Michael Hofmann Commercial Studio Leader

Senior Architect / Senior Associate

Michael seeks opportunities to create environments that empower users and foster connections that improve communities.

More About Michael

Professional Experience

AMDG Architects, Incorporated
Grand Rapids, Michigan
June 2018-Present
Senior Architect / Senior Associate

Light, LLC
Grand Rapids, Michigan
May 2007 – May 2018
Architect and Construction Manager

Progressive AE
Grand Rapids, Michigan
October 2005 – May 2007
Architectural Project Manager

AMDG Architects, Incorporated
Grand Rapids, Michigan
October 2002 – October 2005
Project Manager and Designer / Associate

Studio B Architects, Incorporated
Birmingham, Michigan
August 1999 – October 2002
Designer and Project Architect

Minoru Yamasaki Associates, Incorporated
Rochester, Michigan
May 1997 – August 1999
Designer and Architectural Intern

Steven Holl Architects
New York, New York
Summer 1995 & Spring 1997
Architectural Intern

Columbia University
New York, New York
Student Teaching Assistant

  • Masters Level Free-hand Drawing I & II
  • Masters Level Year One Design Studio

Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Winter 2003 to 2007
Adjunct Professor of Architectural Drafting and Design

  • Orientation to Architecture
  • Architectural Working Drawings 2
  • Residential Design
  • Mechanical and Electrical Drafting
  • Architectural Graphics 1 and 2
  • Certified for Online/Hybrid Course Instruction


Columbia University 
New York, New York
Master of Architecture -1997

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Architecture  -1993

Registrations, Certifications, Awards, Distinctions

Registered Architect – MI

Licensed Residential Builder – MI

NCARB certified

Interests and Hobbies

  • Spending time with family
  • Coaching youth sports including high school baseball and middle school football – he especially enjoys coaching his 3 sons.
  • Relaxing on Torch Lake.
  • Listening to all kinds of music, but contemporary and 80’s alternative are his favorite.

Fun Fact!

Michael is on a quest to find a perfect fish taco.  So far, Walker Roadhouse and his very own version are the leaders!