Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Architecture firm appoints principal

January 15, 2019
A local architecture firm has named a new principal. Read More

American Storage plans to ‘make warehousing easy’

Owner James Wiese hints company could go through rebranding in the future.

January 11, 2019
American Storage and Logistics is under new ownership and spent almost all of 2018 with the goal to “make warehousing easy.” Read More

Remodeling expo coming downtown

January 10, 2019
There’s nothing like getting an early start on spring — or at least thinking about it. Read More

Architecture firm expands presence Up North

January 3, 2019
An architecture firm in the area has outgrown one of its offices. Read More

Designing behavioral health settings

December 31, 2018
Behavioral health care focuses on supporting both mind and body, from the treatment of mental illness to intervention for substance abuse and other addictions. For many of us, life has intersected with behavioral health care through our own experience or our loved ones — and we’re not alone. Read More

Inside Track: Heeringa was 'built to be a manufacturer'

Trendway chair and CEO says he is one of the few people doing exactly what he’s always wanted to do.

December 28, 2018
Don Heeringa has a passion for industry that hasn’t waned over his more than 50 years in the business. Read More

Furniture maker offering classroom grants

December 24, 2018
The education group of a local furniture manufacturer is looking for grant applicants. Read More

GR unveils park signage winner

City moved forward with competition despite outcry from professional design community.

December 21, 2018
Despite public outcry from members of the professional design community, the city of Grand Rapids went forward with its park signage design competition and has unveiled the winner. Read More

Engineering firm adds to team

December 18, 2018
An engineering firm is growing its local team. Read More

Company removes Chinese-made furniture from courthouse

December 12, 2018
| By AP
A company has removed Chinese-made office furniture it delivered to a courthouse in the region after a six-month legal battle with officials who wanted American-made products. Read More