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AIA Detroit Selects Roberts as its Young Architect of the Year
Wyandotte Architect Recognized for Exceptional Contributions to the Profession
Roberts has invested in his hometown community in many other ways and is an advisor to the Planning Commission and City Council. He is known for his inventive designs for modern structures as well as seamless additions to historic buildings.
After a stint on the east coast following his graduation from the University of Detroit Mercy, Roberts came back to Detroit and worked with some of the city’s leading architects; Luckenbach | Ziegelman and McIntosh Poris Associates in Birmingham; Kessler | Francis | Cardoza Architects and SmithGroup of Detroit.
Currently, he is a designer with GunnLevine Architects of Detroit and is also an adjunct professor of design at the School of Architecture at the University of Detroit Mercy.
As an active member of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, a preservation advocacy group headquartered in Lansing, he works to have a positive influence on the built environment and historic resources.
The American Institute of Architects Detroit is a chapter of the 83,000 member national organization. The mission of the Honor Awards program is twofold, 1) to show the public “What Architects Do” and to inform about the value and importance of architectural excellence and 2) to enable architects to better understand notable achievements so that excellence becomes the standard.
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The mission of the American Institute of Architects Detroit (AIA Detroit) is to serve its membership, advance the values of the profession and improve the quality of the built environment. For more information on AIA Detroit, visit www.aiadetroit.org.