Michael Parker joins STUDIOS’ leadership group with more than 20 years of professional experience on the design and delivery of diverse projects in the mixed-use, retail, residential, commercial interiors, and institutional sectors. As a team leader and Senior Architect, he is responsible for coordinating complex design teams, managing the project schedule, and overseeing the delivery of award-winning projects.
Driven by a passion for creating thoughtfully designed spaces that influence and enhance people’s lives, Michael seeks to push the design envelope through a unique combination of artistic ability and technical prowess. He maintains a clear understanding of the overall design vision, while providing technical stability and a commitment to quality. While with STUDIOS, Michael has worked on notable projects throughout Washington, DC, such as the renovation of the historic Jefferson Middle School Academy, the development of Parcel L at the Yards, and the repositioning of the prominent office building located at 111 Massachusetts Avenue. Prior to joining the firm, Michael developed a robust portfolio of large-scale mixed-use, residential, and retail developments across the country, representing over 3 million SF of space. This work includes the Park Van Ness, Twinbrook Quarter, 19Nineteen Clarendon Boulevard, and Pentagon Row projects, to name a few.