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Architects Kalamazoo, Phoenix Properties The Exchange
Architectural design Kalamazoo, Michigan Linden Grove  Middle School
Koll Development Company  Western Michigan University East Campus Development
Architectural design Kalamazoo, Michigan

It can inspire.

Architecture offers the unique opportunity to shape the world around us. Truly great architecture reflects the values of the people who design it, inspires the people who use it, and transforms the communities that house it. Creativity and innovation in form, space, materials, colors and systems can elevate good design to great architecture, transforming the way we live, learn and work.

Services Include:

  • Conceptual Design
  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Sustainable Design and LEED
  • Programming
  • Needs Assessment
  • Master Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Facility Audits
  • Code Compliance
  • Construction Administration
  • Pre-Bond
  • Graphic Support Materials

There’s always a better way…

…and we can find it. Our engineers provide the expertise and guidance you need to select the right solutions for your project. From geothermal and wind, to heat recovery and LED’s, we evaluate both first and long-term costs while helping you understand each system’s impact on maintenance, operations and energy-efficiency.

Services Include:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • HVAC / Plumbing Design
  • Commissioning
  • Sustainable Design
  • Security and Fire Protection Design
  • Lighting and Power Design
  • Energy Audits and Modeling
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure

 

It’s so much more than color.

Interior design should reflect your unique identity and vision. Our innovative use of materials, textures, colors and furnishings create rich, vibrant, functional environments that enhance the building’s architecture and support your way of living, learning and working. Sustainable strategies guide our efforts in selecting materials and finishes that are safe, healthy and environmentally-friendly. And our ability to assess durability, ease of maintenance, and first and long-term costs, means we create designs that will stand the test of time.

Services Include:

  • Finish and Material Selection
  • Space Planning
  • 3D Color Renderings and Modeling
  • Color Schemes
  • Furniture Selection / Layout
  • Signage Design
  • Casework Design

 

Mother Nature, improved.

That’s what we strive for in our landscape designs. Our goal is to integrate building design with the site’s unique natural features to create outdoor spaces that are accessible, safe and inviting. Our designs include campuses, roof gardens, and healing environments that promote social interaction, individual contemplation, and the health and well-being of the people that enjoy them.

Services Include:

  • Site Master Planning
  • Athletic and Recreation Design
  • Playground Design
  • Signage Design
  • Green Infrastructure

 

It starts with your vision.

Through research and analysis of your existing facilities, along with stakeholder and end-user feedback, we can help you build consensus of long term goals and project priorities. In the end, we develop a comprehensive roadmap that details where you are and where you want to go, guiding future developments to support growth, flexibility and brand identity. Our detailed master plans include capital costs, timelines, and phasing plans that reflect your priorities and provide a strong framework for future projects.

architecture

It can inspire.

Architecture offers the unique opportunity to shape the world around us. Truly great architecture reflects the values of the people who design it, inspires the people who use it, and transforms the communities that house it. Creativity and innovation in form, space, materials, colors and systems can elevate good design to great architecture, transforming the way we live, learn and work.

Services Include:

  • Conceptual Design
  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Sustainable Design and LEED
  • Programming
  • Needs Assessment
  • Master Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Facility Audits
  • Code Compliance
  • Construction Administration
  • Pre-Bond
  • Graphic Support Materials

engineering

There’s always a better way…

…and we can find it. Our engineers provide the expertise and guidance you need to select the right solutions for your project. From geothermal and wind, to heat recovery and LED’s, we evaluate both first and long-term costs while helping you understand each system’s impact on maintenance, operations and energy-efficiency.

Services Include:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • HVAC / Plumbing Design
  • Commissioning
  • Sustainable Design
  • Security and Fire Protection Design
  • Lighting and Power Design
  • Energy Audits and Modeling
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure

 

interior design

It’s so much more than color.

Interior design should reflect your unique identity and vision. Our innovative use of materials, textures, colors and furnishings create rich, vibrant, functional environments that enhance the building’s architecture and support your way of living, learning and working. Sustainable strategies guide our efforts in selecting materials and finishes that are safe, healthy and environmentally-friendly. And our ability to assess durability, ease of maintenance, and first and long-term costs, means we create designs that will stand the test of time.

Services Include:

  • Finish and Material Selection
  • Space Planning
  • 3D Color Renderings and Modeling
  • Color Schemes
  • Furniture Selection / Layout
  • Signage Design
  • Casework Design

 

landscape architecture

Mother Nature, improved.

That’s what we strive for in our landscape designs. Our goal is to integrate building design with the site’s unique natural features to create outdoor spaces that are accessible, safe and inviting. Our designs include campuses, roof gardens, and healing environments that promote social interaction, individual contemplation, and the health and well-being of the people that enjoy them.

Services Include:

  • Site Master Planning
  • Athletic and Recreation Design
  • Playground Design
  • Signage Design
  • Green Infrastructure

 

master planning

It starts with your vision.

Through research and analysis of your existing facilities, along with stakeholder and end-user feedback, we can help you build consensus of long term goals and project priorities. In the end, we develop a comprehensive roadmap that details where you are and where you want to go, guiding future developments to support growth, flexibility and brand identity. Our detailed master plans include capital costs, timelines, and phasing plans that reflect your priorities and provide a strong framework for future projects.