SBW services are performed by a team of highly motivated professionals who provide the level of expertise, skill and integrity necessary to serve its client's interests. The core team at SBW has served together for more than 25 years. Each member of our staff represents many years of practical experience, maintains professional credentials and undertakes continuing education on an annual basis.

Donn Bohde

Donn E. Bohde


Darryl Brill

Darryl S. Brill

Senior Project Architect

Donn E. Bohde, NCARB

President, SBW/Architects

As president and director of design for SBW, Mr. Bohde takes a hands-on approach to every project that comes to the firm. With more than four decades of professional experience, he brings to his projects the insights and expertise necessary to ensure each project's success in the realms of functional and activity programming, design, color and finish coordination, masterplanning, budget control, construction observation and overall project administration. Mr. Bohde has a unique knowledge in the masterplanning of large, complex facilities and in the design of liturgical and scholastic environments.


University of Detroit - Bachelor of Science in Architecture
University of Detroit - Master of Architecture


National Certification NCARB


Interfaith Forum on Religious Art and Architecture
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The Nature Conservancy
Architectural Advisor
Executive Board Member, Architectural Advisory Committee - Lutheran Church Extension Fund (Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod)

Professional Affiliation

University of Detroit - Teaching Fellowship - Principals of Design
AIA, Detroit Chapter - Member Urban Design Committee
Board of Construction Appeals, Roseville, Michigan - Alternate Board Member
Regional Architectural Advisor - Lutheran Church Extension Fund


"Structure-Site Integration," Master's Thesis, University of Detroit

Darryl S. Brill, NCARB

Project Architect, SBW/Architects

As senior project architect, Mr. Brill, who has more than three decades of professional experience with SBW, has been involved with all aspects of project management with an emphasis on code compliance, building system development and construction documentation. Mr. Brill is involved in the coordination of all SBW projects and directs our technical staff in the preparation of the construction documents and field observation. Mr. Brill is very knowledgeable of our computer systems and databases, and has unique knowledge in the realm of building assembly systems, landscape design and code issues.


Lawrence Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Lawrence Technological University - Bachelor of Architecture
Lawrence Technological University - Post Baccalaureate Professional Architectural Internship (Master's Program)


National Certification NCARB


International Code Council


"Design of Continuing Care Retirement Communities", Master's Thesis, Lawrence Technological University

Contact Us

36358 Garfield Rd., Suite 4
Clinton Township, MI 48035

Telephone: (586) 630-0880
Fax: (586) 630-0891


"SBW's honesty, patience and willingness to educate and assist us at every step of the project were greatly appreciated. From the initial planning right through the various stages of design, construction and final completion, we always had complete confidence in SBW's direction."

Ronald L. Posey, Chairman
Grace Lutheran Church
Romeo, MI

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