Gimme Shelter

Of all his creations, Roger Margerum is most proud of a simple, award-winning steel park shelter located just downstream from the Ambassador Bridge.

Of all his creations, Roger Margerum is most proud of a simple, award-winning steel park shelter located just downstream from the Ambassador Bridge. โ€œI particularly like it because it achieves the Mies van der Rohe principle of โ€˜less is more,โ€™โ€ he says. โ€œIt is pure shelter with no walls, heat, or lighting. On each building elevation, there are two elegantly intersected lines with one horizontal roof beam supported by one vertical column.โ€

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