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Joe Shadik

Joe Shadik

Project Manager




Resendes Design Group LLC is a 3rd generation Detroit architectural firm dedicated to fostering design excellence. RDG boasts a 57 year design legacy; providing expert counseling, management, and design services to education, historic preservation, non-profit, and commercial clientele.   

RDG provides professional architectural design and planning services for new construction, adaptive reuse, renovation, and historic preservation projects.   Additional Services provided include: Campus Planning; Existing Facilities Surveys; Facility Space Needs Analysis; Feasibility Studies; Interior Design; Client Representation; Project Cost Analysis; Site Selection and Evaluation; Tax Credit Applications; Value Analysis and much more. While we have established close relationships with preferred consultants, RDG is open to working with client selected engineers and/or consultants. 

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Joe Shadik

Project Manager



Master of Architecture,

Bachelor of Science in Architecture,

     University of Detroit Mercy



NCARB certified with seven years professional architectural experience on a wide range of projects varying in size, scope, and location including a 6 mile mass modeling of 8,000 Detroit buildings


Bloody Run Creek Animations

      Detroit, MI
Cornerstone Charter Schools

     Madison Carver Academy
Duane Doty School for HFLI, Former DPS
Eastern Oil Company
University of Detroit Mercy

     Volterra Residential College; Volterra, Italy

Cornerstone Schools Association

     Nevada Campus Master Plan
Detroit West Preparatory Academy
Huron Academy
Real Times Media Building
University Prep Science and Math Elementary School


Completed Projects


Academic Qualifications