Public-sector facilities enhance the communities they serve and provide access to the valuable services provided by government entities. TowerPinkster combines innovation with forward-thinking technology to create spaces that foster leadership, trust, and transparency. From justice centers to aviation, public safety to detention and infrastructure upgrades, TowerPinkster design solutions engage the people of today and tomorrow.

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    Gerald R. Ford International Airport Site 9 | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    TowerPinkster was challenged by GRFIA to provide expanded planning and visualization services to help sell their vision for development around the airport.

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    Ransom District Library | Plainwell, Michigan

    Ransom District Library is working with TowerPinkster to create a new one-story library to replace the existing building. The new library will offer beautiful views of the river, an attached book drop, a play structure for children, a secure vestibul...

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    Emmett Charter Township Public Safety Facility | Battle Creek, Michigan

    To create space for the expanding administration, law enforcement, and fire departments, Emmett Charter Township turned to TowerPinkster to develop design concepts for a new Public Safety headquarters and satellite facility.

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    Kent County Fuller Complex Master Plan | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    To continue to understand and enhance the public access to services, Kent County desired to update the Fuller Complex Master Plan to guide future projects. Their intent was to update their 2004 Master Plan to guide and frame the potential physical en...

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    Barry County Facilities Master Plan | Hastings, Michigan

    Barry County aimed to make services safer and more accessible to residents, users, and County workers in their existing facilities. The County was in need of a Facilities Master Plan that reflected these initiatives while maximizing the use of existi...

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    Kalamazoo County Facilities Master Plan | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    Kalamazoo County decided to proactively plan for the future of its facilities and operations. As a major component of this effort, a long-range master plan was developed for various county facilities that embody the ideas of improved service to its c...

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    Ketchum Park Master Plan | Marshall, Michigan

    With a rich 60-year history in Marshall, Michigan, 25-acre Ketchum Park had developed into a diverse recreational area for residents and visitors. Over the years, disjointed improvements had been steadily added to the park. As the park continued to e...

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    Kalamazoo County Healy Street Center | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    With goals to enhance citizen access for programs and services, increase safety and security and reduce maintenance costs, Kalamazoo County’s Facilities Master Plan identified opportunities to relocate several departments into County-owned facilities...

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    Kent County Courthouse | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    TowerPinkster, in partnership with HOK, completed site selection evaluations, space program analysis and the design of a 13-story building to house Kent County and City of Grand Rapids Courts. Twenty new courtrooms were added, as well as six hearing...

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    Kent County Sheriff Department | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    TowerPinkster’s design included a 38,000 SF addition and the complete remodeling of the existing administration offices. The facility houses administration, records management, investigative (detectives, narcotics and vice) road patrol, scientific su...

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    Looking Glass Regional Fire Station | Grand Ledge, Michigan

    TowerPinkster created a design that included a state-of-the-art apparatus bay (three bays), sleeping space for male and female firefighters, an exercise area, kitchen, dining area, day room and a multi-use conference area (available for after-hours u...

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    Muskegon County Community Mental Health | Muskegon, Michigan

    TowerPinkster’s master plan resulted in the design of a new Community Mental Health facility that would consolidate all of the associated departments into one building. The facility features one central reception area that serves all departments and...

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    Ingham County 911 Central Dispatch Facility | Lansing, Michigan

    A study revealed that combining the existing East Lansing and City of Lansing 9-1-1 Dispatch Centers into a single consolidated facility would improve efficiency and streamline operations. With a site already selected, preliminary space planning effo...

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    Washtenaw County Jail and Courthouse | Ann Arbor, Michigan

    The TowerPinkster and HOK team created a master plan and design to accommodate 800 inmates through 2032. The project included a 112-bed addition to inmate housing and a new intake, transfer and release center with holding and detox cells, book-in sta...

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    Emmet County Building Renovation | Petoskey, Michigan

    TowerPinkster’s task was to improve space utilization, accessibility and security and to accommodate jail expansion. The resulting addition physically links the jail to the county building. All operations of the District Court moved to the new facili...

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    City of Kalamazoo City Hall Roofing System | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    The newly installed roofing system at the City Hall in Kalamazoo is based on LiveRoof green roof modules which contain pre-vegetation sedums and other engineered soils that lay directly onto a root barrier. The roof is entirely vegetative and has not...

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    Midland County Jail | Midland, Michigan

    TowerPinkster teamed with HOK on the design of this new facility which features a mix of direct and indirect supervision pods with a capacity of 250-beds. The intake, transfer, and release component includes holding and detox cells, together with boo...

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    State of Michigan New Veterans Homes | Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan

    The State of Michigan and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is working with TowerPinkster and senior living design consultant, SFCS, to design two new State Veterans Homes developments in Grand Rapids and the Detroit area based on USDVA Community...

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    Gerald R. Ford International Airport Consolidated Checkpoint and Marketplace | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    The east side of the main terminal at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport received a 57,000 SF expansion. The marketplace level has a seven-lane consolidated checkpoint followed by prominently-located retail spaces, a full-service restaurant, an...

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    Gerald R. Ford International Airport Concourse Renovations | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    TowerPinkster teamed with Architectural Alliance to redesign Concourses A and B to meet the needs of GFIA. Concourse A features a new, second floor with food service and two additional gates. The main floor features an open concession and retail area...

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    Kent County Jail | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    The TowerPinkster and HOK design included the renovation of the most recent 1970’s addition to create three, 64-bed dormitories, and the addition of a new direct supervision replacement facility. This created 320-beds and features a 96-bed classifica...

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    Kalamazoo County Gull Road Justice Complex | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    As part of their 25-year master plan, Kalamazoo County acquired a vacant parcel of land adjacent to the existing Juvenile Home with an overall vision to relocate family-related judicial services and create a campus that improves operations through ef...

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