Lansing, MI, January 12, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Keystone Design Group and one of its co-owners, Barry Wood, earned top firm and individual honors at the 2007 American Institute of Architects Mid-Michigan chapter (AIA Mid-Michigan) Design and Recognition Awards Celebration.
The event, which capped off the national organization’s yearlong 150th anniversary celebration, honored the Lansing-based firm with its Architecture Firm Award. This is the highest honor bestowed by AIA Mid-Michigan and presented for consistently producing distinguished architecture.
Wood was granted the Gold Medal Award, the chapter’s most prestigious individual accolade, in recognition of his contributions to AIA Mid-Michigan and for outstanding achievement in the profession.
Founded in 1962, Keystone Design Group provides architectural services for association offices, care facilities, civic-related structures, developer-related projects, entertainment, financial, industrial, laboratory, mercantile, mixed-use projects, office buildings (general, medical and dental), religious facilities, and single and multi-family residential projects. The company’s most recent design projects include The Greater Lansing Association of Realtors, Lansing Fire Station #4, Alliance OBGYN, Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association, Summit Bank and Michigan Bio Diesel.
Wood has practiced architecture in the Lansing area since 1963, earning recognition for his integrated designs, which incorporate site selection and building orientation principles. The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development at MSU, the Michigan High School Athletic Association, Delhi Township’s Community Service Center and the Grand Center, Home of Great Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau are among the buildings designed and created by the Michigan State University alumnus during his career.