Germano Architecture + Interiors is a small, full-service architecture firm founded in 2019 , g|Ai works with clients to envision the future they see for themselves. With over 10 years of experience on a variety of complex and unique projects types, g|Ai has the skills and knowledge to make any vision a reality.
Michael Germano | AIA NCARB
Architect, Managing Principal
Full-time architect, part-time tinkerer, Michael grew up in Cary, NC where his fascination with buildings began at a young age while creating masterpieces in blocks. Prior to becoming an architect, Michael spent several years working on construction sites assembling the designs of others. These experiences helped shape the architect that he is today. Studying sustainability and design, first at Appalachian State University, then at the University of Florida G|SoA CityLab program, he developed a passion for sustainability and innovative construction technologies. Before starting g|Ai, Michael worked with several award-winning design firms on a variety of project types, including multi-family, community, retail, residential, manufacturing, and internationally recognized design-build projects. Michael is a problem solver, and enjoys the process of architecture.
Kacie Germano | RID NCIDQ
Senior Interior Designer, Principal
Kacie is a native of Florida, growing up in Melbourne, just south of Kennedy Space Center. She earned a B.S. in Interior Design from Florida State University, where she also played clarinet as a Marching Chief. Her experiences working across multiple market sectors, including entertainment, aviation, aerospace, community, commercial, large scale manufacturing facilities and education, has allowed her the opportunity to provide many design solutions. Prior to joining g|Ai she worked as a facility planner for NC State University, allowing her the chance to get a greater understanding of end user building maintenance and apply that knowledge to future designs. Her desire for each and every project is to bring just a little bit more beauty to the world.
Allison Harris | AIA
Director of Design
Allison is an architect with a passion for spaces and how people interact with them. Whether it’s a commercial office building, a restaurant, a school campus, or a corner bodega, she seeks to imagine the experience of each occupant and visitor, ensuring the buildings she designs meet their needs and expectations. Allison enjoys being hands on with projects from concept design through construction and loves to dive into details like branding and identity, lighting design, and custom millwork. Her favorite projects are the opportunities to work with small businesses that are integral to their community. Before joining g|Ai, Allison has worked for architectural firms large and small, and enjoyed a side quest designing workplace branding at a large software company. Allison grew up in Western North Carolina where she developed her love for the mountains and being outdoors, and has called the Triangle her home since attending NCSU’s College of Design.
Born and raised in Zebulon, NC, Amanda has always had an eye for color and design. She is currently finishing an Associates in Arts degree at Johnston Community College as performance and visual arts have always been her passion. Amanda comes with a certification in AutoCad along with working to obtain her Revit certification. Prior to joining g|Ai, Amanda worked as a teaching assistant for Wake County Public School System. This time allowed her hands on experience to better understand end-user requirements for early childhood education. She brings that working knowledge to help clients with layouts and designs. Amanda continually strives to further her education and continue to grow within the fields of Architecture and design.