Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Construction firm preps for $60M summer

Holland-based Elzinga & Volkers fills pipeline with education, retail and health care projects.

June 23, 2017
Elzinga & Volkers Inc. is riding a wave of expansion projects this summer. Read More

Space is next frontier for izzy+

Furniture maker concentrates on creating a malleable shared work environment.

June 23, 2017
The izzy+ team set out to refresh the brand’s perception at NeoCon earlier this month, and by all accounts, the team felt they accomplished the mission. Read More

Furniture maker producing ReMarket sale

June 22, 2017
An office furniture maker is hosting a direct-to-consumer sale this weekend. Read More

Architecture firm opens West Side office

June 21, 2017
A national architecture and engineering firm has set up an office on the West Side. Read More

Architecture firm planning move downtown

June 13, 2017
A local architecture firm is planning to move downtown. Read More

Q&A: Sara Molina

June 13, 2017
Sara Molina is the VP of design and development at Custer. Read More

Urban renewal survivor stands a little taller

Developer reflects on history of The Rowe, now an 11-story apartment building built in 1923 that almost didn’t endure demolition craze of the ’60s.

June 9, 2017
As Nick Koster talks about The Rowe in downtown Grand Rapids, his fondness for old architecture is obvious. Read More

Steelcase to showcase Microsoft-infused workspaces

Grand Rapids-based furniture manufacturer will display workspaces using technology at NeoCon.

June 9, 2017
A partnership with Microsoft is at the forefront of Steelcase’s approach to NeoCon. Read More

Area manufacturers descend on Chicago’s NeoCon

Commercial design industry trade show offers businesses opportunity to display latest products.

June 9, 2017
For West Michigan’s office furniture manufacturers, June is about showing off their new products and brand refreshes. Read More

Co-working space expanding downtown

June 5, 2017
A downtown co-working space is expanding. Read More