Michael Gustavson, AIA, Registered Architect

Michael Gustavson, AIA, Registered Architect

Everywhere, USA



Last Updated 3/6/2014

- Lead (12 homes, 4 accessory buildings)
- Partial Lead (32 homes)
- Associate (24 homes, 5 commercial buildings)
- Remodeling  / Consultant (2 homes)
- Commercial Consultant (2 medical offices)

Home Builder (21 Homes):
- Project Manager (4 homes)
- Site Supervisor (3 homes)
- Crew Leader / Occasional Site Supervisor (14 homes)
- Laborer (3 homes)
- Volunteer (2 homes)

Current  Design Projects:
-1 Addition/Remodel, Madison WI
-5 New Homes, Hamptons, Long Island, NY
-Home Addition, Edina Minnesota
-Dental Office, Johnson Creek WI
-Home Addition, Fox Lake Wisconsin
-2 New Homes, Madison Wisconsin
-1 New Home, Ripon Wisconsin
-1 Remodel, Green Lake Wisconsin
-1 New Home, Mattituck, Long Island, NY


- Exhibits
- Publications



Green Lake Home Design & Construction, Madison WI, and Green Lake WI, Architect / Builder / Owner

New construction
Instructional guides for home builders

Aug 2009 - current

Modern Green Home, Bridgehampton, NY, US, Project Architect, Project Manager, Site Supervisor

Design, Project Management, and Construction Site Supervision for high-end modern green home's in the Hampton's on the East End of Long Island New York.

Jun 2013 - Mar 2014

Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley, Construction Crew Leader (Full Time, Paid Position)

Building, designing, teaching and aiding volunteers in the construction of simple decent affordable homes: all aspects of construction including plumbing, and electrical.

Sep 2010 - Aug 2011

Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity, Construction Crew Leader (Full Time, Paid Position)

Building, designing, teaching and aiding volunteers in the construction of simple decent affordable homes.

Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

Nishikawa Architects / ADC Architectural Design and Construction, Home Designer / Project Manager

Variety of high-end and affordable residential projects, all aspects of design and project management.

Jan 2006 - Mar 2008

K & S Construction, All Aspects of Construction

Participated in the following tasks under varying levels of supervision:
Demo, Site Work, Concrete, Framing, Stone Masonry, Window/Door Installation, Roofing, Siding, Trim, Plumbing, Painting.

Feb 2005 - Aug 2005

Rieke Sunnland Kono Architects, LTD., Architect (Intern)

Variety of high-end residential projects, AutoCAD redlining and some design work.

Jul 2004 - Oct 2004

SALA Architects, Architecture (Intern)

Variety of "Not-So-Big" residential projects, CD redlines, model making, watercolors, specifications, some design work.

Jan 2001 - Oct 2001

Roark-Kramer-Kosowski Design, Architecture (Intern)

Model making, drafting, and design, for non-profit organizations; also furniture design for a branch of the company called Ouch! the Folding Furniture Company.

May 2000 - Sep 2000


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Affordable Green Academy

Completion of the following Courses on Energy Efficient Design in Affordable Housing:
- Principles and Goals
- The House as a System
- Foundations
- Floors
- Walls and Windows
- Roofs and Attics
- Materials
- Managing Green
- Case Studies and Interviews
- Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist Training

Dec 2009 - Dec 2009

PSMJ, Project Management Bootcamp

Intensive week-long seminar for project managers.

Aug 2007 - Aug 2007

University of Minnesota, MArch, Master's of Architecture Degree

- Master's of Architecture Degree
- Extensive study abroad experience in the following architecturally rich locations:
- India, Winter 2004
- Portugal, Barcelona, Venice, Spring 2003
- China, Japan, Summer 2002

Jan 2000 - Jun 2005

University of Minnesota, Undergraduate Architecture (Master's Degree Prerequisites)

- Architecture Undergraduate classes
- Architecture study abroad semester in Oaxaca Mexico, Winter 1999

Sep 1998 - Aug 2000

Gustavus Adolphus College, Bachelors, Studio Art, English

Regular Studies plus studies abroad in the following locations:
Paris, Amsterdam, Florence, and Rome, Winter 1995

Aug 1992 - Dec 1996


Wisconsin Dwelling Contractor Qualifier (currently processing), Other


Framing and Tie-Down Guide for Simple Decent Affordable Homes, Other


Energy Efficient Window Installation Guide, Other


Exterior Stair Construction Guide, Other


CALA Precast Concrete Design Competition, 1st Place


The Giudecca (publication) Residential Interventions in the Giudecca - Venice Italy., Other


Architecture Minnesota Magazine. Photographic Work on Oaxaca Mexico Courtyards., Other


9 acceptances, and 2 consecutive Juror's Choice Awards for visual art and poetry in the Gustavus Firethorn (biannual literary arts magazine.) Fall '95, Spring '96, and '97, 1st Place


5 acceptances for the All Student Exhibitions at Gustavus in the springs of '95 and '96, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization 


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