Strategic Insights

Senior Living: Harvesting Food & Friendships

The benefits of gardening are evident through all stages of life, but is becoming much more prominent in senior living environments

Evolution of Sustainable Thinking

While “sustainability” means something different to everyone, there are underlying tenets that have become generally understood.

Multi-generational Worship Spaces

Multi-generational spaces are a key element in remaining relevant within the community at large and within the worship community.

How Outpatient Strategy Affects Facilities (Part 1 of 2)

Health networks are working hard to deliver alternative options to keep lower acuity patients off the main campus and out of the inpatient system.

Master Planning: Unlocking Campus Performance

Campus master planning is a methodical process that includes analysis, benchmarking, visioning and aligning the institution’s stakeholders.

The Environment’s Impact on Healing the Mind

With a significant sector of the population affected by mental illness it is imperative that we understand how to design space to aid in the healing process.

Efficiency in the Industrial Setting

An experienced architecture or engineering professional can lead a manufacturer through a more intentional process, asking questions that can lead to a better use of capital.

Balancing Technology With Human Interaction

By blending digital experience with intuitive perspective from customers, retailers can employ technology in new ways to enhance the traditional shopping experience.

Sustaining Transportation…and Relationships

With shared goals and commitment to the community, the partnership between Progressive AE and The Rapid has been a natural fit.

Solomon Award Winner: Best Church Design-Expansion

It was truly an honor to celebrate this project with Appleton Alliance Church and also our partner, Boldt Construction.

RAPIDexpression – A competition entry for the reinvention of the Public Museum of Grand Rapids.

Inspired by the intricate mapping of social networks and the fabric of Grand Rapids communities.

ArtPrize 2010 – Pique

This immersive installation is intended to delight and surprise by promoting active participation and providing points to observe that curious exploration.