projects, Boston; HR&A Advisors, New York; and Dr. Craig Wilkins, University of Michigan.

Watch their June presentation HERE.