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Michelle is an experienced Architect, interior designer, space planner and project manager working in the design industry since 2002. Numerous projects of various sizes completed overseeing teams of designers, engineers, and various consultants. Provides creative design solutions and detailed management from feasibility/development stages through to project completion. Strategically organized and always looking to improve process efficiencies. Strong leadership skills with a focus on stimulating personal and group strengths in order to achieve excellence.



Professional Experience

5-Bedroom Luxury Retreat Beach Villa │ Private Client

Playa Guiones, Nosara - Costa Rica

Completed: March 2014 - December 2016

Project Size: +/-  5,600 sq.ft.

Role: Architect / Designer / Project Manager 

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3-Bedroom Luxury Beach Villa + 1-Bedroom Guest House │ Private Client

Guiones Beach Club - Playa Guiones, Nosara - Costa Rica

Completed: December 2018

Project Size: +/-  5,000 sq.ft.

Role: Interior Designer / Decorator 

Boutique Hotel & Restaurant │ Private Client

Playa Guiones, Nosara - Costa Rica

Completed: March 2015 - 2018

Project Size: +/-  10,000 sq.ft.

Role: Concept Architect / Designer

La Negra Surf Hotel & Soda │ Rooms & Yoga Studio Addition

Playa Guiones, Nosara - Costa Rica

Completed: November 2017
Project Size: +/-  1,000 sq.ft.

Role: Architect / Designer

Casa Gilmore │ 4-Bedroom Luxury Beach House

Playa Guiones, Nosara - Costa Rica

Completed: March 2018 - Under Construction

Project Size: +/-  4,900 sq.ft.

Role: Interior Designer / Project Manager

Dyson Canada Limited │ Toronto Head Office

Brick Post & Beam Building - Toronto, Ontario

Completed: October 2012

Project Size: +/-  8,200 sq.ft.

Role: Sr. Designer / Project Lead & Manager


TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense, Marshalls)│ Corporate Head Office (Campus)

3-Standalone Low-rise Buildings - Mississauga, Ontario

Completed: Ongoing Client

Project Size: +/- 185,000 sq.ft. (12+ floors in 3 bldgs.)

Role: Sr. Designer / Project Lead & Manager


Xstrata Canada │ Corporate Headquarters Canada

High-rise ‘Class A’ Office Tower - Toronto , Ontario

Completed: 2007 - Ongoing Client

Project Size: +/- 60,000 sq.ft.

Role: Furniture Planner / Designer / Specifier

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