Lis works closely with developers, institutions, and individuals to realize the potential in underutilized buildings. Her depth of expertise in design and planning enables her to guide clients through the complexities of adaptive reuse projects. With extensive experience with local, state, and federal agencies, Lis is able to finely balance saving the essential qualities of historic buildings while at the same time creating refined spaces that meet the needs of the client and the building user. Lis’s passion is the revitalization of Detroit and cities like it into vibrant urban centers.
- University of Michigan, Master of Architecture, 1978
- University of Michigan, B.S. in Architecture, 1976
- College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects
- Michigan Historic Preservation Network
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
- National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Continuing Education Committee Chair
- State Historic Review Boar