With concurrent master’s degrees in Architecture and Urban Design, formal training as an archaeologist and geographic information systems analyst, L. Michael Lu’s specific interests center on environmental, social, and economic sustainability. He holds an architectural license in Arizona, and is member of the American Institute of Architects, the U.S. Green Building Council as well as Architecture for Humanity. He brings systems thinking, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for architecture to all his work.
Michael’s experience spans the gamut from programming to construction administration. He is skilled in using the latest smart technologies, interdisciplinary project delivery, virtual techniques and architectural visualization, as well as sustainable design and 3D modeling, to deliver projects of all sizes.
As Project Architect for Hobbs + Black, he is responsible for construction document delivery, field verification, discipline coordination, clash detection, and modeling with Revit. Michael has a solid background in the preparation of work drawings, schedules and on-site supervision. His projects to date have ranged from tenant improvements of municipal and healthcare projects to the large-scale expansion of semiconductor and manufacturing facilities.