Thinking Thursday: Understanding Resilience

February 8, 2018 - ANN ARBOR: You may have heard the term resilient cities thrown around recently. But what does it mean? Introducing A3C's new feature Thinking Thursdays, where we'll introduce a common threat to resilient [...]


According to Vox, Colorado gives us a glimpse into our energy future

January 18, 2018 - ANN ARBOR: Earlier this week, Paul Wesenberg, sent around this article from Vox. In 2017, Colorado's largest energy utility, Xcel, issued an RFP for any and all types of energy sources. [...]


Scott Barnes Joins A3C to Lead Education Work Group

(ANN ARBOR – October 16, 2017) A3C Collaborative Architecture (A3C) announced today the hiring of Scott Barnes as Senior Project Architect. Barnes will oversee A3C’s Education Work Group and General Practice Studio. He will [...]


A New Benchmark for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

A3C is thrilled to have been selected as the winner of the 2018 AIA Huron Valley Honor Award in the Unbuilt project category for our design of Sun Baths. They say home is where your [...]


United We Fight. United We Win.

This week, at our A3C office, we had our annual United Way Campaign kick-off. We watched a video about the great work United Way does in Washtenaw County and heard a few inspiring stories. One was [...]


What Do a Treehouse and a Tech Office Have in Common?

A lot! Recently, A3C’s designs for North Star Reach and FordLabs were highlighted in the news, and the similarities between the two projects surprised even us. Location Location Location: While one is nestled on a beautiful [...]


Outdoor Spaces to Inspire You this 4th of July

Around the office this week, we’ve been sharing our plans to celebrate the 4th with family and friends, and so we have patios, roof decks, and all sorts of outdoor spaces on our minds. While they’ll [...]


Dental Office Design worth a Smile

With three dental office designs in progress here at A3C, we’ve been focused on what makes a great dentist’s office – well, besides good check-ups and free toothbrushes. There are some really interesting articles out there [...]