Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Universities remain proactive in data protection

Growth of online courses means more opportunities for data breaches.

March 22, 2019
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) The internet has made it easier for students to take classes, but there are risks involved. Read More

Speaker's talk spotlights 'leading with confidence'

Steelcase CEO, President Jim Keane outlines three keys to effectiveness and success at Inforum event.

March 22, 2019
In a recent talk hosted by the women’s leadership development group Inforum Michigan, Jim Keane distilled insights from his five years as CEO and 13 years as president of Steelcase. Read More

Grand Rapids denies apartment complex proposal

Planning commission cites size of project in Fulton Heights would not be consistent with desired density of surrounding neighborhood.

March 22, 2019
A proposal to build a 30-unit apartment complex in Fulton Heights was struck down at a recent planning commission meeting. Read More

Architecture firm hires director of design

March 8, 2019
An architecture firm has named a new director of design in Grand Rapids. Read More

Furniture exec forecasts positive 2019

Haworth CEO says despite cooling global markets, company has momentum in partnerships, development.

March 1, 2019
Haworth saw 5 percent revenue growth in 2018 and expects another year of cross-segment growth in 2019. Read More

Furniture maker signs deal with workspace company

March 1, 2019
A furniture maker in the region has signed a partnership with a provider of acoustic and collaborative workspace solutions that adds 50 product lines to its portfolio. Read More

Downtown restaurant closing for 1 year

February 25, 2019
A restaurant at a downtown hotel is suspending its operations until spring 2020. Read More

Furniture maker hires C-suite execs and legal counsel

February 20, 2019
A furniture maker has made three key executive hires. Read More

Architecture firm expands into Phoenix

February 19, 2019
An architecture firm in the area is expanding out west. Read More

Engineering firm appoints president and CEO

February 18, 2019
A local engineering firm has a new leader. Read More