Children need schools that foster learning. Our designs create healthy, flexible, and sustainable spaces so students can focus on receiving the education they deserve. From preschools to high schools, to specialty education centers, we work with each district to create spaces that serve students and their communities.


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    Mona Shores Soccer//Softball Complex | Norton Shores, Michigan

    In an effort to meet the needs of the expanding soccer and softball programs, the Athletic Complex that includes these fields was upgraded.

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    Byron Center Public Schools West Middle School Athletic Site Design | Byron Center, Michigan

    Byron Center Public Schools pursued the development of their site at their West Middle School Site for an Athletic Complex.

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    Wayland Union Schools Middle School | Wayland, Michigan

    This project involves a major new classroom addition and site improvements. This will house 12 new eighth grade classrooms, a new STEAM lab, orchestra room, toilets, collaborative commons spaces, mechanical and electrical rooms. A new secondary offic...

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    Grand Rapids Public Schools Union High School | Grand Rapids

    Union High School is one of five high schools in the Grand Rapids Public School district. The district determined that renovating the existing building on the current site is the most effective strategy for completing upgrades to the school.

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    Leland Public School | Leland, Michigan

    Leland Public School is doing district-wide renovations and improvements after a successful bond vote in 2018. This bond will allow renovations to the Junior/Senior High School and a new elementary addition, along with upgraded security and bigger wi...

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    Mona Shores Public Schools 2018 Bond Projects | Norton Shores, MI

    On November 6, 2018, the Mona Shores Public Schools community passed a bond proposal that generated $93 million with no expected tax increase. Some of the upgrades in the district include ADA and security updates at every school, additions to the ele...

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    Grand Rapids Public Schools City Middle/High School Renovations | Grand Rapids, MI

    Our team completed a high-definition point-cloud scan of the Academic Wing’s existing conditions. We were able to use the scans and generate three-dimensional models to leverage in design and decision-making. The biggest challenge we faced was renova...

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    Hart Public Schools High School | Hart, Michigan

    TowerPinkster and Hart Public Schools worked together to design a solution for the High School, which was in need of a design that could be more conducive to a modern learning environment. Our solution renovated nearly every piece of the existing bui...

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    Olivet Community Schools Athletic Stadium | Olivet, Michigan

    The existing athletic stadium at Olivet High School consisted of a natural grass field with an asphalt track, located in a low, wet area with frequent flooding. The facility was also too small for attendance.

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    Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools Immaculate Conception Elementary | Traverse City, Michigan

    The highly visible location of the Immaculate Conception Elementary School on the main artery into downtown Traverse City provides a wonderful opportunity to improve the presence of the Church and school within the community.

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    Byron Center Public Schools High School | Byron Center, Michigan

    Byron Center High School has been growing at an exponential rate and needed to expand their space to add classrooms, labs, and areas for improved circulation.

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    Bond Campaigns | Districts Across Michigan

    TowerPinkster has developed a unique process that is easy to engage and has proven to be very successful. Our process involves establishing a work plan (plan your work, then work your plan) and timeline at the very beginning of the process. By establ...

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    KPS Washington Writers’ Academy | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    The new two-story Washington Writers’ Academy is organized on the site so that it has a greater presence along the Portage Street corridor. The new building layout allows for easy supervision of activities from a few select points. Equipped with a se...

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    Reeths-Puffer Public Schools Middle School | Muskegon, Michigan

    The dramatic transformation to this building was accomplished for a fraction of the cost of a new facility and it solved all of the previous issues with the former building. Some of the poorer classroom areas and courtyards in the building were remov...

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    Shepherd Public Schools Districtwide Projects | Shepherd, Michigan

    Cost-effective and creative solutions were designed to address Shepherd’s facility challenges. At the elementary, 16 new classrooms replace portables, the existing gym was renovated into a media center which better serves students and the community,...

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    Otsego Public Schools High School | Otsego, Michigan

    The new facility features a two-story commons that serves as the unifying space between three zones: academics, fine arts, and athletics. The Commons Area is multi-functional and combines spaces for study, dining, project areas, and casual interactio...

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    Vicksburg Community Schools Athletic Stadium | Vicksburg, Michigan

    TowerPinkster redesigned this athletic complex, originally built on swamp land, to address drainage issues. Synthetic turf was used to provide the district with more opportunities to utilize the stadium for practice fields, soccer, rocket football, p...

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    KPS Milwood Elementary School | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    Milwood Elementary was in need of updates to improve the educational environment and provide classroom space similar to other recently completed projects within the Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) district. TowerPinkster collaborated with KPS in order...

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    Kalamazoo Christian School Middle School | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    Kalamazoo Christian's Elementary School currently served preschool through fifth grade, and TowerPinkster designed a Middle School addition which would relocate sixth through eighth-grade students from their current facility. The addition features an...

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    Thornapple Kellogg Schools High School | Middleville, Michigan

    TowerPinkster’s design solution created a new “Main Street” through the center of the building to improve circulation, visibility, and supervision. Art rooms and a multi-media lab are visible from Main Street and a new, modern media center (which ser...

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    Otsego High School Stadium | Otsego, Michigan

    TowerPinkster designed a new stadium entry, team rooms, and press box. The athletic complex features a synthetic turf field and a resilient-surface track. This allows other sports teams (i.e. soccer) to use the field for games and practice, maximizin...

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    East Lansing Public Schools MacDonald Middle School | East Lansing, Michigan

    TowerPinkster’s team designed several additions and renovations to serve students at all levels. A new main entrance offers added security while creating an identifiable and memorable experience that helps transform the image of the school. The exist...

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    Kelloggsville Public Schools High School | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    In order to give Kelloggsville students all available opportunities to prepare them for their futures, the high school space needed to be renovated to accommodate the competitive nature of today’s learning environment. This development included addin...

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    Newaygo Public Schools Velma Matson Elementary School | Newaygo, Michigan

    TowerPinkster performed a district-wide facility assessment, which allowed the district to conclude that the best possible outcome for the elementary program would be to demolish the lower elementary building, and renovate and expand the Velma Matson...

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    Jenison Public Schools Kids First | Jenison, Michigan

    The new building houses both the Early Childhood Center and the Spanish Immersion program and offers both room for growth. The programming of the space was done in collaboration with the staff and community to form a result that will meet the communi...

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    Kalamazoo Nature Center Nature’s Way Preschool | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    As part of Nature's Way Preschool's “No Child Left Inside” campaign, this new building will replace the current facility, allowing the Nature-Based Learning program to expand and remain one of the most established nature preschools in the nation. The...

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    Kent ISD Innovation High School | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Innovation High School is part of The New Tech Network of schools. This non-profit organization works with the local school to provide innovative learning environments. The project-based approach engages students with dynamic, rigorous curriculum. Th...

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    Fruitport Community Schools High School | Fruitport, Michigan

    This new addition opens into a student commons featuring two clearly-defined entrances - one for visitors and students arriving by bus, and the other for staff and students arriving by car. Accordingly, bus, car, and pedestrian circulation zones have...

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    KRESA WoodsEdge Learning Center | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    The new special education building provides unique resources for individuals with autism and severe cognitive and physical impairments. With careful thought to mobility challenges, color, lighting, custom learning spaces, and safety, this school crea...

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    KPS Prairie Ridge Elementary School | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    One of the goals of this project was to provide for greater community use of the building during and after school. TowerPinkster’s solution created two wings that separate educational use and community use spaces. The first wing houses cafeteria, gym...

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    KPS Linden Grove Middle School | Kalamazoo, Michigan

    TowerPinkster reduced the scale of a large, intimidating middle school by designing a series of “houses” which include four general classrooms, large and smaller group spaces, science lab, lockers, restrooms, and teacher workspaces. A central student...

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    GRPS Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Located on three acres of inner-city land, this new facility provides a state-of-the-art learning environment that incorporates technology and flexible learning spaces for group activities and tutoring, in addition to classrooms. The school also serv...

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    Northview Public Schools High School | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    A facility assessment showed that removing the older, poorly functioning areas in the center, and replacing with a new, two-story academic addition, would be the most economical solution. The new building features new science and computer labs, pool...

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    GRPS Houseman Field | Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Originally constructed in 1923, Houseman Field was in need of improved functionality, safety, and accessibility and restoration of the historic facility. The design features home and visitor plazas with handicap-accessible, family-friendly restrooms,...

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    Coloma Community Schools High School | Coloma, Michigan

    By stretching the office and band/choir addition across the front facade of the building, TowerPinkster created a new image for the high school. This addition provided a new office area and a secure point of entry. Additionally, the design team rewor...

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    Byron Center Public Schools Countryside Elementary | Byron Center, Michigan

    The design of this new facility supports an educational curriculum relating to the natural environment and the area’s agricultural history through the use of collaborative, large group spaces surrounded by modular classroom clusters, ample daylight a...

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    Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center | Battle Creek, Michigan

    This renovation of the former Kellogg Cereal City Museum is now home to high school STEM education programs for exceptionally talented students. TowerPinkster’s design used biological science for inspiration. Scientific installations including sustai...

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