Kiesler Wellness Center is a 16,000 sf building situated on a hilltop in Grand Rapids MN. A mental health center, Kiesler’s is an outreach to people of different ages, abilities, needs, etc, and the programming at Kiesler Wellness Center was extensive. Staff and clients methodically thought through the spaces required for many different activities throughout the day, both inside and outdoors. Large group, as well as small, person-to-person spaces were required. Social spaces- cooking, dining, entertaining, provide for a variety of experiences. The facility houses nearly 1,500 sf of fully stocked art and shop space. A rec center with pool tables, games, video stations, overlooks the sunny outdoor patio space, adjacent to community gardens. The social area includes a well-stocked commercial kitchen, which is open to members for occasional cooking classes. Dining areas flow onto covered outdoor patio spaces. A great room, with fireside seating, hosts everything from large scale events to table top games. Nearly 5,000 sf house administration and staff offices.

Grand Dental Center, by Strapko Pahl Design, is a 3800 sf dental office located off Golf Course Road in Grand Rapids. Built in 2010, the building features a curved wall entry vestibule. A wall of East facing glass allows the sun to penetrate the building, even on cold winter mornings. Careful partnering with Henry Schein Dental equipment led to a very successful project.

Grand Village Retirement and Assisted Living Facility partnered with HAWK in ’09 on an extensive renovation project- over 70,000 sf. In an effort to provide a variety of living options, the renovation created a “homelike” atmosphere with cozy living spaces, kitchenettes for residents’ use, and an “Up-North” color pallet. Large exposed beam canopy’s welcome both residents and visitors to the facility.

HAWK Construction teamed up as Construction Manager on this 37,126 sf 2-story office building. Designed by architect Eckert Wordell, the building has an inviting central atrium which leads to office suites including day surgeries and physical therapy on the lower level, and an eye clinic on the main level.