Strategic Insights

The Future of Workplace

What does the future hold for trends in the workplace, and what have been the long-term effects of past trends?

The Impact of Local Culture on Workplace Design

Sharing “aha moments” from our work with MLive Media Group and the national roll-out with parent company, Advance Publications.

Progressive AE Named One of The Healthiest Places to Work in Michigan

Our Grand Rapids office earned a 2017 Governor’s Fitness Award for “Healthy Workplace.”

Worship Facility Discernment Toolkit

How do you know if it’s better to build new or expand your current facility?

Key Takeaways: PivotPoint Manufacturing Event

This past March we hosted an event for manufacturers featuring presentations from key leaders and professionals.

Seven Universal Design Changes You Can Make Today

By Mike Perry There is no such thing as “one-size fits all” when it comes to humans. According to the […]

Master Planning: Unlocking Campus Performance

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

Etiquette in the Age of the Open Office

By Melissa Powell Sheppard The first widely distributed reference on etiquette was written in 1922 when Emily Post authored “Etiquette […]

Redefining Technical Education

The design of the Hanson Technology Center celebrates the way technology and design can pair with precision manufacturing to create dynamic spaces that are environmentally and financially efficient.

St. Mary Magdalen Church Wins National Solomon Award

By John Van Houten and Jamie Benvenuto We are thrilled to share that St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church has been […]

Not Your Parent’s Dining Experience
Trends in On-Campus Dining

University dining halls have changed drastically over the past few decades, and the gap between them continues to widen. It’s amazing just how much it’s changed over the years.

Progressive AE Takes Home AIA Grand Rapids Awards

Three projects, St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, Mary Free Bed YMCA and Mercy Health St. Mary’s Cafeteria, brought home awards from AIA Grand Rapids.