Michael is a passionate and enthusiastic designer based in Buchan’s Sydney studio. Possessing a natural talent for good design, his experience spans a range of scales and sectors, including retail, hospitality, mixed use and commercial. His previous experience underpins an excitement for experiential and placemaking design which has been a major part of his work at Buchan for the last five years. Michael has a keen interest and understanding of activation, the public realm and the adaptive reuse of urban fabric. He is adept at drawing out key design elements from an existing shell to create something new and invigorated. A deep appreciation for context, the environment, sustainability and social inclusion are the foundation of Michael’s approach to place. Throughout all his projects he displays a dedication to concept development and a considered understanding of the experience of the end user.