Michael Volk, AIA, NCARB
Culture & Museums Leader, Design Director, Principal
With more than 28 years of experience designing, leading, and executing innovative architecture and urbanism projects in the U.S. and abroad, Michael brings his passion for design and his expertise as a forward-thinking and collaborative leader to his role as a global leader of Gensler's Culture & Museums practice. An accomplished and award-winning architect and educator, Michael was formerly a Partner with Coop Himmelblau, Vienna, Austria, and Director with REX, New York, where he gained a unique understanding of the international market and global design culture while working to deliver world-class architecture. A Design Director in Gensler's Los Angeles office, Michael has served as a member of the design faculty at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, the University of Southern California, and has been an invited speaker at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urbanism.