“The future direction of architecture is to problem solve with an understanding of the pressing global issues of climate change and population growth.”
Matt’s true passion is sustainable design, using both active and passive systems to create an energy efficient structure. He believes the future direction of architecture is to problem solve with an understanding of the pressing global issues of climate change and population growth. He continuously educates himself about new technologies and advancements that will make buildings more energy efficient. He strives to apply these ideas to his designs as often as possible. In the past, Matt has worked as a Project Manager on multi-family residential projects, affordable housing and mixed-use commercial. He joined Abramson Teiger Architects in 2016, where he is currently working as a job captain on commercial and institutional projects.
- BA Architecture – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
- MA Building Science – University of Southern California
- Matt worked with Ralph Knowles, creator of the “Solar Envelope” concept, on his thesis “Optimal Zoning Configurations for Solar Access in High Rise Developments”
- AIA (American Institute of Architects) Affiliate Membership
Matt set a goal four years ago: To start exploring the world by visiting at least one new country or city every year. Since making this resolution he has visited Costa Rica, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Bali, and Singapore. In 2016, he will add to his list when he and his fiancé travel to Moorea in French Polynesia for their honeymoon.
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