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Michael Freedman, AIA

Principal

Michael Freedman joined MDSA in 2000. He served in a variety of roles, as Project Architect, Project Manager to Principal He possesses an exceptionally broad range of expertise for architectural design and project delivery; it encompasses public and private, institutional and commercial project experience. His approach exemplifies the style of the firm by combining strong artistic and technical skills with conscientious service and attention to detail. His strengths include a broad and comprehensive knowledge of construction means and methods. He has a keen ability to identify potential challenges, as well as opportunities for augmenting a design. Michael plays a critical role in ensuring that the firm’s core mission is ultimately embodied in the physical realization of each project. He is responsible for guarding against the erosion of conceptual ideas, while ensuring the project’s feasibility and constructability.

As an experienced Principal and Project Manager, he brings expertise in the administration and oversight of all phases of a project from conceptual design through construction and occupancy. He excels in the critical role of managing, supporting, and coordinating the contributions of professional colleagues within a collaborative studio environment. Mr. Freedman earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the New York Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and a registered architect in New York.