Mike Sewell is an architect and educator living in Washington DC. He opened his own office in 2009 after more than a decade of work as a senior designer with major international practices including Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), Gensler, and Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM). A multiple AIA award-winner, Michael’s professional work includes design for offices, cultural, academic and research institutions, and private residences.

Born in the Netherlands and raised in DC. Michael holds degrees in architecture from Tulane University and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He relocated to Washington in 2005 to work as the senior designer on SOM’s renovation of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. A licensed and NCARB-certified architect, Michael’s practice is focused on residential, educational, and institutional projects.