213 S Main St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2192
With an emphasis on client interaction, The Collaborative prides itself on design solutions tailored to each client’s specific needs and context. Founded in 1973, with offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio, the firm is led by seven Principals who are hands-on in day to day project management.
The Collaborative’s services, ranging from feasibility studies and programming to design and construction administration, have been recognized with more than 80 national, state and local design awards.
Diverse capabilities and a 44-person staff have allowed our practice to encompass many markets. 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.
A leader in design for athletics and recreation, The Collaborative is a contributing member of NIRSA and Athletic Business, and a participant in ASBA. In recent years, our principals have presented eight educational sessions at national and regional conferences.