The Veterans Village

When sustainable architecture supports an ecosystem

Situated in the heart of Redford, Veterans Village Detroit is a sustainable small business incubator for veterans and non-profit organizations focused in disaster relief. We Create Group was honored to team up with Interactive America, Inc.Detroit Blight Busters and United Peace Relief to design a permanent training facility for disaster response and relief efforts.  The mixed-use building needed to be safe and sustainable.

Gordon Soderberg is a former President and Executive Director of United Peace Relief and now leads The Veterans Green Village and The Veterans Green Bus projects. He works full time as the Program Development Director at Detroit Blight Busters, Inc.  Gordon’s passion and dedication to The Veterans Villiage is undeniable; his grit and amazing ingenuity for practical sustainability plays a huge part in the architecture of the village compound.

Follow our progress at WE CREATE GROUPVeterans Village – DetroitThe Veterans Green BusDetroit Blight Busters or Interactive America, Community Development.

To donate or for media inquiry, please contact Gordon Soderberg,, +1 (985) 640-1801.


Gordon Soderberg interview by NationSwell.

Main Facility
Office Building


Project Details

Project Type: Mixed-Use

Year: 2015 – On going

Status: Under Construction

Size: 50,000 sq. ft.

Program: Residential Space, Expansive Training Facility, Indoor/Outdoor Aquaponic Self-Sustaining Farm, Farm-to-Table Restaurant

Services: Community Engagement, Architectural Design, Construction Administration, On-site Training, 3D Scanning & Photogrammetry

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