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Michael Tunkey, AIA


(716) 260-9064
I love that great design can respond to requirements in a way that seems simple and natural. I worked abroad and know that, from Buffalo to Kathmandu, I’ve never met anyone who didn’t enjoy a quiet room with a sunny view.

Breakthrough projects happen when bright minds, architecture, urban design, commercial development, public art and more collide: that’s the philosophy that drives Michael Tunkey, AIA, and his work.

A leading advocate for design as a resource to unite and strengthen cities, Mike excels at community engagement, helping clients realize unimagined possibilities, and delivering projects that have generational positive impact. His resume is remarkably diverse with proven success across the globe in nearly every project type, including commercial mixed use, workplace, education, civic and health. An art enthusiast who advocates for the infusion of public art and architecture, Mike has served on numerous committees for the Buffalo AKG Art Museum and the Board of Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center.

Mike is a positive force in the design world, championing the organizations he works with, believing in architecture and its ability to nourish society, advocating for communities and ever striving to raise the bar.