Ghafari Named AIA Michigan 'Firm of the Year'


DEARBORN — Ghafari Associates has been named the 2014 Firm of the Year by the American Institute of Architects Michigan.

 The award recognizes an organization of architects that has consistently produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years, and must have great depth and breadth and be widely known for quality work that is the product of a collaborative environment.

“We are honored to be selected as Firm of the Year by AIA Michigan. This recognition honors the hard work and talents of not only our architects, but the firm as a whole,” said Chairman and Founder Yousif B. Ghafari.

Founded in 1982 as a four-person operation based in Livonia, Ghafari Associates has developed into a full-service architecture, engineering and consulting firm with nearly 400 employees worldwide.

Ghafari has contributed to the architectural profession for more than 30 years, providing programming, planning, management, and design services for projects ranging from small renovations to new multi-facility complexes for clients in the automotive, aviation, commercial, education, energy, food, government/institutional, healthcare, and industrial/manufacturing markets.