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    Mike Shively, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

    Founding Partner, Architect En Masse | Chicago, Illinois   To Mike Shively, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, whose mission in life is to make life better through architecture, design is a personal exploration. But it is less about putting his own stamp or personal architectural mark on the work he co-creates with his studio team and clients, and more about the…

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    In celebration

    Lauren Svenstrup, founding principal of Studio Sven in Chicago, Illinois, is self-admittedly not a “yes person” when it comes to her clientele and her passion for design. Instead, it is about finding that rich, creative balance in a pursuit of curiosity over conformity, dedicated to a process of discovery, of exploration, and of the powerful potential of why. Her work,…

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    Elevating Your Investment: The Importance of Estate Management

    The significance of estate management cannot be overstated in the realm of opulence and grandeur that defines our luxury homes. Beyond the exquisite facades and lush landscapes, these valued properties are substantial investments that require meticulous care and attention to maintain their pristine allure. At The Inman Company, we understand the exacting standards accompanying your refined taste and elevated lifestyle.…

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    Pine Bluff

    Built high above the coastal waters of southern Lake Michigan, this Pine Bluff Residence is set deep into its lakefront site in a region known for its rugged coastlines, towering dunes, wooded bluffs, and often-brutal marine climate. Realized by the long-time collaborative team of Lucid Architecture of Zeeland, Michigan and Zahn Builders Inc. of Holland, Michigan, this home is a…

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    Visual-tactile design

    In 2010, Hansel Bauman, award-winning architect, and pioneer in multi-sensory design methodologies, shared a vision for a building informed by visual-tactile design principles with Jeff Luker, AIA, LEED AP, principal at Quinn Evans in Washington, D.C. It was a vision that challenged standard architectural practices at the time, and arguably to this day, addressing major points of intersection between the…

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    Ben Franceschi, AIA

    Principal Mathison | Mathison Architects | Grand Rapids, Michigan   To Ben Franceschi, AIA, architecture is a fundamental tool for making decisions that can impact the lives of those who inhabit designed spaces. It is in the details, the poetic moments, and appreciation of site that can lead to thoughtful solutions that inspire—and it is the social architectural element, or…

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    Joseph Filippelli, AIA

    Principal Architect, Owner North House Architects | Grand Haven, Michigan   Buildings, like stories, often reflect the world in which they are built. It is in the thoughtful material and form, and the intentional organization of space and position in landscape that physical narratives are crafted, leaving behind symbols and record of the many who once used it—from public libraries…

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    Creative forces look to illuminate and inspire

    Luminaut, an architecture and design firm headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, believes in the illuminated experience. Built on a culture of collaboration and celebration, the firm is backed by a team of architects, designers, and creative professionals dedicated to creating inspired spaces for clients across a number of sectors. Recognized for its expertise in hospitality, senior living, and university campus-based Greek…

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    Pamela Lamaster-Millett, AIA

    Principal, Partner Searl Lamaster Howe Architects | Chicago, Illinois   In the digital age of rapid technology advancement and immersive virtual landscapes, Pamela Lamaster-Millett, AIA, envisions a future in which the industry embraces architecture’s inherent permanence and continues to advocate for the importance of the tactile experience in physical spaces. “In our modern time, where everybody is looking at social…