Wednesday Jan 10, 2024

The5 with Michael Friebele of Perkins Eastman

Michael_Friebelea4t4w.jpgMichael Friebele, Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman, joins The5 to talk about Designing Your Nonprofit.  Michael gets into basic design principles a nonprofit should apply to their process whether they are working through new architecture, a new website, or new logo, or any other piece that requires design.  Ultimately, as Michael discusses design's role should provoke support for the organization. 


Michael is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Dallas, Texas.

A native of Saint Louis, Missouri, Michael has channeled his professional and personal experiences as a critical medium throughout his work in architectural design, involvement in the community, and experience in journalism. After receiving his Master in Architecture from Kansas State University, Michael located to Dallas where he has spent seven years working in markets across the globe. Michael’s work focuses on connections, from physical to historical, as a means of informing performance driven and client centered design. In addition to his work in architecture,

Michael is a self-taught writer, having contributed to such publications as Texas Architect, The Architects Newspaper, and D Magazine. Within the community, Michael currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the Kansas State College of Architecture, Planning, and Design as well as the Board for DOCOMOMO's North Texas Chapter. Michael served on the Board of Directors for AIA Dallas in 2017, is a member of the Texas Architect Publications Committee, and has volunteered with the Dallas Festival of Ideas, Design Future Dallas, and Life in Deep Ellum.

Michael, was recognized with the 2017 Associate Award from the American Institute of Architects and the 2016 Associate of the Year from AIA Dallas.


The5 is a celebration of the work being done by nonprofit professionals, highlighting valuable tips and methods that nonprofits should be utilizing.  The5 is aptly named as NMBL Strategies celebrates our 5 year anniversary.  Host Eric Moraczewski leads guests on a journey of topics that are of deep importance to the guest and discusses how nonprofits and nonprofit leaders can benefit from the experience and expertise.

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Wednesday Jan 10, 2024

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