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My name is Michael; I am a design thinker. I take pride in solving problems, but have to admit, the process of toiling, experimenting, and reworking concepts and materials are my passion. If you share a curiosity about what something could be, rather than what it is, consider contacting me.

Bellwether Design
Please visit the following for recent work and collaborations: Bellwether Design, About Nature, DIRT Corps, and University of Washington

Found Walking: An Immanent Approach to a Derelict Post Industrial Site
The award winning thesis, Found Walking was declared a, “magnum-opus of anti-design” and described as a “visually lyrical work,” by the Washington Chapter ASLA. The work represents an unfolding dialogue of immersed experience and discovery through the embodied exploration of a postindustrial landscape. Have a look on Issuu.

Found Walking: An Immanent Approach to Site and Design
World in Denmark 2010, Conference Paper, Special Session: “Finding with the Body.
Conference emphasizing the importance of the concept of site in the design, preservation, and transformation of the postindustrial urban landscape.

Urban Intervention: The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space
“Open Source” Seattle Center proposal with Owen Architects.
Answering the call to envision how public space will perform in the coming century – Ecologically? Socially? and Economically?