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Three Squared, Inc. is a Detroit-based architecture and design firm whose revolutionary technology uses steel cargo shipping containers to build eye-catching and resilient mixed-use spaces, condominiums, and apartment complexes faster than traditional construction.
BENEFITS OF BUILDING WITH SHIPPING CONTAINERS
Faster building, cuts construction time in over 50% and reduces delays
Sustainable and LEED certifiable
Stronger and more durable construction
Simplified project complexity and provides quoted prices, lowering change orders
MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT
Energy efficiency: reducing energy costs by up to 70%
Meets all building & safety codes
Our team is best in class and offers in-house architectural design. We manage projects from start to finish, navigating the Municipal Approval process at a 100% success rate... even in municipalities that have never approved this type of construction before. Finally, our fabrication team uses the many tricks of the trade we've learned over the years and proprietary information to source, prep, and modify these containers into exceptional buildings.
We work with developers looking to build a superior project while saving time, money, and participating in the biggest innovation in real estate of the last 100 years, while surpassing all building codes.
Pre-development Through Preliminary Site Plan Approval
Public Engagement Planning
Preliminary Design Package
Create Preliminary Timeline, Budget and Scope of Work
Site Plan Approval
Design Development through Construction Documentation
Design Development Including Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering.
Consult with City Municipalities, Client, General Contractor, Architect & Engineers to produce design and construction documents for permit submissions.
Container Modification, Erection, and Construction Administration
Provide cut sheets
Modify & prepare containers for delivery
Manage supply chain and delivery
Delivery and assembly of containers
Provide consulting to all trades, support permit inspections and on-site design-build issues through issuance of Certificate of Occupancy
Our 3 story, 2,800 square foot Model Center was erected in 6 hours and 15 mins in 2015. The 2,800-square-foot model unit features an open concept inside and exposed steel. It includes two units: a two-story, two-bedroom unit and a one-bedroom unit on the third floor and each has balcony space made from containers
DETROIT SHIPPING COMPANY
This project is a restaurant collective and beer garden offering affordable upscale street food, two full bars, space for start-up retailers, and galleries featuring local artists. The project is Cass Corridor's newest architectural attraction.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"Perhaps the Biggest Innovation in Real Estate in Last 50 Years"
- Eric Lloyd Wright, Architect & Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright
"The investment of a lifetime"
- Allison Johnson, Economist, Harvard Graduate & TSI Investor
"Our goal is to become the clear cut champion in the latest real estate technologies"
- John Salmons, Former NBA Player and TSI Advisor
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BUILDING WITH CONTAINERS, CHECK OUT OUR PODCAST:
Because Three Squared is one of the few design firms with Cargo Architecture experience, we created our website to be as informative as possible about how we work.
If you are in the early planning stages and just gathering information, we invite you to check out our growing library of free trainings & case studies on our podcast, Innovative Real Estate with Three Squared. Learn more here.
To see our Step 1 Retainer pricing, click here.
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MAIN OFFICE ADDRESS:
Three Squared, Inc
2541 Trumbull Ave.
Detroit, MI, 48216