Michael Malloy

Michael Malloy

Chicago, IL, US



I am a Licensed Architect obsessed with progressive design and the advancement of the profession.  I am 2009 UIC MArch graduate with over ten years of high-end, Residential and Light Commercial Design-Build experience, which has provided me with a great technical expertise. I am the founder of Live by Design Architects.

  • Design-Build expertise
  • Work in dual role Architect and on-site Project Management
  • Fluent with most computer software, including Revit. 
  • Can wield a pencil with the best.
  • Ability to problem solve and run a job in the field.


Live by Design Architects, Bristol, WI, US, Architect

Founder of Live by Design Architects. We are a firm interested in forward-looking architecture that aligns with budgets and schedules. Our extensive construction experience that helps make our vision a reality.

Jan 2017 - current

Lynch Construction Corporation, Lake Bluff, IL, US, Project Architect

Design, lead, and perform all architectural work required for projects from the initial client conversation through the design process and permitting, to the start of construction. Perform Project Management and Coordination as required through built completion of project.

Design and manage projects from first client meetings to completion.

-Zoning Analysis
-Design Development
-Construction Documentation
-Shop Drawings (Stairs and Cabinetry)
-Project Management/Coordination

Oct 2002 - Oct 2019

Paul Ettington and Associates, Bristol, Architectural Intern

Design and assist in the creation of Construction Documents.

Oct 2001 - Oct 2002


University of Illinois Chicago, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2009

University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelors, Sociology

Aug 2002 - May 2006

University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelors, English Literature

Aug 2002 - May 2006

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