GM Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center Receives ALA Award of Merit
The Ghafari-designed General Motors Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center was honored by the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA), receiving a Merit award at the ALA’s 2023 Design Awards celebration on October 20.
The Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center – a first-of-its-kind facility located at GM’s historic Technical Center campus in Warren, Michigan – expands the automaker’s battery cell technology operations and is accelerating the development and commercialization of longer range, more affordable EV batteries.
Ghafari provided full-service architecture and interior design solutions for the two-story, 300,800 SF building, which supports the manufacturing, testing, and logistics of battery cell production. The design provides for an innovative, flexible facility in a quickly evolving industry.