MICHAEL FITZGERALD

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Qualifications:

BA (Hons) Architecture
B(Arch) Architecture
RIBA Part III (Bath UK)
Chartered Architect. ARB RIBA AJA
Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Education:

Part I. School of Architecture, Hull University, England.
Part II. Duncan of Jordanstone school of Architecture, University of Dundee, Scotland + University of Hasselt, Belgium (Erasmus International Exchange Programme).
Part III. University of Bath, England.

Employment History

1997 – 2000 Countryside Properties, London. Michael began his professional experience in the architect’s division of Countryside Properties, an RIBA Stirling Award winning property developer based in north London. His workload included the design and master planning of Great Notley Village, a 2000 unit self-sustainable garden village in Essex, England.

2000 – 2004 Barnes and Collie Architects, Jersey, Channel Islands. Michael accepted a role as architect/ project manager for Barnes and Collie Architects in Jersey to run the 2 year construction phase of Bellevue, a 90 units mixed housing scheme built on sand dunes in the parish of St Ouen. Other projects included overseeing the design and build of a number of island villas, office and residential developments including his own house built in the harbour village of Gorey.

2005 – 2008 Nash Partnership Bath, England. Senior Architect + team leader on a diverse portfolio of schemes including grade 1 listed buildings, residential master planning, healthcare, transport, commercial and museum exhibition projects. Michael and fellow AIM member Maher Mater met here at Nash Partnership where they worked together for 2 years.

2008 – 2010 Design Tutor, University of Cardiff. Tutoring first year architecture degree students in the all aspects of architectural design.

2011 – 2012 Consultant architect to Falkland Islands Government. Commissioned to survey and record all historic structures of significance throughout the Falklands archipelago of 700 islands. This work ultimately resulted in an updated historic buildings register for the Falkland Islands Government and gained significant international press coverage.

2012 – 2015 Sole Practitioner and lead architect for FIC/ Hydrocarbons Industry work.

Amongst a portfolio of UK residential work, Michael was also appointed lead architect for FIC (Falkland Islands Company), Michael led a multi-disciplinary design and engineering team in the creation of facilities for oil exploration and extraction workers. These facilities ranged from turn-key serviced apartment blocks to a high-end executive office facilities, dedicated server hubs, oil –fired sub-stations, swimming pools, gymnasiums and sports facilities.

2015 From August Michael has been working with AIM Studio LTD