Studio Z Architecture
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We are an award-winning architecture firm specializing in residential design - both custom homes and remodeling projects - in southeast Michigan. We work collaboratively with our clients to create homes that express their personalities, support their lifestyles, and "fit" their families.

We've had many years of experience working with people on their homes, and we help people to understand, navigate, and survive the design and construction process.

We also have extensive knowledge of green building products, techniques, and best practices. One of our projects is a featured case study for the Regreen Program (

Services Provided
3D Rendering, Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Mudroom Design, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Site Preparation, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Construction Drawings, 3D Home Design, Remodeling

Areas Served
Canton, Dearborn Heights, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Livonia, Northville, Novi, Plymouth, Salem, South Lyon, Southfield, Westland, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Dexter, Chelsea, Saline, Greater Detroit, Dearborn, Royal Oak, Ferndale

Certifications and Awards
AIA Huron Valley 2014 Honor Award for Residential Architecture, 2013Built Green Achievement Award, Home Builders Association of Washtenaw County, 2006Young Architect Award, AIA Huron Valley Chapter, 2003
Contact: Dawn Zuber
Location: 190 North Main St.
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Plymouth, MI 48170
License Number: Michigan: 041158; Ohio: 10885
Typical Job Costs: $250,000 - 1.5 million
Architectural fees vary by project size, scope of services required, distance from our office, and other variables. We typically provide a flat fee up front for each of the phases of my work. See our website for a description of these phases for custom homes ( and for remodeling projects (
Commented: Stain color The window and window seat trim is Douglas fir. The actual cabinets are cherry. I don't know what stain (if any) was used.
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Commented: Stain color The contractor got back to me! The wood is cherry. The manufacturer is Ultracraft, the style is shaker, and the finish is chestnut. I hope that helps!
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Commented: What color paint did you use for the siding and trim? You're very welcome, and I understand why you asked (although at first I thought you might be making fun of all the people who ask about the colors in our photos...). There are thousands of shades of ...
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Commented: where can I purchase the drawer pulls? I am sorry. I don't know.
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Commented: are these floors and stairs Laminate or hardwood? Hi Kellyslobodian, The floors and stairs are finished with engineered wood. The manufacturer is Greyne, and we are pretty sure the actual product used was part of the Craftsman Collection, European Wh...
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Commented: what is the floor tile? I am sorry. This project was completed 12 years ago and we weren't involved in selecting the finishes. Unfortunately I don't know what the floor tile was.
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