Michael Chu has been active in the architectural field since 2001. Having graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Environmental Design, majoring in Landscape Architecture in 2001 and the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary with a Master of Architecture in 2014, his educational background provides HFKS with a multi-disciplinary design approach in projects.
He has a keen passion for sustainable building design, new construction techniques and emerging forms of urban development. His combined experience in multi-residential, commercial, post-secondary education and institutional work define his career. As an environmental designer and experienced project manager, his interests continue to bring his multi-disciplinary approach and perspective to project work. Along with his professional architectural experience, Michael has been active in academia as a research assistant and teaching assistant of building science and technology at the University of Calgary.
Over this period he has been actively responsible for every aspect of project development and coordination from preliminary design through contract administration.
He has lead design teams and carried the administrative role of construction processes as the primary firm representative for clients. Michael is a LEED Accredited Professional who has further expanded his environmental design training through the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's series of Sustainable Design Fundamentals (RAIC) courses.
- City of Calgary Municipal Complex Southeast Entrance and Street Presence, Calgary
- Killarney Aquatic and Recreation Centre Renovation, Calgary
- Municipal Complex Modernization, Council Chamber Accessibility Upgrades, Calgary
- South Health Campus, Calgary
- East Calgary Landfill Operations Depot, City of Calgary