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General Motors Expanding U.S. Design Center

Company readying for mobility design needs.

by on Aug.30, 2017

General Motors is adding 360,000 square feet of new space to its design center in metro Detroit.

General Motors plans to alter the character of its iconic design center by adding a 360,000-square-foot studio expansion on the campus of the GM Technical Center in suburban Detroit.

The expansion is part of $1 billion investment in GM’s Global Technical Center, a National Historic Landmark site, in Warren, Michigan, GM officials said. The expansion will basically encircle the Design Dome designed by Eero Saarinen in the early 1950s and its hidden courtyard with new studios and offices, GM said.

Beyond the Headlines!

The new design digs will focus on GM’s future mobility efforts, the company noted. (more…)