Green Roof

Awards

A History of Firsts

Our passion and commitment to designing and building green is evidenced by our accomplishments and history of firsts:

  • First to complete a LEED-certified Silver project in Grand Rapids
  • First to complete a LEED double-Gold certified project in the world
  • First two urban zero storm water discharge sites in the United States
  • First green roof in West Michigan
  • First green roof for a hospital in Michigan
  • First green restaurant in West Michigan

Awards & Accomplishments

2016

2015 & 2016

2014

2013

  • Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission Award – Kingsley Building

2011

  • Guy Bazzani Local Legacy Award established by Local First

2009

  • Clean Corporate Citizen Award – Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

2008

  • US Green Building Council, LEED for Homes Innovative Project Award
  • Grand Valley AIA Sustainable Design Award
  • Business Review: Regional Thought Leader Award American Institute of Architects: Honor Award for Sustainable Design (Hispanic Center)

2007

  • Clean Water Action: Green Business Leader Award
  • Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission: Award for Hispanic Center of West Michigan Restoration
  • Michigan Historic Preservation Network: Building Award for Contribution to Historic Preservation in Michigan
  • EDC Magazine, Excellence in Design Awards: Honorable Mention, Hispanic Center

2006

  • Grand Valley Metro Council-Metropolitan: Development Blueprint Award for Excellence in Neighborhood Enhancement and Revitalization, Community Capacity Building, Citizen Involvement Community Design Practices, and Environmental Sustainability
  • EDC Magazine, Excellence in Design Awards: Finalist, East Hills Center

2005

  • State of Michigan, Department of Environmental Quality: Clean Michigan Initiative Award (Partnership with East Hills Council of Neighbors and Bazzani Associates)

2004

  • Aquinas College, Grand Rapids: Honorary Degree in Sustainable Business (Guy Bazzani)
  • State of Michigan: Cool City Catalyst Project Designation for East Hills Center (of the Universe)

2003

  • Grand Valley Metro Council: Metropolitan Development Blueprint Award for Excellence in Neighborhood Enhancement and Revitalization, Designs for Community Stability, and Environmental Sustainability
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council: Sustainable Business Award (Bazzani Associates)
  • Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission: Outstanding Historic Preservation Project Award (Helmus Building, 947-959 Wealthy Street)
  • Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission: Outstanding Historic Preservation Volunteer (Guy Bazzani)

2002

  • Grand Rapids Neighborhood Business Award: First Place, Best Reuse of a Building (Helmus Building, 945-59 Wealthy Street)

2001

  • Grand Rapids Neighborhood Business Award: First Place, Best Exterior Renovation (Daverman Building, 940, 944, 946-48 East Fulton)
  • Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission: Outstanding Commercial Historic Preservation Project (Daverman Building, 940, 944, 946-48 East Fulton)
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