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From courthouses and fire stations to community centers and correctional facilities, TowerPinkster is a leader in government design. Our collaboration with all levels of government has produced facilities that align with each organization’s goals, values, and budget. We blend decades of experience with creativity, innovation, and cutting edge technology to form design solutions that work for the people of today, and tomorrow.

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Kent County Courthouse

Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Size:
323,000 SF
Awards:
AIA Committee on Architecture for Justice - 2003; AIA Grand Valley - 2003; Masonry Awards - 2002; Associated Builders & Contractors (West Michigan Chapter) Electrical Low Voltage Award - 2002; Associated Builders & Contractors (West Michigan Chapter) – Institutional Construction Over $9 million Award - 2002; IIDA Lighting Award - 2003
Description:
TowerPinkster, in partnership with HOK, completed site selection evaluations, space program analysis and the design of a 13-story building to house Kent County and City of Grand Rapids Courts. Twenty new courtrooms were added, as well as six hearing rooms, judicial chambers, secure detention areas, administrative floors, restricted below-grade parking, and space for expansion. Additional considerations included state-of-the-art active and passive security design and courtroom technology.

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Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Size:
323,000 SF
Awards:
AIA Committee on Architecture for Justice - 2003; AIA Grand Valley - 2003; Masonry Awards - 2002; Associated Builders & Contractors (West Michigan Chapter) Electrical Low Voltage Award - 2002; Associated Builders & Contractors (West Michigan Chapter) – Institutional Construction Over $9 million Award - 2002; IIDA Lighting Award - 2003
Description:
TowerPinkster, in partnership with HOK, completed site selection evaluations, space program analysis and the design of a 13-story building to house Kent County and City of Grand Rapids Courts. Twenty new courtrooms were added, as well as six hearing rooms, judicial chambers, secure detention areas, administrative floors, restricted below-grade parking, and space for expansion. Additional considerations included state-of-the-art active and passive security design and courtroom technology.

Download full project report