Born and raised in the Washington D.C. Metro Area; Kimberly began her Architectural career in Detroit, MI working for local design firms. She founded Dokes Design Architecture, LLC. in 2009 and is currently the Principal. She attended College in Southern Alabama at the historical Tuskegee University where she obtained her Bachelor of Architecture degree. She has participated in a variety of building project types include multi-family, K-12 school buildings, higher education/university facilities, recreation/youth centers, historic preservation projects, office space consolidation, office renovations, and tenant build-out spaces. Kimberly has also enjoyed the complexity of large (federal bond) capital improvements and modernization programs. Such programs include The CIP Infrastructures Program at Detroit Metro Airport and Willow Run Airport; The North Terminal Redevelopment Program at Detroit Metro Airport; and The Detroit Public School Proposal S Bond Program.

Detroit of Design Spotlight Show Notes

Shinola Hotels 

David Whitney  -Daniel H. Burnham & Co.- Alofts neo-renaissance

Element Hotel at Metropolitan – Architects Weston and Ellington designed it in a Neo-Gothic style

Siren Hotel by Ash

Sonder Hotel Randolph Hotel – 139 Cadillac 

Book Cadillac Hotel – Louis Kamper 

Fort Shelby Hotel – Albert Kahn

Black Owned Bed and Breakfast Hotels

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