Kristen received her Master of Architecture from the University of Detroit Mercy and has passed all 7 divisions of the NCARB architectural licensing exams. She also is an adjacent faculty member at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. She teaches classes in AutoCAD, Revit, and construction drawings in the Interior Design department.
Kristen Buring, AIA, LEED APArchitect, Director of Space Planning
Kristen is the Director of Space Planning and a licensed architect. She has been part of the Friedman team since 2013, and previously worked in the healthcare sector in a national architecture/engineering firm. She brings space planning, technical detailing, and project management skills to the Friedman design/build team. Her main priorities include managing large scale building projects, review of space plans and construction drawings, and overseeing the processes of the design team and how we integrate with our construction team. She is a member of the American Institutes of Architects (AIA) and a LEED Accredited Professional with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).