Michael is an architect and educator, with a passion for understanding how people and cities work. He trained in medical science in Canada and Japan, before arriving in London to study at the AA, RIBA Studio and Bartlett. As associate director at dRMM, he led the design and delivery of many award-winning projects, including the 2017 Stirling prize-winning Hastings Pier.
Michael combines teaching while running collaborative practice studioSpoon. He encourages students to draw on their lived experience and observation skills to understand the physical and social world around them, and meaningfully apply these into an engaged, iterative design process.