Entries by Chuck Lewis

Introducing the Next Generation of Patient Care

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, […]

IDS Featured in CAM Magazine

We are honored to be featured in the 2019 Special Issue of CAM Magazine for our involvement with United Shore’s New Headquarters, as well as the Oakland Center at Oakland University. We are also proud of our involvement with the Shinola Hotel. For the entire issue, please click here.

Meet Our Newest Licensed Architect, Jacob Klee

Jacob Klee is the latest IDS employee to join our team of licensed architects. Jacob has been with IDS for a little over a year, and in that time has worked on many notable higher education projects with schools such as the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University. Please join is in congratulating Jacob […]

Romeo High School Dedication

The IDS team joined in to celebrate the Dedication of Romeo High School. The overall layout of the new High School supports three independent academic learning communities.

MSU’s Broad Art Museum Named One of Best Designed University Buildings

The late, great Zaha Hadid won a design competition for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Opened in 2012, the museum features the Pritzker Prize–winning architect’s signature futuristic style, with horizontal and diagonal lines creating a sense of motion through the building. Read the full article […]

Romeo High School is changing the way students learn

IDS worked with Romeo Community Schools to design the new addition at the RETC High School. The addition creates an updated facade providing a new identity for the school by masking the existing RETC structure. Its position creates a circular corridor layout within the academic wings making student, teacher, and staff traffic more efficient. The […]

EMU Shows Off New $20M Athletics Site

IDS partnered with Eastern Michigan University to design the new Student Athlete Performance and Success Center. This student athlete facility defines the northern boundary of Rynearson Stadium as the home for Eastern Michigan football and as a space for all student athletes to come train. The building interior celebrates the architectural structure, creating a dynamic […]

Domino’s Innovation Garage Grand Opening

IDS attended the Domino’s Innovation Garage Grand Opening, Wednesday, August 21. The event included a tour of the building with one of Domino’s CEOs and enjoying pizza from the new test kitchen as well as a demonstration of the autonomous vehicles manufactured by Nuro. This new facility is designed to accommodate permanent workspace for an […]

Charlie Haas invited to 2020 AIA Detroit Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program

Now in its third year in Detroit, the Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program has announced its 2019 – 2020 class will include IDS architect Charlie Haas. With a goal of nurturing emerging industry leaders, the CKLDP encourages engagement with industry trends, supports leadership development skills and fosters connections between area professionals.  Charlie explains he is […]