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Best Architects in
Grand Rapids

Why These Architects?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best architects in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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42° North Architects

42° North Architects is a Grand Rapids boutique architectural firm that was founded by Ryan La Haie. Ryan gained over 10 years of experience in various high-end residential firms in the Bloomfield Hills area before starting his own company. Architect Bill Caliacatsos has over 20 years of experience working as a licensed architect in the United States as well as in Greece. 42° North Architects provides both residential and commercial services for homes, retail stores, and more.

Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (810) 333-2650


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AMDG Architects

AMDG Architects is a Grand Rapids architectural services firm that was founded in 1992 by Calvin Jen. The full-service firm provides a wide range of architectural services including architectural design, construction documentation, bidding and negotiation, construction administration, post-construction services, land planning, and feasibility studies. The firm is heavily involved in community outreach and offers the AMDG Scholarship for students enrolled in the pre-architecture program at Calvin College.

Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 454-1600


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Apex Landscape

Apex Landscape is a Grand Rapids landscape design and build firm. The firm handles projects ranging from small curb improvement to extensive estate landscape designs. Projects include improvements to existing landscape, cascading waterfalls, and in-ground pools. The firm emphasizes sustainable landscaping for creating a balance with the local climate and for minimizing use of resources such as fertilizer, pesticides, and water. The firm’s sustainable landscaping services include green roofs, rain gardens, erosion control, and efficient irrigation, among others.

Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (616) 822-4587


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Design Build Concepts (DBC)

Design Build Concepts is a Byron Center-based design build company with over 20 years of experience in West Michigan. The company offers design and construction services for custom homes and is able to focus on multiple custom home projects simultaneously. Design Build Concepts personally oversees and participates in every aspect of each custom home from initial design to building and completion.

Byron Center, MI 49315 (616) 878-5400


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Dixon Architecture

Dixon Architecture is an Ada-based architectural firm that was founded in 2004 by Ken Dixon who has nearly 20 years of architectural experience. The firm provides a wide range of services for both residential and commercial projects including retail stores, office buildings, healthcare facilities, manufacturing facilities, educational facilities, and places of worship. Services include architectural design for new construction, additions, and renovations, site planning, programming, sustainability consultation, and feasibility studies.

Ada, MI 49301 (616) 682-4570


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Elevate Studio Architecture Design

Elevate Studio Architecture Design is a Grand Rapids architectural firm that was founded in 2006. The firm staff has decades of combined architectural experience and provide services including programming, master planning, feasibility studies, architectural design, consulting, and liturgical furnishings and art. The firm has completed work on a large number of religious buildings as well as educational facilities and residential facilities. The firm places an emphasis on sustainability with regards to work sites, materials, and energy usage.

Grand Rapids, MI 49505 (616) 560-9665


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Hooker DeJong, Inc.

Hooker DeJong, Inc. is an architectural, engineering, and interior design services firm founded in 1936. The firm has offices in Muskegon, Grand Rapids, Detroit, and Chicago and the firm is licensed in a large number of states within the United States. The firm provides its services for a wide variety of projects including housing projects, senior living facilities, healthcare facilities, financial institutions, and government facilities.

Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (231) 722-3407


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Image Design

Image Design is a Grand Rapids architectural and consulting services firm. Founder Eric A. Hughes has nearly 30 years of experience working on both commercial and residential projects throughout the United States. His firm provides services including development planning, residential design, kitchen and bath design, and interior detailing. He also provides consulting services including sustainable home services and passive solar design services.

Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (616) 954-2724


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Integrated Architecture

Integrated Architecture is a Grand Rapids full-service architectural firm that has nearly 25 years of experience. The firm provides services relating to all aspects of architecture, engineering, planning, interior, and landscape design. Integrated Architecture places great emphasis on sustainability and works to create sustainable buildings, systems, and environments in order to improve the health and welfare of building occupants as well as to protect natural resources.

Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (616) 574-0220


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J. Visser Design

J. Visser Design is a residential design boutique firm based in Grand Rapids that specializes almost exclusively in home design. The firm heavily focuses on waterfront properties and 90% of the homes that are designed by the company are on the water. J. Visser Design also works to improve sustainability and improving the efficiency of the homes that they design.

Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (616) 954-2509


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Jeffrey Klum, Architect

Jeffrey Klum is a Grand Rapids architect with over 25 years of architectural experience. He has served the Grand Rapids area since 1988 and has experience as a general contractor as well. Jeff provides architectural services for both residential and commercial projects including homes, golf clubhouses, automotive dealerships, and more. Jeff’s services include preliminary design studies, design development, and construction document preparation.

Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (616) 949-6881


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Lucid Architecture

Lucid Architecture is a Zeeland-based architecture firm providing residential and commercial architectural services. The firm has worked on a large number of residential homes as well as office buildings. Lucid Architecture places a high emphasis on service and strives to include each client as a member of the project team.

Zeeland, MI 49464 (616) 741-0044


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Mathison | Mathison Architects (MMA)

MMA is a Grand Rapids full-service architectural firm that specializes in education, residential, commercial, and civic design. The company provides services including architecture, master planning, programming, facility condition assessment, pre-bond services, and sustainable design services. Principal architect Tom Mathison has over 35 years of architectural practice experience and his firm has a number of architects and architectural designers on staff.

Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (616) 920-0545


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Maxam Architecture

Maxam Architecture is a Grand Rapids architectural firm founded by David Maxam. David has 15 years of design experience and is a licensed architect in Michigan. His firm provides both residential and commercial custom architectural design services. His services are broken down into two phases: design and construction drawings. All of David’s design plans are LEED for Homes Certifiable.

Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (616) 308-9729


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Omega Architects

Omega Architects is a Grand Rapids architectural and engineering services firm that was founded in 1976. The firm provides services for both residential and commercial clients as well as for non-profit and public clients. Omega Architects has worked on a variety of projects including commercial office buildings, restaurants, churches, retail stores, healthcare facilities, hotels, and schools. The firm’s architects are licensed in Michigan and Florida and the firm has completed work in Wisconsin, Ohio, New Mexico, and Honduras as well.

Grand Rapids, MI 49418 (616) 532-7775


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Post Associates Architects

Post Associates Architects is a Grand Rapids architectural firm founded in 1956. The firm specializes in senior housing design and cinema design, but has performed work on a variety of other projects such as industrial facilities, churches, educational facilities, municipal facilities, financial institutions, office buildings, retail stores, and residential homes. The firm’s services include architectural design, construction contact documentation, zoning and site plan approvals, engineering, and various other services.

Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 451-3041


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Sears Architects

Sears Architects is a Grand Rapids boutique architecture and planning firm that has provided its services for projects across Michigan as well as in Seattle, Florida, and New Jersey. The firm’s projects include residential buildings such as homes as well as commercial buildings such as hotels and other buildings in the hospitality industry.

Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 336-8495


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Via Design Inc.

Via Design Inc. is a Grand Rapids full-service architectural firm. The firm provides services including master planning, sustainable design, architecture, interior design, furniture and product design, and furniture procurement. Via Design Inc. has a large number of architects and interior designers on staff as well as an experienced support staff. The firm projects include both residential and commercial buildings such as office buildings, healthcare facilities, and educational facilities.

Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 774-2022


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