about

Michael Townshend is a passionate young designer pursuing a masters of architecture at the University of Toronto.

After completing a bachelor of technology in architectural science from BCIT, Michael worked as a designer and technologist for one of Vancouver's leading design firms, office of mcfarlane biggar architects + designers (omb). Under the supervision of Steve McFarlane and Michelle Biggar, Michael played a critical role in developing a broad spectrum of projects from sketches through to completion.

Michael's multi-faceted skill set and attention to detail originates from his background in woodworking, furniture design, and construction; all of which eventually led him to pursue a career in architecture.

about


Michael Townshend is an award-winning designer and a Master of Architecture graduate from the University of Toronto.

After completing a Bachelor of Architectural Science from BCIT, Michael worked in Vancouver on a wide variety of projects, including singe-family houses, multi-unit housing, commercial and office buildings, and international airports.

Michael's multi-faceted skill set and attention to detail originates from his background in woodworking and furniture design.


contact

Vancouver, BC
Canada

e: info@mtownshend.com

Michael is always looking to connect with engaging and talented individuals. Feel free to send him a message.


assets

3DS Max, After Effects, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Ecotect, Illustrator, InDesign, Maxwell, MS Office, MS Project, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Processing, Revit, RhinoCAM, Rhinoceros (w/ V-Ray), Sketchup (w/ V-Ray), Vasari, Vectorworks

 

experience

Intern Architect
Kirsten Reite Architecture
Vancouver, BC | June 2018 - Present

Intern
Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects & Designers
Vancouver, BC | May - September 2017, 2016

Teaching Assistant
University of Toronto,
John. H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
Toronto, ON | September 2016 - December 2017

Designer & Technologist
Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects & Designers
Vancouver, BC | May 2013 - August 2015

Draftsperson
Toora Home Plans
Surrey, BC | June - September 2012

Siding Installer
Excellent Exteriors
Burnaby, BC | June - July 2011

Student Intern
Kasian Architecture Interior Design & Planning
Vancouver, BC | March 2011

Labourer
Formline Construction Services
Surrey, BC | June - August 2010

 

education

Master of Architecture
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON | Graduating June 2018

Bachelor of Architectural Science (Hons.)
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Architectural Science
Burnaby, BC | June 2013

Diploma of Technology
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Architecture & Building Engineering Technology
Burnaby, BC | June 2011