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HED Named One of Corp! Magazine’s Economic Bright Spots

June 13, 2017 :: HED was recently recognized by CORP! Magazine as a Michigan Economic Bright Spot Award Winner.  The annual ranking celebrates companies that achieved economic growth, expansion and hiring within the state of Michigan. Learn more about the 2017 winners at Corp! Magazine's website. 


HED named HED named a 2017 Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

June 7, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for 2017. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories.  They include... more


HED named to ENR Midwest Top Design Firms 2017 list

June 1, 2017 :: HED has been ranked No. 47 on the ENR Midwest Top Design Firm list for 2017. The ENR Midwest Top Design Firms list, ranks the largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. See the full ENR Midwest Top Design Firm list on ENR's website. 


HED named no. 34 on Zweig Group’s 2017 Hot Firm List

June 1, 2017 :: HED is pleased to announced it has been named No. 34 on Zweig Group's Hot Firm List.  Zweig Group's Hot Firm List is an annual ranking of the 100 fastest-growing firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting industry. Ranking is based 50 percent on percentage growth rate and 50 percent on dollar revenue growth rate, over the previous three-year period. The full list of 2017 winners can be found on... more


Development of new four-diamond luxury hotel in Anaheim moves forward

May 12, 2017 :: The Wincome Group has moved forward with plans to develop a new four-diamond, luxury hotel in Anaheim, California, in partnership with HED. The new 600-room hotel will meet AAA’s four-diamond luxury definition on the site of one of its existing properties, The Anabella Hotel. The hotel will include 100 luxury suites, a Presidential Suite, 41,000 square feet of meeting space, 23,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, a... more


HED is named 2017 Firm of the Year by AIA Michigan

May 10, 2017 :: HED is honored to be named the 2017 Firm of the Year by the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Michigan Chapter. The Firm of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievements and excellence in the body of work produced by a firm over a period of time, and the ongoing contributions of the firm to the advancement of the architectural profession. From the AIA Michigan Honor Awards Committee: "We wish to recognize HED’s... more


HED ranked No. 188 on ENR Top 500 Design Firm List

May 1, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named No. 188 on Engineering News-Record's (ENR) 2017 Top 500 Design Firm list. The report ranks the nation's largest AEC firms by revenue. HED rose 20 spots since last year's list.


Integrative Biosciences Center at WSU Named 2017 Renovated Laboratory of the Year

April 26, 2017 :: HED is pleased to announce its Integrative Biosciences Center at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan has been named the 2017 Renovated Laboratory of the Year by R&D Magazine and Laboratory Design. To attract multidisciplinary researchers from around the world, Wayne State University imagined a facility that embodies their mission as a public, urban research university -- to create new knowledge that improves the quality of... more


DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Troy Specialty Center wins Design Excellence Award

April 12, 2017 :: The Masonry Institute of Michigan and AIA Michigan recently held its annual awards cocktail reception at The Iroquois Club in Bloomfield Hills.  The Detroit Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Michigan – Troy Specialty Center was one of the projects to receive a coveted M-Award for Excellence in Masonry Design. Ron Henry (Detroit Medical Center) and Annette Hartner (Children’s Hospital of Michigan) were on hand to receive the award... more


Martha Ball elevated to AIA’s College of Fellows

February 21, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) congratulates Martha Ball, FAIA, LEED AP, BD+C, who has been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2017 College of Fellows. AIA Fellows are recognized with the AIA’s highest membership honor for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. Architects who have made significant contributions to the profession and society and who exemplify architectural excellence... more


Citti Academy Conceptual Design named a finalist in SXSWedu design program

February 8, 2017 :: A conceptual design of Citti Academy's re-imagined classrooms was named a finalist in SXSWedu's Learning By Design program.  As part of the annual SXSWedu Conference & Festival, the Learn by Design encourages designers and educators to work together to discover design-based solutions to challenges within education. Learn by Design, hosted by SHP, is a new program focused on the design of physical learning spaces and how they have... more


Design Leader Lance Hosey joins HED

February 7, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce Lance Hosey, FAIA, LEED Fellow, has joined the firm as Architecture + Design Leader. A recognized leader in, and advocate for, sustainable design, Hosey will lead design efforts for the firm’s San Diego office and lead the firm’s initiatives for Design Excellence.  Lance is the former chair of the LEED Advisory Committee and has served on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)... more


HED grows its San Diego Office

January 27, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce the promotion and addition of several staff members in its San Diego office. Neville Willsmore has been promoted to the role of Principal, Office Leader; HED welcomes renowned designer Lance Hosey, FAIA, LEED Fellow, who joins the San Diego office as Architecture + Design Leader, and respected interior designer Sherry Warren, NCIDQ, ASID, IIDA, has joined the San Diego office as... more


HED hosts Illinois Housing Council Breakfast

January 25, 2017 :: HED's Chicago office (1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 200) will host the Illinois Housing Council's (IHC) Neworking Breakfast, Thursday, January 26 at 8 a.m. Details are below.  An interactive panel discussion of the current outlook of the markets, featuring Nick Brunick, Applegate & Thorne- Thomsen; Ilyse Mehlman, Hudson Housing Capital; Karen Muchin, BRiCK Partners; Stephen Sparks, Bank of America; and Aron Weisner, Enterprise Community... more


Harley Ellis Devereaux acquires Northern California-based architecture firm Deems Lewis McKinley

January 19, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce that Deems Lewis McKinley (DLM) has merged with HED.  A recognized leader in K-12 Schools design, DLM brings over 55 years of experience in the design of educational facilities across California.  With offices in Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco, DLM further diversifies HED’s 380-person design expertise and expands the firm geographically. From Northern to Southern... more


HED named to Crain’s Detroit 2017 Book of Lists

January 17, 2017 :: HED is proud to announce it has been named to Crain's Detroit Business 2017 Book of Lists.  HED is No. 3 on the list of Largest Architectural Firms and No. 173 on the list of Largest Private Companies in the Detroit area. This is great recognition as we continue to grow and help our clients advance their worlds.


Rick Keating partners with HED

January 10, 2017 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce Richard Keating, FAIA and HED have joined forces. A recognized leader in design, Keating brings vast experience as a designer on large-scale, complex project types, including corporate headquarters and office buildings; high-rise residential buildings; research facilities; and retail centers. Keating began his career with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) in Chicago and went on to... more


Tania Van Herle named Vice President/President elect of AIA LA Chapter

November 28, 2016 :: Tania Van Herle, AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal of HED's Los Angeles office and Corporate Treasurer, has been named Vice President/2018 President Elect of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Chapter. See the full list of the 2017 Board of Directors for the AIA Los Angeles Chapter on their website. 


HED named a San Francisco Bay Area 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

November 14, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named a San Francisco Bay Area 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for 2016. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. The 2016 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures... more


IBio Center featured as Top Project of the Year in CAM Magazine

November 2, 2016 :: The Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio) at Wayne State University, has been featured as a top project of the Year in the October Special Edition of Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) Magazine. From the Article "How do you develop the future?" was the fundamental question driving the development of Wayne State University's Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio), according to Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) Project Architect... more


Solana Ranch Elementary wins prestigious education design award from LEARNING BY DESIGN

October 26, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has received an GRAND PRIZE Award for excellence in educational facility design in the fall 2016 of LEARNING BY DESIGN, the premier source for education design innovation and excellence. The Solana Ranch Elementary School (Highlands Ranch, San Diego, CA) has been recognized by Learning By Design magazine for its overall plan, architectural design and for having attributes worthy of imitation. Jurors where... more


Susan King named a Women in Sustainability Leadership Award Winner

October 3, 2016 :: Susan King, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Housing Studio Leader and National Sustainable Practice Leader, has been named a 2016 Women in Sustainability Leadership Award winner by Green Building & Design (gb&d). The award recognizes women around the world who advocate for meaningful and lasting sustainable change with a mission of creating a more sustainable world. For Susan, the built environment is made possible by a community of... more


Ambulatory Care Center for Palos Community Hospital breaks ground

September 27, 2016 :: On September 12, ground was broken at the new 3-story, 83,000-square-foot Ambulatory Care Center for Palos Community Hospital.  As part of a design-build with Walsh Construction, HED is providing all architecture, medical planning, and interior design services for the redevelopment and modernization of the 36-acre site. The Ambulatory Care Center will include Radiation Oncology, Outpatient Clinics and an Ambulatory Surgery... more


IBio Center wins 2016 Impact Award from CREW Detroit

September 20, 2016 :: HED is pleased to announce the Integrative Biosciences (IBio) Center at Wayne State University has received a 2016 Impact Award in the Adaptive Reuse and Renovation category from the Detroit chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. As CREW Detroit’s most prestigious event, the Impact Awards attract more than 200 commercial property decision makers throughout Michigan. The Awards recognize outstanding southern... more


HED named a 2016 Metro Detroit Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

August 29, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named one of Metro Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for 2016. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. The 2016 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures... more


Deborah Wylie joins HED as Higher Education Studio Leader

August 17, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce Deborah Wylie, AIA has joined the firm as Higher Education Studio Leader.  Wylie will be based in Los Angeles and collaborate on all aspects of the office’s Higher Education Studio. A recognized leader in higher education facilities and operations, her unique expertise includes disaster recovery; new campus planning and programming, project and operations management.  Wylie has... more


HED named No. 23 on Zweig Group’s Hot Firm List

August 1, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named No. 23 on  Zweig Group's 2016 Hot Firm List. The Hot Firms list honors the 100 fastest growing architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada. The distinction of making it on Zweig Group’s Hot Firm List is a great accomplishment for firms that have achieved success in the A/E/P and environmental consulting industry. In an industry... more


Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Troy honored by Brick in Architecture Awards

July 22, 2016 :: The Children's Hospital of Michigan -- Troy (CHM Troy), has been named a Silver Award winner in the 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards.  Since 1989, the Brick Industry Association has sponsored one of the country's most prestigious architectural award programs - the Brick in Architecture Awards. As the only national association to represent both manufacturers and distributors, BIA is the authority in the clay brick industry. The Brick... more


HED ranked No. 22 on BD+C Magazine’s 2016 Giants 300 List

July 14, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named No. 22 on Building Design+Construction Magazine's 2016 Giants 300 Report for Architecture/Engineering Firms in the United States. The report ranks the nation's largest AEC firms by revenue. HED was also No. 10 on the Top 25 MultiFamily Sector Architecture Firm list and No. 18 on the Top 25 Science + Technology Architecture Firm list. See the full rankings in the July edition of BD+C... more


Mike Cooper named President of ACEC of Michigan

July 6, 2016 :: Michael Cooper, PE, LEED AP, MBA, President and Managing Principal of Harley Ellis Devereaux's (HED) Southfield, Michigan, office, has been named the 2016-2017 President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M). Mike has more than 25 years of experience in a design and management capacity. In his role at HED, Mike is responsible for all aspects of business operations for the firm's Detroit office as well... more


Lake Street Studio wins 2016 ULI Chicago Vision Award

June 2, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce its project — Lake Street Studios — has been selected by the Chicago chapter of the Urban Land Institute to receive a 2016 Vision Award in the Workforce Housing category. The Vision Awards recognize and honor projects and programs in the Chicago region that embody creative development practices, inventive partnerships, imaginative problem solving and visionary ideas. Diversity in... more


Timothy Hurvitz joins HED as Healthcare Studio Leader

May 23, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce Timothy Hurvitz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm as Associate, Healthcare Design Studio Leader.  Based in HED’s San Francisco, California, office, Hurvitz will lead all aspects of the firm's Healthcare Studio in the Bay Area. With over a decade of experience working on healthcare facilities as an Architect, Medical Planner and Project Captain, Hurvitz has a demonstrated... more


HED at AIA Convention 2016

May 18, 2016 :: HED will have two presentations at this year's AIA Convention 2016, May 19-21 in Philadelphia, PA at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. COTE Top Ten: Performing Beautifully... a Restorative Future (TH303) Michael Bulander, Associate, Architecture + Design Michael will present HED's COTE Top Ten winning project -- The West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library. The AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten and Top Ten+ Awards are... more


Village of Hope Breaks Ground

May 11, 2016 :: For homeless individuals and families in Gary, Indiana, Village of Hope will be a welcomed safe haven. The three-story, 40-unit permanent supportive housing development, created by Sojourner Truth House and TWG Development, will provide a safe living environment for chronically homeless individuals and families in Lake County, Indiana.  HED designed the building with a focus on creating an image of home.  Each unit has its own... more


Marci Loftin joins HED as Business Development Manager

May 2, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce that Marci Loftin, LEED AP, CID, has joined the firm as Business Development Manager.  Based in HED's Los Angeles office, Marci will oversee business development for the Corporate + Commercial Studio, focusing on workplace projects.  Marci brings over eighteen years of experience in business development, strategic marketing, and corporate commercial interior design for the A/E/C... more


West Berkeley Library wins 2016 AIA COTE Top Ten Award

April 22, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce its project — The West Branch Library of the Berkeley Public Library — has been selected by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) to receive a 2016 COTE Top Ten Project Award. The COTE Top Ten Awards program is the profession's most rigorous recognition program for sustainable design excellence and highlights examples of green design... more


HED named No. 41 on SF Business Times Architecture Book of Lists

April 6, 2016 :: HED has been named Number 41 on the San Francisco Business Times Book of Lists for Architecture Firms in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Book of  Lists shows firms ranked by 2015 gross revenue in the Bay Area offices (architecture only). According the to list, the 50 biggest architecture firms in the Bay Area boosted revenue by 12 percent in 2015 compared with 2014. These are the largest Bay Area firms, ranked by 2015 gross revenue... more


CSUN META + Lab wins San Fernando Valley Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Award

March 21, 2016 :: The California State University, Northridge META + Lab project was honored with a Best Tenant Improvement Silver Award at the 2016 San Fernando Valley Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards. Designed by HED, META + Lab is an innovative academic unit that fosters collaboration between students, faculty and staff.  Students in the fields of computer science, interface design, user experience, business/marketing, social media,... more


IBio Center at Wayne State University featured in March issue of CAM Magazine

March 10, 2016 :: HED's Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio) at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, is featured in the March 2016 issue of the Construction Association of Michigan's (CAM) Magazine. The IBio Center is a 207,000-square-foot, LEED Gold building that is dedicated to studying and elminiating the health disparities that plague Detroit residents. The facilty promotes collaboration and multidisciplinary research in a light-filled... more


HED named one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Firms by Interior Design Magazine

March 7, 2016 :: As part of Interior Design Magazine's 2016 Top 100 Giants List, HED was named one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Firms for 2015. The Top 10 Fastest Growing Firms are based on percent change in design fees from 2014 to 2015. HED was named no. 74 on the overall Top 100 Giants List. 


Two HED projects win LA Business Journal Real Estate Awards

February 24, 2016 :: Two HED projects -- The Wallis Annenberg Hall at the University of Southern Californa and the Manhattan Beach Public Library -- have been awarded Bronze and Silver awards, respectively, for the Best Public Projects at the 2016 Los Angeles Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards. Held on Tuesday, February 23rd at the Majestic Downtown, the event was attended by hundreds of Los Angeles' elite real estate professionals. The awards... more


CHM-Troy featured by Healthcare Facilities Management Magazine

February 11, 2016 :: The new Children’s Hospital of Michigan–Troy is a model of creative design, says Jeff Ferenc in a new article for Healthcare Facilities Management Magazine. Detroit Medical Center's (DMC) Children's Hospital Michigan -- Troy Specialty Center, which opened in February 2016, is a new child-focused facility designed just for kids. Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) designed the facilty in partnership with Children's Hospital of Michigan.... more


HED named master architect on IUSD’s Measure GG facilities improvements

February 10, 2016 :: Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) has selected HED as one of the four firms to serve as the pool of architects for Measure GG and related facilities projects to improve their campuses. HED will serve as the Master Architect for the district overseeing the educational facilities planning and coordinating the overall architectural work for Measure GG in addition to being assigned specific projects. The district's schools... more


USC Village featured in Los Angeles Magazine

February 4, 2016 :: According to Los Angeles magazine, USC is revolutionizing the college campus with its new living-learning community -- The USC Village.  A new 12-acre, 1,100,000-square-foot expansion, The Village will bring a 2,500-bed student housing component and 100,000-square-feet of retail to USC's campus. Designed by HED in collegiate gothic style, The Village is the largest capital investment in USC's history at $650 million. Read the full... more


Are lockers obsolete? John Dale comments in Minneapolis Star Tribune

February 2, 2016 :: With the advent of new technology like iPads and laptops, and with more and more high schoolers using backpacks, are lockers in high schools still necessary? John Dale, Principal and Studio Leader, Pre K-12 + Community Education Studio and Chair of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education, comments in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Below is an excerpt.  Lockers can be pricey investments. In... more


HED expands its Detroit Office Leadership Team

February 2, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Detroit office leadership team. Christopher Vogelheim and James Zwolensky have recently joined the firm as Associates and Studio Leaders in the Science + Technology and Higher Education Studios, respectively.  Further, Nicole Franzen (business development), Ching Luk (architecture + design), Lisa Winiger (accounting services) and Ronald Zuhorski (project... more


USC Village Tops Out

January 28, 2016 :: On January 27, 2016, approximately 200 guests gathered at the the University of Southern California for the ceremonial raising of the final beam and spire at the new USC Village. Designed by HED, The Village is new 12-acre, 1,100,000-square-foot expansion that will bring a 2,500-bed student housing component and 100,000-square-feet of retail to USC's campus.  Read more about the topping out ceremony and watch a video of the... more


Eric Koffler joins HED as Healthcare Studio Leader

January 28, 2016 :: HED is pleased to announce Eric Koffler, AIA, LEED AP, EDAC, has joined the firm as Associate, Studio Leader, for the Chicago Healthcare Studio. Koffler brings over a decade of experience as an architectural/interior designer and medical planner. For him, the end goal of patient experience and satisfaction is the cornerstone of good design. This philosophy has inspired the design and construction of over 4 million square feet of... more


META + Lab wins AIA San Fernando Valley Design Award

January 25, 2016 :: The new META + Lab at California State University, Northridge, designed by HED, is an innovative academic unit that fosters collaboration between students, faculty and staff.  Students in the fields of computer science, interface design, user experience, business/marketing, social media, and other related fields are encouraged to discover and participate in META + Lab as an extension of their academic program. The Lab recently won a... more


James Zwolensky joins as Higher Education Studio Leader

January 21, 2016 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce James Zwolensky, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the firm as Associate, Studio Leader, Higher Education Design Studio.  Based in HED’s Southfield, Michigan, office, Zwolensky will lead all aspects of the firm's Higher Education Studio in the Detroit area. With over 25 years of experience in architectural and project leadership, Zwolensky has a demonstrated ability to lead a wide variety of... more


Regina VanderWerff joins as Business Development Manager

December 10, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) is pleased to announce that Regina VanderWerff has joined the firm as Business Development Manager.  Based in HED’s San Diego, California, office, VanderWerff will oversee business development for all studios in the San Diego office. As a local San Diegan with 14 years’ experience in design, project coordination, and business development, VanderWerff has built a strong network within the commercial real... more


HED named one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Company to Work For in 2015

December 10, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named one of the Nation's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for 2015!  The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. The 2015 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures relative to... more


Crittenton Hospital South Tower Addition receives Engineering Honorable Award from ACEC/Michigan

December 7, 2015 :: Crittenton Hospital's Cornerstone South Tower Addition has received an Engineering Honorable Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Michigan during their 2015 Engineering & Surveying Awards Competition. The Engineering & Surveying Awards Competition recognizes special engineering and surveying accomplishments that demonstrate a high degree of client satisfaction through innovative, cost-effective... more


John Dale appointed as Chair of AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education

December 3, 2015 :: John Dale, Principal and Studio Leader, K-12 Design Studio, was named the Chair of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education. The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Design Awards is an internationally recognized marketplace of ideas. Through this forum the committee disseminates quality ideas on educational facility planning and design to clients, architects, and the public.  To... more


Garrett Brands new HQ featured in Office Snapshots

November 30, 2015 :: Garrett Brands, one of Chicago's most prominent retailers, required a larger floor plate to accommodate the growth of its Garrett Popcorn Brand.  Designed by Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED), the new 22,000-square-foot headquarters, located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, features perimeter views of Chicago’s skyline, private spaces for executives and open office benching for staff and incorporates the brand's iconic color... more


Henry Ford Manufacturing Innovation Theater featured in CAM Magazine

November 25, 2015 :: The Henry Ford Manufacturing Innovation Theater, one of the two theaters int eh Rouge Factory Tour 2.0, was featured in CAM Magazine. The Henry Ford enlisted the services of Braun Construction Group, Inc. and Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) to renovate the 300,000-square-foot theater in only three months, just in time for the release of the new 2015 Ford F-150. HED's Ronald Zuhorski was interviewed as part of the piece: "The theater... more


Oceanside High School Performing Arts Center featured in San Diego Union-Tribune

November 23, 2015 :: Plans are underway to begin construction in January on a $17.7 million performing arts center on the campus of Oceanside High School in Oceanside, California, according to a new article in The San Diego Union Tribune.  Scheduled for completion in June 2017, the 29,067-square-foot complex will have a 500-seat main theater and a smaller “black-box” style theater, along with an orchestra pit, recording studio, control room, costume... more


DMC Heart Hospital receives Engineering Honorable Award from ACEC/Michigan

November 20, 2015 :: The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute has received an Engineering Honorable Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Michigan during their 2015 Engineering & Surveying Awards Competition. The Engineering & Surveying Awards Competition recognizes special engineering and surveying accomplishments that demonstrate a high degree of client satisfaction through innovative, cost-effective... more


California DGS selects HED as Master Architect for new vehicle emissions testing center

November 11, 2015 :: The California Department of General Services (DGS) has selected Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) to serve as the Master Architect for a new campus for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Vehicle Emissions Testing Center. The new 300,000-ground-square-foot campus, part of the California Environmental Protection Agency, will accommodate the following program areas: • Light duty and heavy duty emission testing • Portable emissions... more


DMC Children’s Hospital featured in Healthcare Design Magazine

November 10, 2015 :: Detroit Medical Center's (DMC) Children's Hospital Michigan -- Troy Specialty Center has been featured in Healthcare Design Magazine's First Look column. Scheduled to open in February 2016, this new child-focused facility is designed just for kids. Following the Lean lead of Simpler and in conjunction with Harley Ellis Devereaux trained Lean staff, the process resulted in a decrease in the overall area of the building by 12 percent... more


John Dale moderates panel at EDspaces

November 6, 2015 :: John Dale, Principal and Studio Leader, K-12 Design Studio, recently moderated a panel at the Annual Ed Spaces conference in New Orleans, LA.  The panel, entitled “Resiliency in New Orleans and Detroit,” compared and contrast the stories of two cities that have faced devastation and depopulation and are now on a trajectory of urban transformation and reinvention. Panelists included RJ Webber, Assistant Superintendent for Academics... more


HED to complete Master Plan for CMU’s Park Library

November 5, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been selected to complete the Master Plan for Central Michigan University's Park Library. The HED team will re-imagine the library, creating a state-of-the-art, active and collaborative space to support research, learning and knowledge dissemination that are at the core of the University's purpose. The team has has previous experience at two academic library facilties that also include collaborative... more


Mike Cooper quoted in Crain’s Detroit Business

November 3, 2015 :: Mike Cooper, President and Managing Principal in Harley Ellis Devereaux's Southfield, Michigan, office, was quoted in a Crain's Detroit Business about Wayne State University's new business school and mixed-use entertainment district. Recently, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch announced that he will donate $40 million to Wayne State for construction of a 120,000-sqaure-foot multistory building of classrooms, offices and other spaces for... more


Steve Dailey featured in Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine

October 28, 2015 :: Steve Dailey, Principal and Discipline Leader, Mechanical Engineering, has been published int he October issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine. In the piece, Steve goes into detail on displacement ventilation best practices to help readers understand where and when this system is best used. Read the full article on Consulting-Specifying Engineers website.


HED named Landscape Architecture Firm of the Year by ASLA Michigan Chapter

October 28, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has received a recognition award as Landscape Architecture Firm of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The Firm of the Year Award honors firms for outstanding design and contributions to the profession of landscape architecture. “We are thrilled to receive this important award,” said Michael Cooper, President and Managing Principal at HED.  “Great... more


Lake Street Studios named a Green Communities-certified development

October 28, 2015 :: Lake Street Studios in Chicago has been approved as a Green Communities certified development by Enterprise Green Communities. Enterprise Green Communities certification demonstrates your organization’s commitment to providing high performance, healthy homes for low-income families. The 10-story Lake Street Studios development brings 61 micro-units to Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood and provides transit-oriented, affordable,... more


Solana Ranch Elementary receives CHPS Designed status

October 27, 2015 :: Solana Ranch Elementary School in the Pacific Highlands area of San Diego, California, has earned a CHPS Designed status from the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS).  CHPS is leading a national movement to improve student performance and the entire educational experience by building the best possible schools. The CHPS Criteria (formerly Volume 3 of the Best Practices Manual) are designed to help school districts in... more


City of Walnut Creek selects HED to design new aquatic center

October 27, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux, in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker (Aquatic Design Experts) and Sports Facilities Advisory and Management (Athletic Facility Operations and Management Experts), has been selected to develop a new aquatic center for the City of Walnut Creek, California. The proposed center will replace the 40-year-old Clarke Memorial Swim Center in the heart of Heather Farm Park. The Clarke Swim Center is widely recognized... more


Harley Ellis Devereaux completes ICU expansion and PT/OT/CR relocation at Advocate Trinity Hospital

October 21, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has completed the construction of a new 12-bed, 7,500-square-foot Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the relocation of a 10,000-square-foot Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy/Cardiac Rehabilitation (PT/OT/CR) Center at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago’s Calumet Heights neighborhood. ICU To meet the demands of the community and provide better services for the most highly acute patients, Advocate... more


John Dale quoted in The Atlantic’s CityLab

October 20, 2015 :: Why don't all schools look like this one? Crow Island School in Winnetka, Illinois, opened 75 years ago and revolutionized school design with its bright and airy L-shaped classrooms and its materials scaled to kid-sized. In 1971 it received the Twenty-Five Year Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is the only K-12 education building to ever receive this award.  John Dale, Principal and Studio Leader, K-12... more


Harley Ellis Devereaux named Landscape Architecture Firm of the Year by ASLA Michigan Chapter

October 20, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has received a recognition award as Landscape Architecture Firm of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The Firm of the Year Award honors firms for outstanding design and contributions to the profession of landscape architecture. “We are thrilled to receive this important award,” said Michael Cooper, President and Managing Principal at Harley Ellis... more


Lake Street Studios wins Multi-Housing News Award

October 15, 2015 :: Yesterday’s Single Room Occupancy (SRO) has been redesigned to meet today’s market for workforce micro-units.  Lake Street Studios demonstrates the outstanding execution of a developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic — the size is reflective of today’s market of living large by living small. The 10-story Lake Street Studios development brings 61 micro-units to Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood... more


Consulting-Specifying Engineer MEP Giants 2015

October 14, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has been named to Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2015 MEP Giants List. The MEP Giants list ranks firms on gross annual revenue and total mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) revenue during the previous fiscal year. Harley Ellis Devereaux was ranked No. 77 on the list.  Mike Cooper, President and Managing Principal in the firm's Detroit office, and John Varley, PE, LEED® AP BD+C, Associate, Mechanical... more


John Dale published in Fall issue of Learning By Design Magazine

October 13, 2015 :: John Dale, Principal and Studio Leader, K-12 Design Studio, has been published in the Fall issue of Learning By Design Magazine.  In his article, "Research and the shaping of learning spaces," John, along with co-author Claire B. Gallagher, EdD, AIA of the Academy of Neuroscience Architecture, discuss the influence and impact of learning environments on students well-being and performance and the growing need for synergy between... more


Wallis Annenberg Hall receives Award of Merit from ENR California

October 7, 2015 :: Wallis Annenberg Hall at the University of Southern California (USC), has recevied an Award of Merit from Engineering News-Record (ENR) California's Best Projects 2015 in the Higher Education/Research category. The Best Projects Awards honor the most outstanding projects of the year in California. Harley Ellis Devereaux provided programming, planning, design and construction administration for this 85,000-square-foot building for... more


San Francisco Bay Area’s Best And Brightest Companies To Work For

October 6, 2015 :: The San Francisco office of Harley Ellis Devereaux has been selected as one of the San Francisco Bay Area's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®!  The 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment.  Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life... more


Wentworth Commons honored by Mercy Housing Lakefront

October 5, 2015 :: When Wentworth Commons opened its doors in 2005, it set a new standard for design excellence for affordable and special needs housing. Wentworth Commons demonstrated that high performance and environmental friendliness could be delivered on a shoestring budget. This was further vaildated by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) when it became the first multi-unit residential building to receive LEED certification in the... more


Oakton Community College Science Building featured in Sustainable Chicago Magazine

October 5, 2015 :: The new 92,000-gross-square-foot Science and Allied Health Careers Building at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Illinois was recently featured in the Fall 2015 issue of Sustainable Chicago magazine.  Working in association with Legat Architects, Harley Ellis Devereaux was the Science and Health Careers planner, programmer and design consultant for this project. The Life Science labs are designed with an entirely new spatial... more


Brian Fiander published in September issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine

October 2, 2015 :: Brain Fiander, PE, LEED AP, BD+C, MIES, Electrical Engineering, has been published in the September 2015 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine.  In his article, "Economics of Lighting Systems," Brian discusses how codes and standards, energy efficiency, lighting controls and plug loads all factor into specifying lighting and lighting controls in non-residential buildings.  For the full article, visit... more


Oakton Community College Science Building featured in College Planning & Management Magazine

September 29, 2015 :: The new 92,000-gross-square-foot Science and Allied Health Careers Building at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Illinois, provides both science and health careers instruction.  Working in association with Legat Architects, Harley Ellis Devereaux was the Science and Health Careers planner, programmer and design consultant for this project. The Life Science labs are designed with an entirely new spatial model similar to an... more


Children’s Hospital of Michigan Troy Specialty Center featured in Modern Healthcare Magazine

September 29, 2015 :: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Troy Specialty Center was recently featured in Modern Healthcare Magazine's article, "Who needs beds? New ambulatory centers offer everything except inpatient care." The hospital, which is scheduled to open in February 2016, will have a 24-hour pediatric emergency room, operating rooms for a range of pediatric surgeries and outpatient care in several specialties. Harley Ellis Devereaux is the... more


Manhattan Beach Library named a Best Project 2015 by ENR California

September 23, 2015 :: The Manhattan Beach Library, a County of Los Angeles Public Library, has been named an Engineering News-Record (ENR) Best Projects 2015 in the Cultural/Worship category. The Best Projects Awards honor the most outstanding projects of the year in California.  Harley Ellis Devereaux was the executive architect for this 21,500-square-foot library designed by Johnson Favaro. As part of the project, Harley Ellis Devereaux designed a... more


Christopher Vogelheim joins Harley Ellis Devereaux as Science & Technology Studio Leader

September 22, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux is pleased to announce that Christopher Vogelheim, AIA, LEED® AP, has joined the firm as Science & Technology Studio Leader. Based in Harley Ellis Devereaux’s Detroit, Michigan office, Vogelheim will oversee management of the firm’s Science & Technology practice in the Detroit area. With 23 years’ of architectural design and leadership experience, Vogelheim’s expertise spans across projects of varied scope... more


City of Perrysburg Riverfront Master Plan wins Michigan ASLA Award

September 21, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has received a Merit Award from the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for its work on the City of Perrysburg Riverfront Master Plan. The project received an award under the Landscape Planning Analysis category and is an excellent example of creating connections and access to the city's greatest natural asset — the riverfront. Mark Hieber, Principal, Landscape... more


Solana Ranch Elementary wins 2015 SMPS San Diego Award

September 14, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has won a 2015 SMPS San Diego A/E/C Rockstar Award in the Project of the Year Public — Award of Merit category for its work on Solana Ranch Elementary School. Situated on a 10-acre site in the Pacific Highlands Ranch area of San Diego, Solana Ranch Elementary School serves approximately 650 students and is designed as a community-oriented school that is sensitive to its neighborhood context. Organized as a... more


Harley Ellis Devereaux wins 2015 Architectural Honor Award from AIA Detroit

September 14, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has won a 2015 Architectural Honor Award in the Interiors Category from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Detroit for the Workplace Renovation of its Detroit, Michigan office. The Architectural Honor Awards celebrate the best projects of 2014 in the Detroit area in the buildings, interiors, small projects, unbuilt projects and urban design categories. The 22,000-square-foot renovation transformed the... more


Rachel Lee joins Harley Ellis Devereaux as Science & Technology Studio Leader

September 1, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux is pleased to announce that Rachel Lee, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has joined the firm as Science & Technology Studio Leader. Based in Harley Ellis Devereaux’s San Francisco, California, office, Lee will oversee the management of the firm’s Science & Technology practice in the Bay Area. With 19 years’ experience, Lee focuses on complex Science & Technology projects for top-tier research institutions.  Lee’s... more


Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Troy featured in CAM Magazine

August 31, 2015 :: Children's Hospital of Michigan - Troy was included as part of the Construction Association of Michigan's (CAM) July edition of its magazine. Harley Ellis Devereaux provided architecture, interiors, planning, landscape design, and mechanical, electrical and structural engineering for this new outpatient hospital in Troy, Michigan.  Harley Ellis Devereaux has worked closely with The Christman Company to create a fast-tracked project... more


Chicago housing practice celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Wentworth Commons

August 31, 2015 :: The Chicago office of Harley Ellis Devereaux recently celebrated  the 10 Year Anniversary of its Wentworth Commons project in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood. Wentworth Commons represents the first family-oriented facility for Mercy Housing Lakefront and provides 51 affordable residential apartments. The project is LEED certified and has won 12 design awards, including Mayor Daley's Green Works Award.  To celebrate its 10 Year... more


BD+C 2015 Top BIM Architecture Firms

August 24, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux is pleased to announce it has been ranked No. 24 on Building Design+Construction's Top BIM Architecture Firms list for 2015. View the whole list here.


BD+C 2015 Top Office Sector Architecture Firms

August 17, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has been ranked No. 77 on Building Design+Construction's Top Office Sector Architecture Firms list for 2015. View the whole list here.


John Varley published in August issue of Engineered Systems Magazine

August 17, 2015 :: John Varley, PE, LEED® AP BD+C, Associate, Mechanical Engineering in Harley Ellis Devereaux's Chicago office, was published in this month's edition of Engineered Systems Magazine. His article, "An Unsettled Science: Finding the design basis for VAV Fume Hood Exhaust Airflow," discusses whether or not there is a standard default airflow rate for VAV fume hoods.


BD+C 2015 Top Multifamily Architecture Firms

August 13, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux is pleased to announce it has been ranked No. 12 on Building Design+Construction's Top Multifamily Architecture Firms list for 2015.  View the whole list here. 


ENR’s Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms for 2015

August 13, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has been ranked at No. 44 on Engineering News-Record's Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms list, jumping up 9 spots from last year's list. Companies are ranked according to revenue for design services generated in 2014 from projects that have been registered with or certified by a third-party organization — such as the U.S. Green Building Council, Green Building Initiative and Green Advantage — that sets... more


BD+C 2015 Giants 300 Report

August 7, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux is pleased to announce it has been ranked No. 21 on Building Design+Construction's Giants 300 Report. The Giants 300 Report ranks the leading firms in the AEC industry for building-type revenue, green building work, BIM revenue and more. View the Top 64 architecture and engineering firms in the United States here. 


Zweig Group 2015 Hot Firm List

July 30, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has been named to Zweig Group's 2015 Hot Firm List, a prestigious list honoring the 100 fastest growing architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada.  The distinction of making it on Zweig Group’s Hot Firm List is a great accomplishment for firms that have achieved success in the A/E/P and environmental consulting industry. In an industry comprised of... more


101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in Metropolitan Detroit

July 29, 2015 :: The Detroit office of Harley Ellis Devereaux has been selected as one of Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®!  The 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment.  Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee... more


Interior Design’s Fastest Growing Firms of 2015

July 22, 2015 :: Harley Ellis Devereaux has been named one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Firms for 2015 as part of Interior Design Magazine's Top 100 Giants list.  Click here to see the full list. 


Harley Ellis Devereaux zero net energy design project wins Gold Nugget Award

July 20, 2015 :: LOS ANGELES, CA (July 20, 2015) — Harley Ellis Devereaux-designed West Berkeley Public Library in Berkeley, California — the first certified Living Building Challenge Zero Net Energy (ZNE) public library — recently received a Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Zero Net Energy Design. Presented by PCBC and sponsored by Builder Magazine, the Gold Nugget Awards recognize those who improve our communities through exceptional concepts in... more


Ron Zuhorski published in PSMJ newsletter

July 16, 2015 :: More than ever, time has become more scarce and staff have less time to commit to hour-long meetings, however those weekly team meeting must go on. Harley Ellis Devereaux's Project Manager Ron Zuhorski, with Christopher Martersteck, co-wrote "A Guide to Your Weekly 15-Minute Project Team Meeting Template," published in PSMJ's June Project Management Newsletter. They discuss how to accomplish short-and-to-the-point weekly team meetings,... more