Educational Event

AIAGR February designTHUNK


AIA Grand Rapids

designTHUNK provides a venue for critical discourse on design and the design process. This season is intended to be a more open format, and presenters will be allowed to choose any project or topic they wish.

designTHUNK is casual

designTHUNK is open to all

designTHUNK is about connecting the design community

February's designTHUNK will feature our colleagues from ABD Engineering & Design. ABD Engineering & Design is a leading independent acoustical consulting and AV design firm serving architects, building owners, facility managers, and other stakeholders with expert architectural acoustics, environmental noise and vibration control, and audiovisual systems design solutions.

A multidisciplinary engineering and design firm providing comprehensive consulting services in three distinct practice areas—Architectural Acoustics, Audiovisual Design, and Environmental and Industrial Noise and Vibration Control.


Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University

Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, Room 217

17 Pearl Street NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Lunch Provided)

Free for AIA Members & Students / $15 for Non-Members

*Course will be submitted for AIA CES Learning Unit Approval.*

If you sign up and cannot attend for any reason, please email John Rizor so we can cancel your lunch.

***If you are Registering for a Group of guests, please make sure to select the Quantity of Tickets which correlates to your Group Size. This will allow us to have a proper headcount when planning for our Lunch.***



12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Lunch Provided)


60 Minutes

Project Presentation/Discussion



February's designTHUNK will feature our colleagues from ABD Engineering & Design.


Sponsored by KCAD and BELDEN BRICK and SUPPLY.

RSVP | Register HERE

Image credits

ABD Engineering & Design

Image Courtesy of ABD Engineering & Design