Specializing in the design of higher education sports and recreation facilities.
With an emphasis on client interaction, The Collaborative prides itself on design solutions tailored to each client’s specific needs and context. Specializing in the design of higher education sports and recreational facilities, The Collaborative’s services include Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, and Planning; and has been recognized with more than 120 national, state and local design awards. Founded in 1973, with offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio, the firm is led by six Principals who are hands-on in day to day project leadership.
Throughout the past twenty-five years, a majority of The Collaborative’s work has been in higher education, with a portfolio that includes more than 650 major college and university projects on 80+ campuses across the country. As a leader in recreation and athletic facility design, The Collaborative is a contributing member of both NIRSA and Athletic Business.