44. Collaboration Case Study: Steelhaus Detroit's Mixed-Use Container Home
Here's what you'll learn in today's episode:
Introduction to Steelhaus
How Chris and Nicole's background impacted their design.
How zoning ordinance and building code affect a projects scope.
“As a piece of advice to anyone starting [a project] dive into the code yourself. You’re going to learn how to be more efficient with your space.”
- Chris and Nicole Creators of Steelhaus
0:30 - Introduction to Episode 44
1:50 - Project highlight of the week: Steelhaus
6:40 - How the Steelhaus project has grown & what inspired the name.
8:50 - The process of Chris and Nicole designing their own building.
12:30 - Changing layout to maximize space.
14:42 - Why it can be helpful for builders to dissect and understand building code.
19:00 - The difference between building code and zoning ordinance - and what they mean for a project.
20:58 - Getting city support and giving back to the community.
24:47 - Concluding thoughts for Episode 44.