The Mechanical Modernization of a Classical Icon

Yonkers, Ernest D.
November 2000
Engineered Systems;Nov2000, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p50
Trade Publication
Highlights the installation of 21st-century heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at the 1920s General Motors Building in Detroit, Michigan. Transformation of the historic building into an office center for the state of Michigan; Description of building's classical motif; Installation of digital control monitoring system; Lack of ceiling space to accommodate mechanical systems.


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