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Cancer & Hematology Center of West Michigan - Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion Completed

This project involved new interior construction for a medical oncology suite within the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion.  The design concept involved a layering of spaces and flow for patients, carepartners, and caregivers that would allow degrees of privacy and support.  Signficant research was done prior to the design to respond to appropriate patient care settings for infusion treatment that were configurable to a variety of needs by the patient, carepartner, and caregiver.  Supporting environments included an outdoor healing garden, retail pharmacy, family visit|relief lounges and resource cafe.  Materials, lighting, and sound all contribute to a environment of healing and hope. 

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Rackspace Global Headquarters Finished

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Posted by: InterActive Studio | Sep, 23rd

Project: Rackspace Global Headquarters

This project involved renovation of an existing 1 million square foot Mall into a new corporate global headquarters for a high tech and innovative IT hosting company called Rackspace.  The design approach was to layer in new architectural elements to define highly collaborative work zones that would stimulate "Rackers" culture and project the Rackspace brand of "Fanatical Support".  The existing building infrastructure was exposed and integrated with new architectural forms and patterns to provide a renewed image.  Selection of materials and systems were about sustainability and identified for LEED Gold Certification.

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Wedgwood Christian Services Completed

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Posted by: InterActive Studio | Sep, 23rd

Project: Wedgwood Christian Services

This project involved planning, renovation, and new construction of the campus buildings for Wedgwood Christian Services.  Design includes master planning of existing campus and upgrade of current institutional facilities to better serve the mission and program growth for Wedgwood Christian Services.  Building design and campus development included a School, Wellness Center, Residence Halls, Counseling Center, and Administrative Offices.  The school facility was also LEED Certified

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Aquinas Academic Building Finished

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Posted by: InterActive Studio | Sep, 23rd

Project: Aquinas Academic Building

This project involved renovation of an existing Library floor (22,000 SF) into a new innovative learning environment for students and faculty.  The environment is made up of classrooms and faculty offices with additional "in-between" spaces dedicated for informal interface between faculty and students.  The concept developed from a number of "stakeholder workshops" with administrators, faculty and students.  The response reflects an effort to enhance communication|collaboration between the administration, faculty and students, through shared ideas, visioning and learning from one another.

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Steelcase Leadership North Completed

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Posted by: InterActive Studio | Sep, 23rd

Project: Steelcase Leadership North

This project involves renovation of the Executive Leadership floor for Steelcase Global Headquarters located in Grand Rapids Michigan. The concept was to create a community work environment for corporate leadership that would stimulate leader's strategic thinking, facilitate decision making, and enhance communication and innovation.  The design needed to support leadership team members in strategic exchanges through collaboration together and with other members of the corporate community.  The environment was designed as a collection of open and enclosed teaming spaces to support projects.  A cafe and forum space were included as common space to encourage group gatherings and information|knowledge exchange.

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Projects

Christian Counseling Center

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Architectural

Steelcase Leadership North

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Architectural

Aquinas Academic Building

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Architectural

Wedgwood Christian Services

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Architectural

Rackspace Global Headquarters

San Antonio, Texas

Architectural