Michael Brehmer

Michael Brehmer

Ann Arbor, MI, US

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I enjoy design, particularly with adaptive re-use projects that address design research and sustainability. I like cities and improving communities, and have experience in architectural design, project documentation and administration. I prefer to ride my bike to work.


Lord Aeck Sargent, a Katerra Company, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Project Architect

University science lab upgrade projects, pre-fabricated housing developments; including project management

Jan 2019 - current

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, Adjunct Professor

Online comprehensive design studio (F2018 fourth yearr undergraduates, S2019 graduate students)

Sep 2018 - current

Hamilton Anderson Associates, Detroit, MI, US, Project Architect

Multi-family historic renovation, including building code review for existing buildings (also 10/2014 for a three month temp. contract) (laid-off)

Aug 2016 - Sep 2018

University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, US, Adjunct Professor

Integrative Design Studio- third and fourth year undergraduates

Sep 2017 - Apr 2018

MADE Design/Build, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Project Manager / Assistant Build Project Manager

Design-build projects: custom residential, commercial, millwork

Apr 2012 - Sep 2014

Loci Architecture, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Feb 2010 - Mar 2011

Kuth Ranieri Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Jr. Project Manager / Intern Architect

Jul 2007 - Apr 2009

MADE LLC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Jun 2006 - Jul 2007


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Study abroad in Florence, Italy; Oslo, Norway.
Digital Fabrication Lab Grad Student Assistant.
Solar Decathlon Project Design & Fabrication.

Jun 2003 - Jun 2006

Wayne State University, Michigan, Detroit, MI, US, Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering

Sep 1992 - May 1997


Graduate Student Staff Assistant: Digital Fabrication Lab, Scholarship

Teaching, research and assisting students with studio projects


Study Abroad: Florence, Italy, Grant

TCAUP department grants for study abroad program


Study Abroad: Oslo, Norway, Grant

TCAUP department grants for study abroad program


UM TCAUP Merit Awards: 2004-2006, Scholarship

TCAUP departmental recognition awards for academic work


Presidential Scholarship, Scholarship

Full tuition academic scholarship


Areas of Specialization