Entries by Chuck Lewis

Grand Blanc Community Schools $86M Renovations Move to the Next Phase

Grand Blanc’s athletic facilities are going to be getting a huge upgrade in the sum of about $86 million in renovations. The upgrades will include new turf football field and moving the new football field to where the soccer field is located. IDS is proud to partner with Grand Blanc Community schools on this exciting […]

IDS Architects Support Operation Face Shield

IDS architects Matt Showalter and Adrian La Tona are doing all they can to support a local effort to create face shields to donate to essential workers. Normally, IDS uses 3D printers to help communicate design and build prototypes of projects to share with our clients. However, during these critical times, 3D printing has been called on to […]

David DiCiuccio Transitions to Principal Engineer

Please join us in congratulating David DiCiuccio as he transitions from his long-time role as Director of Mechanical Engineering into the position of Principal Engineer. As Principal Engineer, Dave will oversee our technical staff working on complex engineering projects. Dave’s vast experience and superior problem-solving skills will continue to be an asset to our projects […]

Campus Crossroads Expands on the Legacy of Notre Dame Stadium

For its first 87 years, the University of Notre Dame Stadium provided a spectacular venue on six gamedays each year. When those games ended, the stadium emptied, the gates were locked and this part of campus fell silent. The Indiana University sought to change that with Campus Crossroads; the project would bring academics and student […]

Spring Brings Growth to IDS

IDS has promoted ten team members into new roles within the company. David Giroux, Mark Reaves, Nicholas LaForest, Katy Litwin, David DiCiuccio, Joseph Schwartz, Scott Batzold, Greg Koenig, Josephine Horner, and Kate Dankovich all are stepping into new positions. David Giroux, AIA, CDT is transitioning from his role as an Assistant Director of the Architecture […]

COVID-19 Update

To our Valued Partners and Clients, I wanted to take a moment to reach out to each and every one of you. In response to current public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus and to help mitigate the spread, Integrated Design Solutions will close our physical offices as of 4:30 pm on Tuesday, March 17, […]

Inside a Historic Detroit Charter School That Takes Cues From Wes Anderson

Detroit Prep, the free public charter elementary school on Detroit’s East Side, has seen its ups and downs. But this renovated school building, formerly Anna Joyce Elementary (designed in 1916 by Wirt Rowland), hints at a brighter future for the community’s next generation. IDS was proud to partner with Detroit Prep and the entire team […]

Shinola Hotel Named CAM 2019 Project of the Year

IDS attended the CAM Special Issue Awards to recognize the 12 CAM-curated, outstanding construction projects completed within the last year, three of which we were a part of. In addition, we are excited to announce that Shinola Hotel took home the 2019 Project of the Year award. A well-earned congratulations to all the partners who […]

Announcing a New Scholarship!

The Michigan Architectural Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship, in partnership with IDS, available to Michigan architectural students. The Paul Stachowiak & Integrated Design Solutions scholarship is available to Michigan students enrolled in architecture programs of Michigan universities. Find more information on Michigan Architectural Foundation’s website here.

Schoolcraft College Breaks Ground on St. Joe’s Mercy Elite Sports Center

Members of the IDS team attended the groundbreaking Monday, January 27 for the new St. Joe’s Mercy Elite Sports Center. The new facility is a part of an expanding program at Schoolcraft College to encourage solving real-world problems in a hands-on environment and create market-viable experiences for students. Additionally, the goal of the center is […]