Michael Housley, AIA

Raised in the embrace of the Appalachian Valley, Michael graduated top in his class from the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design, receiving the AIA Henry Adams Medal and the Alpha Rho Chi Medal. Balancing his undergraduate studies with the renovation of an overgrown 1923 bungalow offered an exploration in merging historical character with contemporary convenience. Michael derives inspiration from dwelling in nature’s simple, restorative tranquility, and voicing lyrical expression within the repertoire of Chopin and Rachmaninoff.

Lively engagement results in extraordinary places.

SHKS Architects finds elegance in necessity, elevating the core principles of each unique site and building project to reflect our clients' aspirations.

Through collaboration, care, craft, and discovery, we reveal architecture's inherent optimism, contributing to our local community and to the global stewardship of natural and built environments.