Hamilton Anderson, a Detroit-based design firm, has been named Architecture Firm of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAMI). The award recognizes firms who have produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years. This is the second time the firm has received recognition from AIAMI.
Hamilton Anderson Associates is a multidisciplinary firm focused on improving the built environment through creative, contemporary design. The firm is a Minority Business Enterprise and offers architecture, planning, urban design, landscape architecture, strategic planning, interior design, and graphic design. The firm is celebrating their 25th anniversary this fall.
“Hamilton Anderson first opened its doors with one goal in mind – to rebuild Detroit, one home, one block, one neighborhood at a time,” says Rainy Hamilton Jr., president and principal-in-charge at Hamilton Anderson. “It brings me a great sense of pride that the excellent design work this firm has completed on both local and national levels over the last two decades has been recognized with an honor such as this.”
Hamilton Anderson has both led and played a role in many notable Detroit projects, including MGM Grand Detroit, Little Caesars Arena, the Hudson’s Site, City Modern Detroit, and the Motown Museum Expansion. It works on projects locally and across the state and country. The design firm is led by Detroit Hamilton is a Cass Tech and University of Detroit Mercy graduate. The firm previously received the Firm of the Year Award in 2008.