Michael A. Gardner, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Michael A. Gardner, AIA, NCARB, LEED APPrincipal
michael gardner founded studio g ARCHITECTURE in 2010. as the principal and lead architect, gardner is responsible for the design and overall project success. his professional background allows studio g ARCHITECTURE to offer its clients full design services, from site planning and construction administration to interior design and procurement.

gardner has been working in the architectural industry for more than 20 years. his diverse design background and extensive travel has led to innovative, sustainable and unique designs solutions.

prior to starting the award-winning studio g ARCHITECTURE, gardner worked for one of orange county’s largest residential architecture firms, where he directed projects from inception through construction. he earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

gardner’s residential architecture work includes the National Association of Home Builders’ 2013 and 2016 “New American Home” projects and the 2019 “New American Remodel.” his commercial architecture work includes hotels, offices, bars, retail and entertainment spaces throughout the country.

gardner has received several field-related honors and awards. he is currently a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is certified through the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB). as an advocate for the implementation and development of sustainable design, gardner is also a member the U.S. Green Building Council with LEED AP credentials.

in 2018, gardner launched studio g ARCHITECTURE’s sister company, LUXUS Design Build, a construction firm licensed for residential and commercial building in nevada. the firm’s first project was the 2019 New American Remodel Home near downtown las vegas.

he is currently licensed in arizona, california, colorado, florida, georgia, hawaii, idaho, nevada, south carolina, tennessee, texas, utah and south wales, australia.

our values

design excellence

we believe in the extraordinary power of design to influence the quality of life.

we stake our reputation and found our relationships on honesty, trust, respect and financial integrity. we desire clients who believe in the same.



we question accepted methods in order to access improved processes and technologies.

we iterate in a co-creative process with clients, consultants and contractors.



we lead by example, providing clients with projects that are environmentally sustainable and responsible. We have knowledge and experience in LEED certified projects and subscribe to the 2030 Challenge.

we evangelize the power of design through teaching, mentorship, community involvement and public speaking.


studio g ARCHITECTURE is licensed in these states: