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Michael Shirley, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP



Michael has specialized in developing far-reaching and specific expertise in programming and designing complex healthcare and academic environments. Working closely with clients, he crafts the experience individuals will have with buildings into responsive architecture that is innovative, uplifting, and above all, comforting.

A passionate champion of the firm’s mission of transforming business by design, Michael has collaborated with many of the nation’s largest and most prestigious health care, research and academic institutions, creating memorable experiences that enhance the client’s competitive advantage. His projects express a distinctive architectural message based on the client’s philosophic ideals. He believes significant architecture is best measured by the quality of the experience it creates for people and the contribution made to the surrounding community. A believer in open communication with owners, operators and users, Michael’s team approach to design engages technical architects, consultants, engineers and construction specialists to generate aspirational solutions.

I have personally seen how the power of architecture can improve lives. The appreciation I get from making positive changes for so many people as a designer is why I look forward to each new day!

Michael Shirley, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP