A seasoned architect and Managing Principal, Michael has been instrumental in shaping KPF’s operational and organizational methodologies. His experience is broad, having managed a diversity of projects, including office, residential, retail, hotel, cultural, academic, and healthcare facilities, of all scales and complexities.
Michael has managed the design of several award-winning projects. He provided oversight throughout all phases of planning, design, and construction for the Gannett / USA Today Headquarters building in McLean, Virginia, which was awarded a prestigious AIA National Chapter Honor Award for Architecture. He was also Managing Principal for the Samsung Seocho Headquarters complex in Seoul, whose stunning design was recognized with the MIPIM Asia Awards, Business Centres Category Award in 2009.
With experience that is world-wide, Michael has managed several projects in London, Canada and Asia, including the JR Central Towers & Station in Nagoya, Japan, among the country’s largest towers, and the Niaga Tower, a high-rise tower in Jakarta, Indonesia.
His work in the United States is also diverse. Michael was the Managing Principal for the West End expansion of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City and for the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, also in New York City. Currently, he serves on the Board of the KPF / Parsons Brinckerhoff Joint Venture for the Port Authority Midtown Bus Master Plan.
A registered architect in several states, Michael is an active member of the AIA, serving as the 2010 Nominating Committee for the AIA New York Chapter and serving on the Chapter’s Finance Committee. He has also co-chaired the New York Building Congress’ Architects Advisory Committee and has been a guest speaker for a number of organizations.