A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design EducationArchitect: Albert Kahn Associates, Detroit Completion: 2009 Brief: 760,000-s.f. historic rehab for the College for Creative Studies; received $65 million in incentives, credits, and grants.

Globe Trading BuildingArchitect: Archive Design Studio, Detroit Completion: 2012 Brief: $8 million rehab of 19th century manufacturing plant into mixed-use property on the RiverWalk.

Westin Book CadillacArchitect: Kaczmar Architects, Cleveland Completion: 2008 Brief: $180 million renovation of a Louis Kamper-designed building, the world's tallest hotel when it was built in 1924.

Woodward Garden VenueArchitect: McIntosh Poris Associates (design), Detroit; Quinn Evans Architects (architect of record), Ann Arbor, Mich. Completion: 2011 Brief: $6 million rehab (theater) and new construction (mixed-use apartment building) to revitalize a midtown block.

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