Michael A. Gardner, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Michael A. Gardner, AIA, NCARB, LEED APPrincipal
as the principal, michael gardner is responsible for the design and overall project success. his professional background allows studio g ARCHITECTURE to offer their clients full design services from site planning to construction administration, and interior design to procurement. gardner has been working in the architectural industry for nearly 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 project from inception through construction. he earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from california polytechnic state university, san luis Obispo. he is currently a member of AIA, U.S. Green Building Council with LEED AP, credentials, and is NCARB certified. he is currently licensed in arizona, california, colorado, florida, georgia, hawaii, idaho, nevada, south carolina, tennessee, texas, and utah.

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: