As an architect and urban planner, Michael has produced projects receiving local and national awards for design excellence and innovations in mixed-use planning. His work has been published in Progressive Architecture, Learning by Design, American School and University, Faith & Form, Hospitality Design Magazine, as well as numerous other trade and professional journals.

Over the past 30 years, Michael has led hundreds of diverse design and development projects through his professional practice and his civic service as a member of the Economic Development Commission and past chair of the Arlington Planning Commission. Michael’s work addresses not only his clients’ programmatic and financial requirements, but also the transformative influences of beauty in the built environment, catalyst in the marketplace and on our culture. Michael enjoys sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and traveling with his wife and two daughters.