Being faced with a demand to expand their court system, the City of Lansing and the County of Ingham adopted the concept of creating a consolidated court facility. A new structure consisting of conference rooms, offices and courtrooms was designed by the firm. The 99,000 square foot court facility was constructed adjacent to the existing Grady Porter Building in Lansing.
Upon completion of the new courthouse, occupants of the 98,000 sq.ft. Porter Building were temporarily housed in appropriate spaces as evaluated and determined by the design team. Renovation of the entire building then proceeded and provided office, meeting and public spaces to complement the functions of the courthouse.