Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Inside Track: Building inspiration through perspective

Peter Hugo Baldwin credits family trips, mentors for desire to become architect.

October 21, 2016
Peter Hugo Baldwin credits his choice of becoming an architect to an interconnected assortment of incidents that happened earlier in his life. Read More

Construction supplier moves into market

October 20, 2016
A Michigan-based supplier of marble and stone materials has entered the Grand Rapids market. Read More

Herman Miller re-launches Aeron chair

October 20, 2016
An iconic chair has been reworked to include the latest developments in furniture manufacturing. Read More

Q&A: Lindsey Sage

October 18, 2016
Lindsey Sage leads the health care and strategic accounts teams at Custer and oversees the company’s strategic initiatives, training and ongoing employee development. Read More

The ‘Scrap Man’ cometh

Craft Professional of the Year Terry Buschert donates unused scrap metal to help kids attend youth camps.

October 14, 2016
Hundreds of thousands of dollars in scrap metal is lost every year from West Michigan construction sites to landfills. Read More

Architecture association names award winners

October 13, 2016
The local architecture industry recently honored some of its best firms, projects and people at an awards gala. Read More

Builders map listings for Fall Parade of Homes

October 6, 2016
The Fall Parade of Homes across the Grand Rapids market begins this weekend. Read More

Downtown hotel renovates rooms

September 29, 2016
A downtown hotel has renovated its rooms in anticipation of its 10th anniversary next year. Read More

Design tenets apply regardless of size

Visbeen Architects’ Matt Gerard speaks to professional architects, Kendall students.

September 23, 2016
Matt Gerard believes the design process is the same, no matter the scale of the project. Read More

A roundabout solution to tight traffic congestion

Consulting firm engineers smaller roundabouts to improve limited roadways.

September 9, 2016
A lot goes into engineering traffic, an area in which a department at Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber specializes. Read More