As a senior principal for Studio One Eleven, Michael Bohn, AIA, helps lead architectural, landscape and urban design within the Studio. Michael is a licensed architect and urban designer with over 30 years of experience, bringing a deep passion for tactical urbanism and planning. He has led numerous public intervention efforts such as road diets, bulb-outs, traffic medians, urban farms, tree plantings, façade improvements and the first Parklets in Southern California and North San Diego County. Most recently Michael has overseen a study for Second Street in Long Beach, analyzing the most successful retail main street in the region that defies current zoning regulations. In addition, Michael leads several market rate and affordable housing projects, including many transit-oriented developments. He is a member of the Lifestyle Residential Development Council for the Urban Land Institute and is currently President of the American Institute of Architects, Long Beach/South Bay Chapter. He also was the Chair for the Queen Mary Task Force, responsible for establishing development guidelines for 43 acres around the historic Queen Mary. Michael is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, studied in Fontainebleau, France and worked for the State Archaeological Camp in Hampi India.
What is your favorite city you’ve traveled to?
What is your favorite spot to grab food or a drink?
Cafe Moring Kurfürstendamm Berlin
What is your favorite thing about the new office?
Sense of openness.