AIA Michigan
April 2019
Kristen Nyht, AIA, AICP,
President Message
On the morning of April 17 th , I woke up early to get ready and quickly scoot out the door. I had slept poorly, thanks to my younger son waking up in the middle of the night. I checked my work email quick, and set my email to auto-respond that I would be out for the day. My wonderful husband Chris took our boys to their respective places for the day. And I headed to Lansing for Legislative Day. Read More
Matt Guinta, AIA
Emerging Professionals Corner
Welcome to Spring!

It is pretty amazing; we are finally in May and enjoying this great time of year. In Detroit, over 600,000 daffodils are blooming all around the city (I have seen varying reports on the bulb count). A reminder that 5 months of grey are nearly over. Us Emerging Professionals are much like these flowers- cheesy analogy, I’ll stop now. Read More
New Members - March 2019
Jana Cooper, AIA – AIA Grand Rapids
Kevin P. Doyle, AIA – AIA Detroit
Shelby M. Kintz, AIA – AIA Southwest
Joy N. Sportel, AIA – AIA Southwest
Lisa M. Feringa, Assoc. AIA – AIA Northern Michigan
Jina Kim, Assoc. AIA – AIA Detroit
Vincent V. Verna, Assoc. AIA – AIA Detroit
Michael R. Hawarny II, AIA – AIA Southwest
George F. Lewis, AIA – AIA Grand Rapids
Randolph J. Pease, AIA – AIA Grand Rapids
Brian M. Pelloski, AIA – AIA Detroit
Thomas S. Stecker, AIA – AIA Detroit
John W. Whitten, AIA – AIA Grand Rapids
  • Spencer Jaskiewicz, AIA a project architect in Stantec’s Detroit studio, was recently promoted to associate
  • Integrated Design Solutions names Charles Lewis, AIA President
  • Spotlight on the News featured architect Albert Kahn. Last month marked the 150th anniversary of Kahn's birth. Participating in the panel discussion: Carol Kahn, Albert Kahn's granddaughter; Michael Hodges, The Detroit News fine arts writer and author of a new Kahn book; Alan Cobb, FAIA, President & CEO of Albert Kahn & Associates and Claire Zimmerman, Ph.D., architecture & design professor at the University of Michigan. Watch the video here
  • Nicholas LaForest, Associate AIA is now Nicholas LaForest, AIA - Congratulations Nicholas!
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