LOUIS FISHER, AIA, NOMA is celebrating his 40th year of living in Detroit and practicing architecture in the city. Louis owns Architecture & Urban Design, PC, and was project architect for the U.S. Tennis Association’s Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Stadiums in Queens, NY (with Rossetti), the 1980’s expansion of Cobo Center in Detroit (with Sims-Varner) and designer for many other projects in Detroit. Louis is currently the national treasurer for the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).
BERARDI +, with Detroit Director Bryan Cook, NOMA, AIA (left) and his team, continues to offer architectural and design services for several Motor City Match and Motor City Re-Store retail and restaurant projects.
VM3 CONSULTING CORP. has been recognized as a Diversity Focused Company by Corp! magazine. Led by founder and CEO Alisha Moss, VM3 helps clients jumpstart diversity programs by providing strategies that will ingrain diversity into their organizations. As a small, minority, woman-owned strategic management consulting firm, VM3 understands the importance of diversity and the difficulty of implementing it into corporate culture.
A 3D visualization and virtual production company, Wolf VR’s mission is to visually capture their client’s imagination, looking through their eyes, and transform their desires into reality. They’re proud to be part of Detroit’s revitalization.
Founder and owner, Michal Catari holds a degree in architecture and has years of construction experience. See a video of Wolf VR’s work and their website here.
SpaceLab Detroit is pleased to welcome Louis Fisher and his firm Architecture & Urban Design, PC to our shared office environment. Louis believes that architecture is art that makes a difference in people’s lives – art that must be useful and make good use of the limited resources of the Earth. A&UD has been a part of Detroit’s evolution and reconstruction for nearly two decades, and continues to provide architecture with the assistance of creative and culturally diverse staff that reflect the strength of our community. Read more about Architecture & Urban Design, PC on their website.
Headquartered in Ohio, Berardi + Partners is a full service, multi-disciplinary Architecture, Interior Design, and Engineering firm with over 40 years of experience. We’re happy to announce that they’ve opened their first Michigan office in SpaceLab Detroit. See more about the firm and their projects on their website.
Bryan Cook, who leads the Detroit team, is also president of the Detroit Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects.
Photos, top right: Latrice Harrison, Bryan Cook, George Berardi – Design Strategist and Managing Partner, and Chris Bruzzese – Director of Operations and Partner; bottom: Morgan Embtly, Latrice Harrison, Bryan Cook, and Mariam Okunlola