MMA accepts an AIA Grand Rapids residential design award for Deer Haven House.
Each year the AIA recognizes excellence in design from its architectural members. Mathison I Mathison Architects is humbled to accept a residential design award from AIA Grand Rapids for their Deer Haven House project.
The viewing park and pavilion at Gerald R. Ford International Airport is the latest recipient of a statewide architecture design award. The architect of the park and pavilion, Mathison | Mathison Architects (MMA), from Grand Rapids, received the recognition.
The American Institute of Architects – Michigan awards Mathison | Mathison Architects (MMA), from Grand Rapids, received the recognition.
MMA received the “Small Budget Award” from the Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The award, according to AIA, is given “in recognition of design excellence within the constraints of a small budget (under $2 million), scale, and size”. The design award jury commented: “This simple and expressive pavilion provides a serene viewing platform beneath a soaring dynamic form.”
This community-focused project was funded by both the Cascade Community Foundation and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, and it included the addition of a shelter with restrooms and a gathering plaza, a…
Thanks to Rapid Growth Media and Jenna Morton for featuring Megan Feenstra Wall and her Michigan Young Architect Award during a "RapidChat" interview.
"Not only was she recently named the Michigan Young Architect of the Year by the (AIA), Megan Feenstra Wall is also a very passionate community member. With her involvement in the Children’s Healing Center, Design Week West Michigan, and KCAD's Master of Architecture program, she advises novices to "keep taking risks, especially in this time of your life when failure is less likely to affect anyone but yourself."
On Friday, June 10 we made the trip down to Detroit and the Henry Ford Museum for the AIA Michigan awards ceremony where our own Megan Feenstra Wall accepted a Young Architect 2016 award for her work in architecture and the community.
Congrats again Megan and all award winners!
See a full list of awards and recipients in this Grand Rapids Business Journal article.