Michael Faulconer

Michael Faulconer

Ventura, CA, US



As an architect and entrepreneur, I have pursued excellence in the design of the built environment. I have built over the past twenty eight years a diverse architectural practice that creates for our clientele economically successful yet sustainable architecture and development. I am looking now to join a firm that values my experience in housing, commercial, retail and restaurant architecture and vertical mixed use developments.

Over 30 years of experience in low and mid-rise residential and commercial architecture in both the private and public sector with specialization in the following project types:
   Urban Infill Design and Downtown Revitalization
   Retail/Commercial/Restaurant and mid-rise mixed use developments
   Housing (affordable, low income and market rate multi-family housing)

   UFCW Local 1036 34,000 s.f. office and meeting/banquet facility, Camarillo CA
   O’Donavan’ s -   Basement pub and street level Irish restaurant, Pomona CA
   Yolanda’s–Seabreeze - 112 seat Mexican restaurant and margarita bar – Oxnard CA
   Yolanda’s–Camarillo - 88 seat Mexican restaurant and bar/outdoor patio – Camarillo CA
   Yolanda’s–Simi Valley - 78 seat restaurant and bar/outdoor patio – Simi Valley
   Westside Villas - Mixed use, 43 affordable units over retail; 3 story; Ventura
   Heritage Square -  32,450 s.f. mixed-use restoration of 13 historic structures
   Paseo de Luz -   25 HUD 811 apartments in Oxnard
   Sespe & Central  29,000 s.f. mixed use office over retail, Fillmore California
   Mid Town Lofts -  Mixed use, 3 story, residential townhomes over retail, Ventura
   Westside Villas - Mixed use, 43 condominiums over retail; 3 story; Ventura
   Rose Ranch -   79,000 s.f. multi-building shopping center, Oxnard

  Council of Architectural Review Boards
  Member, American Institute of Architects

  Registered Architect, State of California   C-14423; Continuous since 1983
  Registered Architect, State of Hawaii AR-13060
  NCARB Certificate No. 50965, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards


See List of Firms Below, Ventura, CA, US, Principal, Partner, Designer, Plan Check Engineer

Faulconer & Associates – Sole Proprietor – Ventura, California 2005 - Present
Faulconer & Carawan - Founding Partner - Ventura, California 2000 - 2005
Michael Faulconer, AIA Architect - Sole Proprietor - Oxnard, California 1992 - 2000
Mainstreet Architects and Planners - Founding Partner - Ventura, California 1983 - 1992
City of Oxnard Building & Safety Department - Plan Check Engineer - Oxnard, California
1979 - 1983
Rasmussen and Ellinwood, Architects - Designer - Ventura, California 1978 - 1979

Apr 1978 - current


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture, Design, Structural Engineering

Sep 1973 - Jun 1977


See List of Awards Below, Award

APACCC 2012 Honor Award for Paseo de Luz Multi-family Housing in Oxnard CA
AIAVC 2011 Honor Award for design, single family residence in Ventura CA
AIAVC 1996 Merit Award for Villa Solimar - 32 affordable (tax credit) units
AIAVC 1996 Merit Award for Donlon Bungalows- historic preservation
AIAVC 1996 Merit Award for Ballard Furniture- mixed use/low income apartments (FEMA)
Ventura County Cultural Heritage Board - Restoration of Fillmore Girl's Gym
APACCC 2005 Merit Award for Meta Street Farmworker Housing
SCANPH – Low Income For Sale Project of the Year 2008 for Hacienda Guadalupe


Areas of Specialization