Michael Marsh, Registered Architect (NYS #036634)

Michael Marsh, Registered Architect (NYS #036634)

Los Angeles, CA, US



I am currently a project manager at Paul Davis Architects in Venice, CA.  I graduated from Columbia University in 2012 with the dual degrees of Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Historic Preservation.  Prior to returning to graduate school I obtained over five years of experience working with the restoration of Landmarked properties in New York City.  I have also worked with documentation of historic properties in Rome, China and the Middle East.  I have recently become licensed in New York State and am in the process of pursuing my California license and LEED accreditation.


Paul Davis Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Aug 2012 - current

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Architectural Drawing and Representation Teaching Assistant

Served as a teaching assistant for Architectural Drawing and Representation, Visual Studies, and Architectural Daylighting Courses, including programs such as 3DS Max, Rhino, Grasshopper, CATIA and a range of physical model fabrication techniques.

Sep 2010 - May 2012

China-Lab Workshop with URBANUS, Shenzhen, CN, Workshop Participant

Participated in the six-week long 2011 China-Lab workshop with the Shenzhen office of URBANUS proposing a range of urban intervention projects for the Shenzhen Department of Planning.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Daniel Frisch Architecture, New York, NY, US, Associate

Project management, schematic design development, construction documentation, and preparation of DOB and Landmark Permit applications for numerous apartment combinations and townhouse renovations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Directly managed a highly publicized $6 Million brownstone renovation in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District involving complex restoration, preservation and structural issues.

Jul 2005 - Jul 2008

Redtop Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Schematic design development and construction documentation on several high-end residential, commercial and restaurant projects throughout the NYC area. Worked in the capacity of CAD drafting, 3D modelling, physical modelling, site documentation as well as conducting regular design and progress meetings with clients.

Dec 2004 - Jul 2005

William McDonough + Partners, Charlottesville, VA, US, Intern

Constructed design phase and final models for numerous sustainable design projects including the National Zoo in Washington, DC and the corporate headquarters of SC Johnson. Assisted the principal with numerous client design meetings and site visits.

Jun 1999 - Nov 1999


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Dual Masters degrees: Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Historic Preservation

Sep 2008 - May 2012

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Science Historic Preservation

Dual Masters degrees: Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Historic Preservation

Sep 2008 - Mar 2012

Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen, DK, BArch, Scandinavian Furniture Design Program

Summer program in design and hand-built construction of Scandinavian Furniture.

Jul 2004 - Aug 2004

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Bachelors, BS Architecture

Sep 1998 - May 2001


Special Citation for Presentation Award, Award

Special Citation for Presentation Award in the 2010 Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Design Competition


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