Hi there!

Jason Keen is an artist and architectural documentarian based in Detroit that has been producing award winning imagery for 10 years. Please read this interview for more insight.

Contact

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Contact: jason@jasonkeen.com
Phone: (989) 255 2867

Focus

Our primary area of interest is design architecture, but we welcome all inquiries. If a project is outside our area of expertise, we can help in referring other creatives whom we trust.

Selected Clientele

OMA, Gensler, Olson Kundig, Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects, Touloukian Touloukian, Prince Concepts, Undecorated, Stantec, Smithgroup, PLY+, Populous, Moody Nolan, ROSSETTI, Cannon Design, HOK, Mathison Mathison Architects, Tower Pinkster, GMB, Merge Architects, McIntosh Poris, IDS, HED, Hamilton Anderson, Neumann Smith, tsvdesign, inFORM Studio, Progressive AE, Jacobs, Ghafari, EYP, Kirksey, Quinn Evans, Lord Aeck Sargent, RATIO, ASH NY, NORR, Walbridge, Christman, Granger, Frank Rewold, WSA studio, National Trust for Historic Preservation...

Editorial: DWELL, Frame, Metropolis, Dezeen, Architectural Record, Surface, Domus, The Plan, Wallpaper, Architect, Architectural Digest, Interior Design, WorkDesign, Preservation...

Full CV below.

Team

Jason Keen (photographer), Justin Bozynski (process and construction photographer, production manager), John Coates (cinematographer)

Recent Awards

ENR Best of the Best, Higher Education / Research Project of the Year, 2021

ENR Texas Higher Education Project of the Year, 2021

American School & University, Outstanding Design for Postsecondary, Architectural Portfolio Awards, 2021

Learning by Design Awards, Citation of Excellence, 2021

University of Texas at Dallas Sciences building by Stantec

Architizer A+ Awards, Winner, 2021

Dwell Magazine, Winner, Prefab project, Design Awards, 2021

Architecture Masterprize, Winner, Multi-unit Residential, 2021

Caterpillar by Undecorated, Prince Concepts, and Steelmaster

AIA Michigan, Building Award Winner, 2022

Northpointe Bank by Ghafari

AIA Detroit, Historic Rehabilitation Award, 2022

Obama Building by Lorcan O'Herlihy

American School & University, Outstanding Design for Renovation/Modernization, Architectural Portfolio Awards, 2021

Byron Center High School by Tower Pinkster

AIA Michigan, Building Award Winner, 2022

SARA NY Design Awards - Merit Category , 2021

Architect's Newspaper, Best of Design Awards - Honorable Mention, 2021

Michigan Animal Rescue League by PLY+

AIA Southwest Michigan, Merit Award, 2021

IIDA Michigan Awards, Corporate Project of the Year (10K+) 2022

Stryker Instruments Research + Development Center by HOK and Tower Pinkster

AIA Michigan, Building Award Winner, 2022

AIA Detroit, 2021 Honor Award

2660 John R by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]

AIA Michigan, Building Award Winner, 2022

AIA Detroit, 2021 Honor Award

LTU East Residence Hall by inFORM Studio

AIBD 2021 ARDA Best in Show Award Winner

Riverglass Residence by Mathison Mathison Architects

AIA Michigan, 2020 Honor Award

Portage North Middle School by Stantec

AIA Grand Rapids, 2020 Residential Architecture Award

Hudson Valley Residence by Mathison Mathison Architects

AIA Grand Rapids, 2020 Interior Architecture Award

Van Dyken Mechanical HQ by Mathison Mathison Architects

Architecture Masterprize, Winner, Mixed use, 2021

Interior Design Magazine, Best of Year, Interiors Finalist 2020

2660 John R By Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]

AIA Grand Rapids, 2019 Residential Architecture Award

Riverglass Residence by Mathison Mathison Architects

AIA Grand Rapids, 2019 Small Commercial Project Award

Airport Viewing Pavillion by Mathison Mathison Architects

AIA Detroit, 2019 Honor Award

Mike Ilitch School of Business by SmithGroup

See full 2019 award list below.

AIA Chicago, 2020 Design Excellence Award

Malcolm X City College by Moody Nolan + CannonDesign

Full Clientele and Awards List

Architecture clientele

  • Gensler
  • Populous
  • Stantec
  • Olson Kundig
  • Moody Nolan
  • Touloukian Touloukian
  • Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects: LOHA
  • SmithGroup
  • ROSSETTI
  • Cannon Design
  • HOK
  • Prince Concepts
  • UNDECORATED
  • PLY+
  • Mathison Mathison Architects
  • Tower Pinkster
  • McIntosh Poris
  • Integrated Design Solutions
  • Hamilton Anderson
  • tvsdesign
  • inFORM studio
  • Progressive AE
  • Jacobs
  • Ghafari
  • EYP
  • Luminaut
  • Kirksey
  • BKV
  • Quinn Evans
  • Lord Aeck Sargent
  • Looney Ricks Kiss
  • livingLAB Detroit
  • ASH NYC
  • Hobbs and Black
  • Acuity
  • Interior Environments
  • Independent Design Architects (IDEA)
  • RATIO Architects
  • Miller Davis
  • NORR
  • Walbridge
  • Danzer
  • Primary Projects
  • Groundswell Design Group
  • GMB
  • Thornton Tomasetti
  • McKissack & McKissack
  • Equitone
  • SFCS Architects
  • NBS Commercial Interiors
  • The Christman Company
  • HLB Lighting
  • Giffels Webster
  • Soave
  • Bailey Edward
  • Clark Construction
  • Sachse Construction
  • Granger
  • OAK
  • Broder & Sachse
  • Illuminart
  • Peter Basso Associates
  • WSA Studio
  • JLL
  • DeAngelis Diamond
  • Danzer
  • Arktura
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • smdp studio
  • BakerGroup
  • Nikken-Sekkei
  • C2AE
  • Jack Porter Design
  • Lamar
  • Landmark
  • O-A-K
  • Kling Stubbins
  • Hitchcock Design Group
  • coG studio
  • Next Step Design
  • Delaware North
  • Patricia Spencer Design
  • AKT Peerless
  • Aristeo
  • KP Development
  • Fabcon
  • Shiel Sexton
  • Byce + Associates
  • MG Design
  • Kirco
  • Kirlin Company
  • NanaWall
  • Meadowlark
  • Humphreys & Partners
  • Coronet LED
  • Limbach Inc
  • Counsilman-Hunsaker
  • Insulspan
  • JS Vig
  • Duo Gard
  • Gary Steffy Lighting
  • Metl-Span

Editorial

  • Dwell
  • FRAME
  • Dezeen
  • Architectural Record
  • Surface
  • Domus
  • Wallpaper
  • Architect
  • Architectural Digest
  • Farfetch
  • Interior Design
  • WorkDesign
  • Preservation (NTHP)
  • Popular Mechanics (Hearst)
  • Associated Press
  • Fortune (Time Inc.)
  • Time
  • The Guardian
  • Rolling Stone
  • Delta Sky
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Good Housekeeping (Hearst)
  • Teaching Tolerance
  • CiderCraft (Storey Publishing)
  • HOUR Media
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Prosper
  • Tricycle Magazine
  • Issue Media Group / Model D
  • LS:N Global
  • Demand Media
  • MSN
  • The Future Laboratory
  • Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Huffington Post
  • Visit Detroit
  • Hypebeast

Commercial

  • GM
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • McCann
  • Budweiser
  • Shell
  • Continental Automotive
  • Chrysler
  • Vox Media
  • Epic Digital (Vox Creative)
  • Ford Foundation
  • The North Face
  • Scripps Network
  • HGTV
  • Stryker
  • Ford Foundation
  • Sparrow Health
  • Ascension
  • ASAE (American Society of Association Executives)
  • Quicken Loans
  • Bedrock Detroit
  • Ted Baker
  • Knight Foundation
  • NEXT:SPACE Detroit
  • CLLCTRAnonymous
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Ford Field
  • Plante Moran
  • Delta Airlines
  • Pewabic
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Hong Kong Housing Authority
  • Octane Design
  • Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC)
  • Wonderful Machine
  • Belle Isle Conservancy
  • Downtown Detroit Partnership
  • Lake Orion Downtown Development Association
  • Ace Pyro
  • Duluth Trading
  • Visit Denver
  • Olu Company
  • Association Strategies

Advertising

  • Anomaly (Budweiser)
  • Roundhouse Agency (Adidas)
  • Perich Advertising (Continental Automotive)

Selected Awards

2022:

Northpointe Bank by Ghafari, AIA Michigan Building Award Winner, 2022

2660 John R by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA), AIA Michigan Building Award Winner, 2022

Michigan Animal Rescue League by PLY+, AIA Michigan Building Award Winner, 2022

LTU East Residence Hall by inFORM Studio, AIA Michigan Building Award Winner, 2022

Stryker Instruments R+D Facility by HOK + Tower Pinkster, IIDA Michigan Awards, Corporate Project of the Year (10K+) 2022

Grand Rapids Community College Lakeshore Campus by GMB, Learning by Design Awards, Outstanding Project Award 2022

Northpointe Bank by Ghafari Associates, ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards Nominee 2022

Obama Building by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects, AIA Detroit, Historic Rehabilitation Award, 2022

2021:

University of Texas at Dallas Sciences Building by Stantec, ENR Texas 2021 Higher Education Project of the Year

ENR Best of the Best, Higher Education / Research Project of the Year, 2021

American School & University, Outstanding Design for Postsecondary, 2021 Architectural Portfolio Awards

Learning by Design Awards, Citation of Excellence, 2021

Byron Center Public Schools High School by Tower Pinkster, American School & University, Outstanding Design for Postsecondary, 2021 Architectural Portfolio Awards

Caterpillar by Undecorated / Prince Concepts, Architecture

Masterprize, 2021 Winner, Mixed Use

Architizer, 2021 A+ Awards Winner

Dwell, 2021, Design Awards, Winner, Prefab

Dezeen, 2021, Dezeen Awards, Longlist

Michigan Animal Rescue League by PLY+, Society of American Registered Architects Design Awards - Merit Category , 2021

Malcolm X City College by Cannon Design / Moody Nolan, AIA Columbus, 2021 Merit Award

2660 John R by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA], AIA Detroit, 2021 Honor Award

2660 John R by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA], Architecture Masterprize, 2021 Winner, Mixed Use

LTU East Residence Hall by inFORM Studio, AIA Detroit, 2021 Honor Award

Ford Vehicle Performance and Electrification Center by Ghafari, ESD 2021 Award

Riverglass Residence by Mathison Mathison Architects, AIBD 2021 ARDA Best in Show Award Winner

Traverse City Old City Hall by TowerPinkster and CSM Group, ABC National EIC Awards, Winner (Restoration)

2020:

Portage North Middle School by Stantec
AIA Michigan, 2020 Honor Award

Hudson Valley Residence by Mathison Mathison Architects
AIA Grand Rapids, 2020 Residential Architecture Award

VanDyken Mechanical HQ by Mathison Mathison Architects
AIA Grand Rapids, 2020 Interior Architecture Award

2660 John R By Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]
Interior Design Magazine, Best of Year, Interiors Finalist 2020

Malcolm X City College by Moody Nolan and Cannon Design
AIA Chicago, 2020 Design Excellence Award

Viking Group Corporate HQ by Byce and Associates, AIA SWM, 2020 Honor Award

The Exchange Building by Byce and Associates, AIA SWM, 2020 Merit Award

2019:

Lumen at Beacon Park by Touloukian Touloukian Archinect, 2019 International Architecture Awards, Winner, Restaurant/Resort

Riverglass Residence by Mathison Mathison Architects. AIA Grand Rapids, 2019 Residential Architecture Award

Airport Viewing Pavillion by Mathison Mathison Architects. AIA Grand Rapids, 2019 Small Commercial Project Award

Mike Ilitch School of Business by SmithGroup. AIA Detroit, 2019 Honor Award

Charleston Convention Center. AIA West Virginia, 2019 People’s Choice Award

Pewabic expansion by inFORM Studio. AIA Detroit 2019, Small Project Honor Award

Detroit Shipping Company by Independent Design Architects. AIA Chicago 2019, Honor Award

Kankakee Illinois National Guard Readiness Center and Army Aviation Support Facility by Bailey Edward
AIA Chicago 2019, Design Excellent Award

2018:

Lumen at Beacon Park by Touloukian Touloukian. AIA: New England, BSA, Detroit, Architizer A+ Finalist, Architecture Masterprize Winner. All other awards listed here.

Detroit Foundation Hotel by McIntosh Poris. AIA Michigan, 2018 Honor Award. Michigan Governor's Award for Historic Preservation 2018. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Building Award 2018.

True North Detroit by Edwin Chan / EC3, Mies Crown Hall Americans Prize, Shortlist, 2018

Selected Clientele (Abridged)

Architectural

Gensler, Populous, Stantec, Smithgroup, Olson Kundig, Moody Nolan, Touloukian Touloukian, Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects, ROSSETTI, Cannon Design, HOK, Prince Concepts, Undecorated, PLY+, Mathison Mathison Architects, Tower Pinkster, GMB, McIntosh Poris, Integrated Design Solutions, Hamilton Anderson, tsvdesign, inFORM Studio, Progressive AE, Jacobs, Ghafari, EYP, Kirksey, Quinn Evans, Lord Aeck Sargent, RATIO, ASH NY, NORR, Walbridge, Christman, Granger, Frank Rewold, WSA studio, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Editorial (Architectural)

DWELL, Frame, Metropolis, Dezeen, Architectural Record, Surface, Domus, Wallpaper, Architect, Architectural Digest, Interior Design, WorkDesign, Preservation

Editorial (Diverse)

Fortune, Time, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, New York Times, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Tricycle, Southern Poverty Law Center

Commercial

GM, Ford, Chrysler, Microsoft, Google, McCann, Budweiser, Shell, Continental Automotive, Vox Media, Epic Digital (Vox Creative), Ford Foundation, North Face, Scripps, HGTV, Stryker, Sparrow Health, Ascension, Quicken, Bedrock, Knight Foundation, Delta Airlines


Advertising

Anomaly, Roundhouse, Perich