Thanks to Custer for inviting MMA to participate in their annual ArtPrize party design competition. MMA collaborated with LongRoad Distillery and were inspired by their MichiGin drink recipe, creating this table as a serving space. Way to go MMA design team! Custer’s Announcement of the Award: Custer and Steelcase distributed table bases to our West Michigan architecture and design partners and asked them to unleash their creativity by designing and building a customized, one-of-a-kind Bassline table top. The firms showcased their imagination and ingenuity by presenting their tables and vying for votes at last week’s annual Custer ArtPrize party. Six firms from Grand Rapids, Holland, […]
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We are honored to accept the AIA Grand Rapids award for Residential Architecture for our Berkshire Residence! Check out more information and photos of the project HERE.
We celebrated a beautiful day at the grand opening of the new Gerald R. Ford International Airport Viewing Park and Pavilion. With our friends at the airport, the Cascade Community Foundation and Owen-Ames-Kimball we re-opened the viewing park to the public introducing additional parking, the new pavilion for shade, new restroom facilities, new picnic tables and benches and new trash receptacles (which are large enough to slide a pizza box in after lunch!). We were honored to to provide the design of the pavilion which was inspired by flight with the roof lines reflecting airplane wings and following the lines […]
MMA was proud to participate in the ground breaking ceremony at the new Kellogg Community College Miller Physical Education Building! After many many hours, multiple options, multiple cost estimates over a number of years, this project is finally underway! A proud moment for KCC and its student athletes, as well as the entire design and construction team led by MMA on the design side, and construction managers Walbridge / Schweitzer for implementation. It had been pouring rain for twenty minutes before the ceremony, and it stopped just in time for a few photos. This ceremony was followed by a dinner […]
Megan Feenstra Wall was named as a finalist for the West Michigan Woman Magazine Brilliance Awards in the Emerging Leaders category. The MMA team is very proud of her commitment to her work, her community and her family. See all finalists HERE. We celebrated her nomination on April 26, 2017 at Egypt Valley Country Club.
Thanks to everyone who attended the West Michigan Design Week tour of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Viewing Park & Pavilion! Thanks to Owen-Ames-Kimball and the Cascade Community Foundation for your participation. It was exciting to be able to share our design inspiration and thought process around the project. Look for the grand opening in May! Read more about the project HERE.
MMA is excited to be participating in West Michigan Design Week again this year. Last year MMA had a model of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Viewing Park & Pavilion project in a gallery at the UICA. This year we are excited to follow up that model preview last year with a tour of the airport viewing park & pavilion which is currently under construction. The tour will be held on March 29 at Noon. Registration is FREE. Join our team along with the builder, Owen-Ames-Kimball and representatives from the Cascade Community Foundation. We will also have a new […]
On November 21 we installed a model of the Airport Viewing Pavilion project near the baggage claim at the airport. The next time you visit the airport be sure to check it out! We went LIVE during the installation on our Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/mathisonarchitects/ The model was originally created for West Michigan Design Week in early 2016. We secured the model and added information about the location, timeline and project supporters: Gerald R Ford International Airport Cascade Community Foundation Owen Aimes Kimball Comprehensive Engineering Studio Wise Learn more about the project here: http://mathisonarchitects.com/portfolio/airport-viewing-park/ And here: http://www.grr.org/construction.php
MMA is proud to be part of the team to renovate the historic St. Cecilia’s Music Center in downtown Grand Rapids. On November 3 they celebrated the renovation with their annual gala. We went LIVE from the gala on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/mathisonarchitects/ See remarks from Executive Director, Catherine Holbrook as well as comments from our own Tom Mathison. Learn more about the project here: http://mathisonarchitects.com/portfolio/saint-cecilia-music-center/
“Build Imagination” Book Collection on Architecture Presented at Munson Hospital Cowell Cancer Center
Patients at Munson Hospital Cowell Cancer Center now have the opportunity to enjoy a new collection of books during their stay, thanks to a donation from the Rae Dumke Fund of the Michigan Architectural Foundation (MAF). With help from the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham, Rae Dumke, Hon. AIA, will be presenting the Build Imagination collection, a set of 100 books on topics that help foster children’s imaginations and raise awareness about architecture, to five children’s hospitals and cancer centers around the state. Covering everything from architecture, art and color to LEGO, graphic design, shapes, and famous landmarks, the Build […]