Michael is a registered architect and urban designer. As a principal of Bernardon, he manages the firm’s Philadelphia studio, mentors staff, and supports the firm’s regional and national development goals. Mike is recognized for a design process that instills efficient and aesthetic design considerations that respond to the varying goals of his clients. His design and project experience reinforces the firm’s prominent presence in several key market sectors including multi-unit housing, mixed use, and civic and cultural design. Mike has special areas of expertise in urban redevelopment, urban design, and place making with a particular interest in smart urban growth and housing patterns. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
““I strive to create sensual architecture that sensitively integrates the experiences of approach, enclosure and relationship in sustainable urban growth patterns.””