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Great Lakes By Design: Architectonics



17 Atlas | the sleek and simple lighting solution designed by Most Modern

18 Kissen, Vuelo | the sculptural cushioned chair and aviation-inspired lounge furniture designed by Johnson Chou Inc. of Toronto

19 Olive Hill | the most recent ceramic tile design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright added to Motawi Tileworks’ collection



27 Rainbow Center | the UH Rainbow Ahuja Center for Women & Children in Cleveland, Ohio, designed by Moody Nolan, is a hub of coordinated, family-focused care in its community

33 Freedom House | the award-winning project for nonprofit organization Freedom House Ministries Inc. in Green Bay, Wisconsin offering transitional housing and programming for families

68 Celebrated art story | the continued renovation at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis seeks to transform its Native American Galleries into an experience that leaves visitors inspired long after leaving its halls



55 Brutalist-modern in nature | the renovation of a Midcentury-Brutalist home, originally designed by Otto Stark, in MIchigan by the collaborative team of New Urban Home Builders LLC in Grand Rapids and Deidre Interiors in Grand Rapids

90 A new chapter | the renovation of a historic, century-old library reconciles previous architectural interventions, while transforming it into a space positioned for the future


22 River in motion | the boathouse projects that stemmed from the environmental advocacy of Studio Gang Architects and its visionary leader, Jeanne Gang, FAIA, LEED AP, NCARB

40 The Architects | women in the field and their inspiration, their hope, for the profession

62 Contribution to landscape | architect and owner of Bureau for Architecture and Urbanism in Detroit, Michigan and Oxford, United Kingdom speaks to her professional journey, while envisioning a future where architecture and design is accessible to all



84 Art of hospitality | the collaborative team behind the design and build of the Daxton Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan seeks to capture a dynamic, contextualized hospitality vision that will set a new cultural standard for the community



77 Minimalist and soulful | the artful renovation of a lakefront contemporary home leverages a well-edited interior design and intentional positioning to take full advantage of its waterfront setting


Pictured: (from left to right) Gina A. Paul, AIA; Trina Sandschafer, AIA, LEED AP; Megan Martin-Campbell, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CSI CDT; Kemba Braynon, AIA, NOMA; Jackie Koo, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, NOMA | Photography: M-Buck Studio LLC


Pictured: Eleanor Boathouse at Park 571, Chicago | Firm: Studio Gang | Photography: Tom Harris Architectural Photography