Living Environments

Today’s tenants expect more than ever before. Open light-filled spaces, on-site amenities, and connections to the outdoors are the new norm. Our team understands how to deliver these new expectations, while integrating them into the urban and natural landscapes of the communities you serve.

Projects

Experts

Thomas Miller, AIAPrincipal, Team Leader
Thomas Miller, AIAPrincipal, Team Leader

Tom leads Kahler Slater’s multi-family housing and hospitality markets. An expert in both fields, Tom has extensive experience working on privately financed projects including those utilizing state and federal historic, low-income and new markets tax credits. Throughout his career, he has developed a level of expertise in partnering with developers to provide high-quality design within proposed development budgets.

414-290-3748
Joseph Sinnett, AIAAssociate Principal, Project Leader
Joseph Sinnett, AIAAssociate Principal, Project Leader

Joe is a knowledgeable project manager who oversees code research, construction documentation, technical details and specifications while coordinating with the architecture and engineering team, planners and outside consultants. Joe is skilled at translating complex details into accurate documents and presentation tools that merge design with technology. 

414-290-3752
Mike NelsonAssociate Principal, Project Leader
Mike NelsonAssociate Principal, Project Leader

Mike serves as project leader, project architect, and construction administrator for Kahler Slater’s Multi-Family and Business Environments Teams. He provides clients with solutions to their various design challenges and aids in the coordination of the architectural team in all work from project inception to completion. Clients appreciate his technical architectural skills, responsiveness, attention to detail, organizational skills and cost-saving solutions.

414-290-3744
Ethan Skeels, AIA, NCARBAssociate, Architect
Ethan Skeels, AIA, NCARBAssociate, Architect

Ethan is a skilled project architect with a passion for design. His diverse design and construction experience allows him to take projects from the drawing board to real life. Ethan provides his clients with solutions to a large range of challenges, and coordinates the architectural team in all work from project inception to completion.

(414) 290-3778
Michelle Kempen, WRID, ASIDAssociate, Interior Designer
Michelle Kempen, WRID, ASIDAssociate, Interior Designer

Michelle Kempen is an innovative and conscientious designer with a passion for crafting spaces that inspire creativity and collaboration. Using her strong background in space planning and schematic design, she helps clients achieve their visions through careful listening, and the clear communication of her designs.

414-290-3809
Peter BissenAssociate, Designer
Peter BissenAssociate, Designer

Peter is a passionate designer and skilled communicator who brings detailed organization and timely solutions to his clients on projects around the U.S. With his ability to understand and collaborate among a wide range of consultants and specialties, Peter is able to provide thorough direction to every project he’s on.

(414) 290-3805
Dan CausierDesigner
Dan CausierDesigner

Dan is an excellent designer with strong and creative design skills. His ability to execute innovative concepts quickly and thoroughly supports the team in delivering high-quality designs to meet fast-paced schedules. Dan is passionate about developing design solutions that are sustainable, high-quality, and within desired budget.

(414) 290-3728
Brett Barbour, RA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, CDTProject Leader
Brett Barbour, RA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, CDTProject Leader

Brett is a highly-proficient architect and project manager who brings a motivated approach to every project he leads. Brett adds value to each of his clients and teams through his positivity, preparedness, and thorough understanding of the design and project delivery process.

(414) 982-4907