University of Washington
Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Michael is a Senior Designer with a broad range of expertise including residential, commercial office, mixed-use, and hospitality projects. His approach relies on fostering collaborative relationships to create design responses that are highly varied and stakeholder focused. A sensitivity to context, dedication to sustainability, and passion for improving the quality of our built environment are common threads throughout his award winning work. Recently Michael has led the design and construction of high-rise residential projects in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Seattle. Beyond project work he is a leader within the design studios and is involved in the firm’s Residential and Commercial Office Research & Development Committees.
Prior to joining SCB, Michael actively pursued experiences in a variety of architectural sectors and markets, resulting in a portfolio of successful projects stretching across four continents. This has led to a broad understanding of architectural and development practices and allows him to exercise considerable flexibility in creative problem solving. Michael is a licensed Architect in California, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a Member of both the American Institute of Architects and the San Francisco Planning & Urban Research Association (SPUR). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies, and Minors in Urban Planning and Environmental Sciences from the University of Washington.