Michael Garcia, Assoc AIA

Urban Designer

Associate

Urban Designer Michael Garcia, Assoc. AIA, joined LS3P in 2015 as an Emerging Professional and has been part of LS3P’s Urban Environments practice since 2021. With a background in architecture and urban design, Michael has an unwavering commitment to great design as a catalyst for systemic evolution of our built environment. Michael has long been passionate about combining disciplines as a means of developing more synthesized solutions and creating opportunities for redevelopment in the built environment. An advocate for equitable design and practices, Michael has a wide range of experience in design, project management, community engagement, and relationship building with clients and stakeholders alike, with a strong focus in multifamily design, historic preservation, hospitality, and urban infill development.

Since joining the Urban Environments team, Michael has contributed to design teams for affordable housing, community planning and design, civic and public space design, and comprehensive planning projects. A graduate of the University of Florida with a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Michael has competed in several international design competitions, placing 5th in the Arquine No.16 – Threshold of the Americas in 2014.