January 2020

"Fostering a spiritual community has always been at the heart of the mission of St Mary Mercy hospital..."

St. Mary Chapel is published on Archdaily. More information can be found here:
St. Mary Chapel on Archdaily.



December 2019

2019 AN Best of Design Award Editor's Choice

St. Mary Chapel wins 2019 AN Best of Design Award Editor's Choice in Cultural Category. More information can be found here:
2019 AN Best of Design Award



September 2019

“Design vocabularies and light reflections bring a peaceful and optimistic feeling, creating an atmosphere of poetry. A cross is “borrowed” from the existing nearby hospital and as a result, the sculptural volumes become abstract objects which successfully harmonize spiritual and cultural traditions.”

St. Mary Chapel wins AIA Detroit 2019 Architectural Honor Award in Builiding Category. More information can be found here:
AIA Detroit Building Awards



July 2019

“Hydrological Assets: Lessons from the Detroit River”

Principal Jen Maigret will present a speak at Think Tank 2019: Megaregion, a Chicago Architecture Biennial partner program, in Chicago on September 27.
More information can be found here:
Think-Tank 2019





July 2019

“The building standards analysis team has been charged with evaluating current and emerging best practices regarding the adoption, implementation, and long-term efficacy of building code policies to improve sustainable building performance outcomes with a particular focus on achieving carbon emission reduction targets. The scope of this analysis will be centered around four areas of building design and construction that have the potential to contribute significantly to carbon emissions reductions.”

Principal Jen Maigret is selected to serve as the faculty lead for the Building Standards Analysis for the University of Michigan President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality (PCCN) initiative.
More information about the initiative can be found here:
U-M President's Commission on Carbon Neutrality





June 2019

PLY+ awarded 2019 SARA / NY Award of Design Excellence

The St. Mary Chapel was awarded one of four Design Excellence awards.
More information can be found here:
SARA NY 2019 Design Awards





June 2019

PLY+ wins AIA Michigan, “People’s Choice” Award

The St. Mary Chapel won the most votes for the people’s choice award.
Thanks to everyone who voted!



May 2019

"In Practice: PLY+, Light from Above" Antonio Pacheco interviewed Jen Maigret and Craig Borum about the St. Mary Chapel

PLY+ in AN Interiors magazine. For more information:
Light from Above



May 2019

PLY + wins 2019 AIA Michigan Honor Awards.

St. Mary Chapel was selected as one of three awarded projects in the Building category. For more information:
AIA Michigan Honor Award.



April 2019

PLY+ wins Michigan Masonry Awards.

PLY+ Wins 44th Annual Masonry Honor Awards For Excellence In Masonry Design. For more information:
2019 Masonry Awards.



November 2018

LTU's Fall lecture series

Principal Jen Maigret and Principal Craig Borum delivered a lecture on the design of the St. Mary Chapel in the chapel as part of LTU's Fall lecture series.
For complete lecture:Lecture Video



September 2018

'The new Chapel accommodates daily, Catholic liturgical mass. The project also includes a Muslim prayer space (with proper facilities for ablution rites) and a non-denominational reflection space that looks out onto an exterior courtyard garden.'

St. Mary Chapel open!



May 2018

2018 SGH / Dri-Design Scholarship at the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s architecture program

Principal Jen Maigret participated as one of three jurors for the 2018 SGH / Dri-Design Scholarship at the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s architecture program. The scholarship recognizes student projects exemplifying outstanding design investigation, resolution, and significance.



February 2018

Principal Craig Borum elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows, FAIA.

The fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.



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