Tiffany Brown has Bachelor of Science in architecture, Master of Architecture, and Master of Business Administration degrees from Lawrence Technological University. With nearly 20 years of experience in architecture, she is now executive director of the National Organization of Minority Architects, which focuses on fostering justice and equity in communities of color.

Tiffany was awarded a grant by The Knight Foundation to launch 400 Forward, an initiative aimed to support the education and career development of the next 400 women architects with an underlying focus on African American girls. She recently had the honor of being named among Architizer’s 100 Women to Watch in Architecture and has received several recognitions and awards from leaders in the industry including the American Institute of Architects. Tiffany has worked as adjunct professor at LTU’s College of Architecture and Design and is a Community Engagement Mentor to LTU’s Marburger STEM Center. 


Tiffany’s Top 5 Projects:

1.      Gardenview Estates

2.      Brewster-Douglass Demolition

3.      Coleman Young Municipal Renovation

4.      Mumford High School

5.      400Forward

Detroit City of Design Spotlight

Andrews University School of Architecture and Interior Design –

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris University –

Lawrence Technological University College of Architecture and Design –

University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning –

University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture & Community Development –


Show Topic Links:

National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) –

NOMA Detroit –

Hamilton Anderson Associates –

SmithGroup –

NOMA B.R.A.V.E. Statement –

Alliance Organizations –

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Large Firm Roundtable and NOMA 2030 Diversity Challenge –

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and NOMA: Baseline On Belonging –

Lakisha Woods selected AIA Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer –

Whitney M. Young, Jr.’s 1968 AIA Convention Speech –

400 Forward –

Knight Foundation/ Knight Arts Challenge –

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