Detroit’s Kraemer Design Group names new principal

Detroit-based Kraemer Design Group, PLC recently promoted director of architecture and associate Brian Rebain to principal. KDG co-founder and principal Bob Kraemer made the announcement.

“Brian has been instrumental in leading Kraemer Design Group projects for the past 10 years and will continue to play a critical role in our organizational evolution as well as the continued advancement of the city of Detroit,” Kraemer said. “He has made an extremely positive impact on the firm and throughout the city.”

Rebain, a 36CFR Part 61 Qualified Historic Architect, is the first member of the KDG team to be promoted from architectural intern to principal since the firm opened in 1996. In his new role, he will help drive firm-wide strategy, historic expertise and business development, and will continue providing leadership and direction to the award winning KDG team.

Rebain is a member of the Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning and lives in Detroit’s historic Indian village with his wife Rachel and their two children.