Entries by Chuck Lewis

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

IDS attended the groundbreaking for Schoolcraft College’s St. Joe’s Mercy Elite Sports Center. The goal of the center is to integrate the College’s professional academic programs with real-world experiences, offering opportunities to provide services for the athletes, including sports medicine and performance nutrition. In addition to the athletics facilities, the Sports Center features classrooms to […]

Michigan Union Reopening Celebration

IDS attended the University of Michigan’s Michigan Union Reopening Celebration. The transformation and restoration of the Union was completed to better serve the needs of today’s students. The renovation restored many of the historically significant features, including repairs to the State Street entry.    

A Sneak Peek of the New Michigan Union

The Michigan Union, which has been closed for renovations since April 2018, is set to reopen to the University of Michigan campus community on Jan. 13, 2020. Before the long-awaited reopening, The Michigan Daily and The Michiganensian were invited by the University Unions office for an exclusive tour of the new building. Located at the […]

Announcing Our Newest Senior Associates and Associates

Integrated Design Solution is proud to announce promotions effective January 1, 2020. Into the role of Senior Associate, IDS welcomes Scott Batzold, Matt Beck, and Nick LaForest. Integrated Design Solutions also is proud to welcome six new associates; Chris Allick, Andrea Everett, Brian Ingham, Greg Koenig, Aubree Robichaud, and Greg Sell. Scott Batzold has been […]

Emily Trevarrow has earned LEED Green Certification

We are proud to announce Emily Trevarrow, who joined the IDS interiors department in the summer of 2019, has earned a LEED Green Certification.  Sustainable design is at the forefront of our work, and we are excited to see how Emily continues to integrate these valuable skills into projects going forward.  Congratulations, Emily!

Dick Newlin Retires

Dick Newlin has been a member of the IDS team for 31 years. In his time with the architecture department, Newlin rose to the role of Associate with IDS’s founding in 1999.  In his more than three decades of work with IDS, Dick distinguished himself for his work on projects across all markets, but particularly […]

McLaren Lapeer Breaks Ground on New Ambulatory Care Center

Ground was broken Wednesday morning on a new $27.5-million ambulatory care building on the McLaren Lapeer Region campus. Site preparation will get underway in late December or early January, while the building will begin to rise from the ground by late spring toward a completion in mid-2021. The three-story, 92,000-square-foot ambulatory care center will be […]

In Memoriam – Dean Harris

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dean Harris. Surrounded by his family on November 7, 2019, Dean passed away in his home peacefully. He had been a valued member of our team for the past nine years and will be deeply missed. We regret the loss to his […]

Michigan Medicine CIT Groundbreaking

IDS attended the Michigan Medicine Clinical Inpatient Tower ground breaking ceremony on Friday, October 25, 2019. University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine and State of Michigan leadership were in attendance to celebrate this cutting edge facility, scheduled to open in mid-2024. The new 12-story hospital will house 264 private rooms capable of converting to intensive care, […]