Michael is founder and Principal of Radner Design Associates, Inc. He brings over 25 years of design and project management experience to a wide variety of project types, especially in institutional, multi-family, commercial, open space and retail settings, from design inception and project permitting through construction. He has particular expertise in participating in multi-disciplinary design teams, collaborating with civil engineers, soils scientists, traffic planners, ecologists, and architects, whether as the prime consultant or as a team member.
Michael has extensive experience in project permitting and presentation to local authorities, which has enabled dozens of projects to move from the entitlement process through construction. He has particular interests in low impact development, environmentally sensitive design, and in applying traditional design principals in contemporary settings to create beautiful and functional places for people.
Master of Landscape Architecture - SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1990.
Bachelor of Science in Biology - SUNY Binghamton, 1986.
Licenses and Certifications
MA Landscape Architect #1205
NY Landscape Architect #1497-1
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards #3177
LEED Accredited Professional
American Society of Landscape Architects
Boston Society of Landscape Architects - Executive Committee, Member at Large and Path Leader for Public Outreach; 2016-2020
Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston - Associate, Board of Directors 2012-2014
National Association of Home Builders
Workshops, Classes and Seminars
Sustainable Practices in Landscape Design and Construction - presented to the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston, July 2008.
Sustainable Practices in Site Planning, Design and Construction - presented to the Residential Design and Construction Conference, Boston Society of Architects, April 2009.
Professional Practice for Landscape Architects - Visiting Professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Faculty of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, 2012 Fall Semester.