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Great Lakes By Design: Architectonics


Design Corner

  • RAD | a Detroit-based multidisciplinary interiors studio continues to introduce new products defined by the grit and glam

Design Spotlight

  • The regional element | a renowned midwestern cultural institution adds a significant art acquisition
  • Permanency and legacy | the design and drive behind The Progress Center for Black Women in Wisconsin


  • Recovery room | a Detroit practice transforms a space into a respite for the MSU Women’s Basketball team in the new MSU Breslin Student Events Center and Gilbert Pavilion
  • Tunnel house | Zahn Builders Inc. and Sears Architects collaborates on the award-winning builder’s forever- home in a unique, lakeshore project
  • Freshwater hub | a Great Lakes city is re-emerging as a recognized hub for innovation, sustainability, and water technologies, and an integrated design firm is leaving its mark in green infrastructure


  • Other such stories | the third edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial takes an honest and bold look
    at social, geopolitical, and ecological processes that have shaped, and continue to shape, the city


  • Chef’s hall | Toronto, Ontario’s first chef-driven, community market concept delivers an authentic and ever-evolving look at the city’s cultural dining scene
  • Beyond the table | a James Beard Foundation’s 2019 Women Entrepreneurial Leadership Program fellow becomes an agent of change in Detroit’s restaurant scene


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On the cover, pictured: (from left to right) top row: Thomas R. Mathison, FAIA; Louis DesRosiers; Brian Barkwell, AIA; Matthew Gerard, AIA; bottom row: Lisa Sauve, AIA, NCARB, IIDA; Elaine Keiser, AIA, NCARB. 

Photography: M-BUCK Studio

Background image: Sunspace of West Michigan By Gateway courtesy Sunspace West Michigan