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A degree in Architecture and Sustainability gives you options. All of them are good.

Today’s architectural professionals have to understand the relationship between sustainability and architecture. They are focused on rethinking the built environment, balancing economic equity with environmental equity. They are part of a creative profession that sees their ideas become built reality.

Architecture and Sustainability graduates step into the workplace well prepared. Our real-world approach to education prepares students to be professionals. Graduates possess excellent creative and technical skills. They also understand how to work with a team or create a refined 3D rendering and polished presentation.

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  • Mr. Philip Davis, AIA, LEED AP
    Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Mr. Steve Hoekzema, AIA
    Tower Pinkster
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Mr. Michael Kirk, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C
    Principal Neumann/Smith Architecture
    Southfield, MI
  • Mr. Ben Loznak, AIA, NCARB
    Paradigm Design
    Traverse City, MI
  • Mr. Tom Nemitz, AIA
    Cornerstone Architects
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Ms. Rebecca Shields
    University of Illinois Chicago
    Chicago, IL
  • Mr. Art Smith, FAIA
    Harley Ellis Devereaux
    Southfield, MI
  • Ms. Kristen Stout, AIA
    Axis Architecture + Interiors
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Mr. John VanHouten, AIA
    Progressive AE
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Mr. Jim Winter-Troutwine, RA
    Winter-Troutwine Associates, Inc.
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Ms. Megan Feenstra Wall
    Mathison Architects
    Grand Rapids, MI

Our reputation among A&E firms, interior design firms, and corporations results in nearly 100% career placement. Graduates are working in Michigan and around the country, including:

  • DriDesign
    Holland, MI
  • Tower Pinkster
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • AMDG Architects
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Neumann Smith Architects
    Southfield, MI

Nearly half of our graduates go on to master’s degree programs around the country, including:

  • Clemson University
  • Ball State University
  • Washington University (St. Louis)
  • University of Arizona