Change is Constant
MGFA is small, but nimble, design force… From the opening discourse, to turn key, MGFA always endeavors to exceed the projects expectations, bringing unique creativity, complex problem solving prowess, and collegial collaboration into the successful execution of all projects, both big and small.
We explore for details, we discover them, and we solve them. This does not only apply to imagery, it is woven into every aspect of the design and building process, from communication, to coordination, to the display and thoughtful curation of our drawings, to the teams we assemble, and contacts we have cultivated over time. It is these details we embrace that facilitate a successful product every time.
Matthew received his professional Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Roger Williams University in 2001. He is a Registered Architect in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Georgia, and he is NCARB certified for reciprocity in all other applicable states. In 2002, Matthew became the 2nd LEED Accredited Professional in the state of Rhode Island, certified the first state building, and has been leading sustainable projects worldwide ever since.
Matthew has managed a wide range of project types over his 19 year career, from single family residential to the largest project in the world in Chongqing, China. He always endeavors to provide his clients with the highest degree of design excellence that embraces both the practical and compelling aspects of Architecture. He is committed to design that exceeds the given parameters of program, location, culture, place, space, and environmental stewardship. He does so through thoughtful discourse and the implementation of creative problem solving. Matthew’s problem-solving prowess is evidenced in his winning competition entry into the “what if nyc” international design competition, where the problem to be solved was post disaster relief housing in New York City. All factors are considered equally, as with nature, they are solved harmoniously, comprehensively and holistically.