As part of Stair Week West Michigan, we are pleased to invite you to a leadership breakfast on September 10th at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
Stairs not only promote physical activity, health and wellness, but also provide a greener alternative to taking the elevator. We are grateful for the tremendous contribution from the Health Departments of Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa counties and the respective United Way in the three counties - United Way of the Lakeshore, Heart of West Michigan United Way and Greater Ottawa County United Way.Read More >>
The American Institute of Architects – Grand Rapids Chapter congratulates Joyce Lee, FAIA , LEED AP on her recognition as a LEED Fellow. The United States Green Building Council recognized 48 FellRead More >>
Michael Belisle, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
The Design Forum, Inc.
Michael Belisle has worked for The Design Forum Inc. for 13 years. Despite his years of experience, people still mistake him for being right out of school as he was born with a baby face. Luckily, after 3 children, he is starting to see some wrinkles and his wife has noticed a few gray hairs here and there.Read More >>
AIAGR Vice President
Dan Tyrer AIA, LEED AP, EDAC
Dan Tyrer is a senior design architect with GMB ae in Holland, MI. Dan was an associate AIA member prior to becoming a licensed architect in the State of Michigan in 2009 and has since been a professional AIA member. In addition to licensure, he is also a LEED Accredited Professional, and has achieved EDAC certification for Evidence-Based Design in healthcare.Read More >>
AIAGR Membership Services Director
Matthew Gerard, AIA
Matt Gerard is design architect at TowerPinkster Architects | Engineers and a licensed architect in the State of Michigan. Matt believes that if the design process is engaging, interactive, and fun; the end result will be the creation of meaningful places that inspire.Read More >>
Thomas Danckaert, AIA, LEED AP
Senior Architectural Designer, Architect
Creating space to empower is Thom’s philosophy. He believes that craft is the conduit to mastery while intrinsic drive is what makes our work engaging, fun, and inspiring. Thom seeks to be inquisitive, empathic, passionate, and socially responsible.Read More >>
AIA Grand Rapids has selected four women to receive its annual student scholarships to assist in continuing their architectural educations. Typically, a scholarship is awarded to one or two students, but this year the committee felt all four of these women deserved the scholarship.Read More >>