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March 22, 2021
HED welcomes Jeff Gaines to the firm as Associate Principal | Senior Vice President of Architecture in Detroit, MI
HED is pleased to welcome Jeffrey Gaines, AIA, AICP, WELL & LEED AP BD+C, to the firm as Associate Principal, Senior Vice President of Architecture in the Detroit, MI, office. Jeff brings over thirty years of experience leading integrated design teams in the execution of technically sophisticated commercial and institutional projects in a range of markets. In this role, Jeff will direct HED Detroit’s architectural design and planning disciplines and oversee complex multidiscipline design efforts, ensuring quality and leading commitment to the daily practice of HED’s core values of integrated practice, critical thinking, and design excellence.

Prior to joining HED, Jeff acted as the Director of Design, Planning and Sustainability at Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. in Detroit, MI, where he led the architectural and planning discipline teams and oversaw the sustainable design commitment of the office. An energetic advocate and leader in the A/E community, he serves as an active member of the City of Northville Planning and Historic District Commissions, the Detroit Committee on the Environment (COTE), the Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Certified Planners / American Planning Association, and the Detroit Regional Chapter of the U. S. Green Building Council (where he has served as Chair on the Board of Directors).

Jeff’s command of client-focused leadership and exhaustive experience overseeing technical and creative excellence in the practice of architecture will be integral to HED’s effectiveness toward its mission: Advancing Your World, through the Positive Impact of design, our teams create exceptional solutions for our clients, the community, and the world.
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