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Commitment to Excellence and Innovation

As a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Association of Licensed Architects, Michael is recognized as a Broadly Experienced Architect by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. His passion for sustainability is evident in his status as a LEED Green Associate and his ongoing studies to become a LEED Accredited Professional.

Extensive Project Management Experience

Michael's professional journey includes managing large-scale projects with budgets exceeding $80 million. His portfolio features a diverse range of projects, including the restoration of historical buildings, design of climate-controlled storage facilities, office spaces for both federal and private clients, public libraries, educational institutions, and residential complexes. His approach is always client-focused, ensuring that each project reflects the unique needs and visions of those he serves.

Dedicated to Client Success and Architectural Education

Beyond his architectural achievements, Michael is committed to education, both as a lifelong learner and a mentor. He instructs at the graduate level and continues to share his knowledge and insights, enriching the architectural community.

Innovative and Forward-Thinking

Always at the forefront of technology and design, Michael integrates the latest advancements to ensure Studio Carney Architecture remains cutting-edge. His dedication to client satisfaction and architectural excellence makes him not just a service provider, but a true partner in every project

Michael Carney



Michael Carney, the founder and driving force behind Studio Carney Architecture, brings over two decades of dedicated experience to the field of architecture. With an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a graduate degree from Southern Illinois University, Michael has honed his expertise to become a respected leader in architectural design and sustainability.

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