Established in 2002, S3 Architecture is a full-service architectural firm providing a broad range of clients with excellence in design, technical, and administrative services. S3 works with projects ranging from residential to commercial to institutional. Every project, large or small, is approached with thoughtful, creative design solutions that meet and exceed the wishes of our clients while adhering to strict schedules and budgetary guidelines. S3 Architecture's talented and dedicated staff devotes itself to meeting these challenges in each project with superior results.
To provide excellence in design, customer service, and experience through creative, technologically innovative, and environmentally responsible design solutions.
To foster a symbiotic relationship with architectural academia by maintaining our intellectual curiosity and rigor and by educating aspiring professionals through teaching, mentoring, and internships.
To engage with our local and global communities in a spirit of benevolence and humility to offer professional design services for the betterment of the human condition.
Steven Schneemann is nationally certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for reciprocal licensure in all 50 states as well as Canada.
Holds current licenses in the following 14 states:
Mississippi, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin
NCARB Certified • LEED Accredited Professional
Master Planning • Interior Design/Space Planning • Real Estate Feasability
New Construction • Design/Build • Additions/Renovations
Steven Schneemann received his Masters of Architecture from the University of California at Berkely in 1998, and his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University in 1993. He has worked as a project architect and project manager for architectural firms in Northern California and Michigan, and in 2002 he formed S3 Architecture, PLLC. His extensive design and management experience includes secondary and higher education, commercial, retail, corporate, and single and multi-family residential work. Steve has taught graduate and undergraduate design, theory, and technology courses at Lawrence Technological University since 2001 and has been involved in gratis architectural design work for humanitarian causes since 1992. Steve is a licensed builder in Michigan, a licensed architect in 14 states, is LEED accredited, and has built work in 11 states and 4 continents.
Jennifer Schneemann received her Bachelor of Science in Business Psychology from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1992, completing her senior-year studies at Brandeis University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her experience includes accounting for a personal security equipment company, legal support for a Michigan law firm, and mortgage administrative support for a Michigan-based mortgage company. She currently serves as the accountant and office manager with S3 Architecture.
Kayla received her Masters of Architecture with Distinction from Lawrence Technological University. During her studies, Kayla received best student work recognition for multiple projects and was the first place recipient of the USGBC Detroit Student Design Competition 2020. Kayla is on the path to architecture licensure in the State of Michigan. Originally from Davison Michigan, Kayla enjoys playing the piano and spending time doing various outdoor activities including running, biking, kayaking and scuba diving.
Dianne received her Bachelor's of Interior Architecture from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. She was on the Dean's List every semester during her time at Lawrence Technological University, and her work was selected to be exhibited in the Fine Grain competition. She was born and raised in the metro Detroit area and is involved in her local church community. Dianne enjoys traveling and most recently spent time visiting Japan. She loves spending quality time with her family, taking her dog on adventures, and exploring the outdoors.