Architecture Design

An award winning architect, Fr. Terrence Curry, SJ, AIA, PhD has brings 30 years professional experience as a practicing architect to Curry Design LLC. Terry’s work has included camp buildings, schools, worship spaces, community centers, office and residential. Scope of services range from programing, conceptual design, design development, construction documents, construction administration, and post-occupancy evaluation. Terry is well known for his expertise in community design methodology, design thinking and participatory process. For Terry the concept behind every design is the intent of the client and how s/he imagines the space will function and feel. Terry listens carefully to the client actively seeking to understand. Then after a concept begins to emerge that resonates with the client’s expectations he works with his team to develop it, refine it, and transform the concept into a reality. Terry understand the design process as a collaboration where all those involved play an active role in their area of expertise, each bringing something special and unique to the table. This method of generating form from dialogue with the client has proven to be very useful and effective, as is evidenced by the numerous design awards and distinctions the projects he has worked on have received.

Thunderhead Camp

architecture design

Adaptive re-use of an abandoned garage as the main hall for a summer camp in norther Wisconsin. The project included building an outside classroom, tower, toilets, kitchen and dining room.

Van Elslander Center

A new building on the east side of Detroit housing seven community service agencies, including a community clinic, thrift store, employment agency, child care, job training and the St Vincent de Paul administrative offices.

PUAO Plaza Housing

Entry level housing for People United as One community development corporation, Detroit, MI. 40 units of entry level, transitional, supportive housing. New Construction.