Michael is an architect & coach enjoying the challenges of a multiplicity of creative endeavours. He’s involved in changing the recognition & development of design culture, nurturing leadership at all levels. Forging this change, through the work he does as a Director at Redshift Architecture & Art, by Founding Ed Shift, in his role as the Vice-President of the Association of Consulting Architects (NSW/ACT Chapter) & coaching in Seth Godin’s altMBA.
His design work engages an ongoing consideration of spaces, forms, inhabitation & the poetic, encompassing buildings, public art, dance & theatre, jewellery, as well as designs for lights & darkness. He’s passionate about supporting the personal growth of wonderful humans through a creative coaching process at Ed Shift.
At Redshift he explores opportunities to pivot the profession of architecture into new spaces by utilising intrinsic architectural skills: design thinking & creativity, identifying new opportunities & through doing things anew both within the office and for clients. The work includes reframing conceptions around housing & housing delivery, as well as identifying opportunities on the edge of architecture. Redshift are champions for the delivery of better housing for all people.
Ed Shift has been built for design & creative professionals. A creative network to assist members overcome through their challenges, build on their strengths, identifying blindspots or where they’re holding themselves back & learning to better lead. Building connections, developing leadership and instigating positive change. A generous space to learn from & support each other. One where he can support, assist & coach them in their effort to do their best work through a process of engagement, workshops & one on one coaching. [Click through to learn more]
He is unceasingly seeking to expand the nature and boundaries of our lives & work, in a style that is creative, critical, constructive and contributes to the way we navigate the challenges of the world.
Redshift has another Director, Angelo Korsanos, have you looked at his profile?
Bachelor of Science (Architecture)
– University of Sydney
Bachelor of Architecture (Honours)
– University of Sydney
Master of Science (Industrial Design)
– University of New South Wales
Registered Architect: #10007
Australian Institute of Architects A+
National Association of Visual Artists (NAVA)
…he is seeking to expand the nature and boundaries of his projects through a cross disciplinary practice, in a way that is critical, constructive and contributes to the cultural life of our cities.