Michael smith

Michael Smith – President – AIA, USGBC

Michael serves as the President of Michael Smith Architects and has over 12 years of experience in the design, production, and management of various types of projects ranging from custom single family residential to commercial to educational. Prior to starting MSA, Michael served as Project Architect, Director of Design, and Vice President for Richard Henry Behr Architects where he designed and coordinated various types of projects including Multi Family Residential projects, University Master Planning projects, Adaptive Re-Use projects, and Retail projects. In addition to this wide range of experience, Michael specializes in cutting edge computer modeling and architectural visualization techniques which he uses to effectively communicate architectural design ideas to clients. Michael is personally involved with all daily aspects of each project from client contact to overseeing design and production.

University of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Architecture, 1997
College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning

University of Cincinnati
Professional Practice Achievement Certificate, 1997
College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning

Xavier University
Various Studies with Concentration in Philosophy, 1989-1992

Professional Experience:
Richard Henry Behr Architects P.C. – Scarsdale, New York
Vice President and Director of Design, 2001 – 2007
Project Architect, 1996 – 2001

Professional Affiliations and Registrations:
NCARB – National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certified
Registered Architect – State of New York, State of Connecticut
National Member – United States Green Building Council
Chapter Member and Sponsor – Connecticut Green Building Council
American Institute of Architects, Connecticut Chapter