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MILWAUKEE – Brook Louis Meier has joined the Milwaukee office of architecture and experience design firm Kahler Slater as a project leader in the firm’s higher education practice area.
In his new role, Meier will be responsible for developing new business opportunities, managing project teams and leading design efforts on a variety of higher education projects across the country.
Meier has returned to Milwaukee after working in Kolkata, India for five years. There, he was a founder and director of Research Design Office, an architecture firm with studios in Kolkata; Hyderabad, India; Bangalore, India; and Milwaukee. Research Design Office was recently named one of the top 20 young firms working in India by Indian Architect & Builder magazine.
Meier has served as the lead designer on many large-scale projects, including the J.P. Sahu Institute’s first college campus in Siliguri, India, the Sindhi Cultural Centre in Gujarat, India, and a new 1,800-unit low-income housing development in Kolkata.
Previously, he served as the head of business development in Asia for Aventūr LLC, an architecture firm based in St. Paul, Minn., as a project designer at Vetter Denk Architecture in Milwaukee, and as a designer at La Dallman Architects in Milwaukee. While with La Dallman Architects, he led the Marsupial Bridge & Urban Plaza project connecting Milwaukee’s East Side to the Beerline neighborhood.
Meier has a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee here and a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in architecture from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
About Kahler Slater
Founded in 1908, Milwaukee-based Kahler Slater began as a regional provider of architecture and interior design services and has grown to become a global, award-winning team of Experience Designers. With three offices in the United States and Singapore, Kahler Slater is a team of creative problem-solvers who work with visionary clients seeking better experiences and environments for themselves and the people they serve. Follow Kahler Slater online at http://www.kahlerslater.com and on Twitter at @KAHLERSLATER.