Brembo – 2017 ESD Construction and Design Award Winner

Project Description

NSA was selected as the Architectural/Engineer for the new “Brembo” cast–iron foundry facility located near its current facility in Homer, Michigan. Brembo is an acknowledged world leader and innovator in the field of automotive disc brake technology, supplying high performance braking. At full capacity, it yields an annual output of 80,000 tons of brake disc castings.

Services Site Plan Approval, Design Development, Interior Design, Engineering (MEP/Structural), Construction Documents, Construction Administration

Awards Michigan Concrete Association’s Award of Excellence, CAM Magazine’s Special Issue Award and 2017 Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) Construction and Design Award Winner

Project Details

Client Brembo
Project Type New Construction
Size 193,750 SF
Construction Cost $50,000,000

Project Feature

Lobby was created abstractly from Brembo’s core product. Energy, motion, and design was captured in the high-impact lobby.

Project Feature

NSA ‘s manufacturing expertise allows us to fully integrate building systems with Brembo’s processes for a successful and efficient space.

Project Feature

360 degree viewing space allows guests and managers to see the entire operation and manufacturing process from beginning to end.

FCA US Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

Project Description

The SHAP Body Shop is an approximately 1,000,000 sf assembly plant that connects directly to the brand new 461,000 sf SHAP Paint Shop via enclosed trestle conveyors that will transport vehicle bodies from the Body Shop to the Paint Shop. In addition to assembly and shipping functions, the area houses new plant offices, locker and cafeteria facilities, as well as meeting and teleconference rooms.

The Body Shop, designed with the latest in “Green” technology, has been certified as a LEED Gold facility.

Services Design Development, Interior Design, MEP Engineering, Construction Documents, Construction Administration

Project Details

Client FCA US
Project Type New Construction
Size 1,000,000 SF
Construction Cost $75,000,000

Project Feature

NSA’s engineering studio is fully responsible and capable of designing energy centers of all sizes to support project needs.

Project Feature

Accenting with color through greenery and exterior graphics helped brighten an otherwise cold industrial view.

FCA US Sterling Heights Assembly Plant – Paint Shop

Project Description

The new Paint Shop has a footprint of approximately 461,000 sf with three work deck levels and an equipment platform penthouse above. Ancillary buildings; including paint mix, sludge recovery, energy center, substation rooms, and a chiller room were also included in the design.

Services Design Development, Interior Design, MEP Engineering, Construction Documents, Construction Administration

Project Details

Client FCA US
Project Type New Construction
Size 948,000 SF
Construction Cost $85,000,000

Project Feature

NSA’s in-house engineering team integrated complex mechanical systems into the SHAP Paint Shop. Future growth and redundancy was built in to the design.

Project Feature

Precision controlled heating, cooling and high-level air filtration were key requirements for the successful paint operation.

Project Feature

Green space was brought to this large manufacturing operation by NSA’s design studio incorporating day lighting, landscaping and way-finding.

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