Integrated Architecture


Integrated Architecture
Michael Corby

Grand Rapids, MI, 49546

Architect Michael C. Corby, AIA, LEED AP, is Design Principal of Integrated Architecture a firm he helped found in his home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan. One of Michigan?s first LEED Accredited Professionals, Mike is helping to mainstream sustainable design by featuring what he terms the affordable new luxuries for the 21st Century: natural light, fresh air and space. His portfolio of sustainable architecture includes three Gold LEED projects: The national award-winning Herman Miller MarketPlace, and two Steelcase / Workstage design-build projects: Michigan Alternative Renewable Energy Center for Grand Valley State University and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line?s new Springfield, OR office. Other LEED projects include the nation?s first LEED certified worship center, the nation?s first LEED YMCA, the nation?s first Silver LEED K-12 fine arts center, as well as numerous other LEED and sustainable buildings on the boards and in construction. Design Principal and lead design architect for IA, Mike?s approach features simple, sustainable materials within an environmentally sensitive envelope. He balances aesthetics, costs and environmental impact, striving to ensure that the abundant resources enjoyed today will be available for future generations. A recipient of the prestigious State of Michigan Young Architect of the Year Award, Mike?s designs positively impact the way people live and work. Mike?s design honors include an AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Green Building Award, Sustainable Buildings Industry Council Exemplary Sustainable Building Award and an Honorable Mention; Business Week Good Design is Good Business, Honorable Mention; Athletic Business Facility of Merit, Recreation Management Magazine Innovative Architecture and Design Award, Environmental Design + Construction Excellence in Design Award, American School & University Architectural Portfolio Citation, a National Metal Architecture Design Award, and numerous state and local AIA Honor Awards including the first local and state AIA Sustainable Honor Awards and the first building to be honored, in the same year, with both sustainable design and building design honor awards. Integrated Architecture was AIA Michigan?s 2006 Firm of the Year. Mike received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning in 1984. He and his wife, Debbie, reside in East Grand Rapids with their two children. professional registration Registered Architect states of: Michigan (1986), Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, N. Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, S. Carolina, S. Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC, Wisconsin and National Council of Architectural Registration Board



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