About Us

PARADIGM DESIGN is a national Architectural & Engineering firm with offices in Grand Rapids and Traverse City, Michigan. By combining architectural design and engineering services, we have significantly reduced construction time as well as energy and operation costs for our clients. Our expertise in both the public and private sector has earned us national recognition as leaders in the industry. Our passion for creating creative solutions paired with decades of experience ensures that each project is completed on time, on brand and on budget.

Architecture and Engineering often must work together to efficiently complete a project. Our in-house departments are able to work together seamlessly to provide you with the answers and solutions you need fast. We pride ourselves on our teamwork and attention to detail.

1974

R. Murphy & Assoc. established by Richard Murphy in Grand Rapids. Ml.

1979

Principal added to firm partnership. Dwight Huskey promoted to partner level. Firm name changed to Murphy Huskey & Assoc. Dwight serves as CFO of the company. and oversees daily office support operations.

1987

Principal added to firm partnership. William Brunner promoted to partner level. Firm becomes known as MHB Design Group Inc. Bill serves as office manager. and oversees the structural engineering of projects.

1998

Principal added to firm partnership. Joseph Greco promoted to partner level. Joe serves as head of documentation review and Duality Control.

2000

Civil Engineering Department established. Bill Hadlock Jr. P.E. is employed as Director of Civil Engineering. Bill’s major contribution to the firm is overseeing daily operations of the Civil Engineering Department and client contact.

2000

Company relocates into new studio facility located at 550 3 Mile Road NW. Grand Rapids. Ml. Firm name changed to Paradigm Design.

2001

Richard Murphy retires from the position of President in January. Paradigm Design retains Dick’s expertise on a consultant basis. Dwight Huskey takes over as President of Paradigm Design. Inc.

2002

Principal added to firm partnership. Bill Hadlock Jr. P.E. promoted to partner level. Bill serves as the Director of Civil Engineering.

2006

Paradigm Design becomes LEED Accredited by the United States Green Building Council.

2009

Meijer Norton Shores becomes Paradigm Design’s first LEED project. receiving LEED Silver.

2014

Dwight Huskey  retires from the position of President in December.  William Brunner takes over as President of Paradigm Design. Inc

2015

Principal added to firm partnership.  John Walsh. P.E. promoted to partner level. John serves as the Corporate Director.

2015

In January, MEP Engineering Department established. Mike Johnson, P.E. is employed as MEP Engineering Practice Area Leader.

2017

Paradigm Design opens their second office in Traverse City, Michigan.

Today

Paradigm Design employs over 50 experienced Architects & Engineers and is still located in Grand Rapids. Ml. 

1974

R. Murphy & Assoc. established by Richard Murphy in Grand Rapids. Ml.

1979

Principal added to firm partnership. Dwight Huskey promoted to partner level. Firm name changed to Murphy Huskey & Assoc. Dwight serves as CFO of the company. and oversees daily office support operations.

1987

Principal added to firm partnership. William Brunner promoted to partner level. Firm becomes known as MHB Design Group Inc. Bill serves as office manager. and oversees the structural engineering of projects.

1998

Principal added to firm partnership. Joseph Greco promoted to partner level. Joe serves as head of documentation review and Duality Control.

2000

Civil Engineering Department established. Bill Hadlock Jr. P.E. is employed as Director of Civil Engineering. Bill’s major contribution to the firm is overseeing daily operations of the Civil Engineering Department and client contact.

2000

Company relocates into new studio facility located at 550 3 Mile Road NW. Grand Rapids. Ml. Firm name changed to Paradigm Design.

2001

Richard Murphy retires from the position of President in January. Paradigm Design retains Dick’s expertise on a consultant basis. Dwight Huskey takes over as President of Paradigm Design. Inc.

2002

Principal added to firm partnership. Bill Hadlock Jr. P.E. promoted to partner level. Bill serves as the Director of Civil Engineering.

2006

Paradigm Design becomes LEED Accredited by the United States Green Building Council.

2009

Meijer Norton Shores becomes Paradigm Design’s first LEED project. receiving LEED Silver.

2014

Dwight Huskey  retires from the position of President in December.  William Brunner takes over as President of Paradigm Design. Inc

2015

Principal added to firm partnership.  John Walsh. P.E. promoted to partner level. John serves as the Corporate Director.

2015

In January, MEP Engineering Department established. Mike Johnson, P.E. is employed as MEP Engineering Practice Area Leader.

2017

Paradigm Design, Inc. opens their second office in Traverse City, Michigan.

Today

Paradigm Design employs over 50 experienced Architects & Engineers and is still located in Grand Rapids. Ml. 

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