Karen Kassik-Michelsohn Bio

Residential Designer and Remodeling Design Specialist

Karen is Vice President of Michelsohn and Daughter Construction, Inc., a Design/Build company located in Anchorage, Alaska.

As an award-winning designer with over 30 years of experience, she specializes in custom home design and remodeling design, with an emphasis on promoting and providing accessible and aging-in-place design.

Karen is currently the President of the American Institute of Building Design, a national association for Residential Designers, and has qualified by examination for the designation of “Certified Professional Building Designer”, awarded by the National Council of Building Designer Certification. She was awarded “Designer of the Year” in 2014 for “Outstanding Contribution to the Practice of Residential Design” and was inducted into the College of Fellows in 2015.

Karen is also a long-term member of the National Association of Home Builders where she has been a member of the Board of Directors and has served on the national Design Committee and Remodelers Board of Trustees. She is a past President and Board member of the Anchorage Home Builders Association, receiving the “Builder of the Year” award in 2016.

You can learn more about Pippin at: https://www.manddconst.com.

Karen’s areas of expertise:

  • Business Management
  • Design
  • Design/Build Management
  • Construction Management