Miguel A. Rodriguez, FAIA is a broadly experienced architect with over 35 years in the profession. He is licensed in the State of Florida and three other states and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). As firm principal he directly overseas administration, client relations and marketing and is also directly in charge of and participates on each firm project overseeing the activities of the Project Manager and participating in all phases of project development.
As a former licensed general contractor, Mr. Rodriguez has “hands-on” construction experience and knows what it takes to get a project built. Under his leadership, the firm has successfully completed several design-build projects where it was the prime member of the project team. He is also a recognized expert in the American with Disabilities Act, the Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction, the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and the Fair Housing Act and has given expert testimony on behalf of various clients with respect to the removal of architectural barriers. In addition to the ADA, Mr. Rodriguez is also an expert, on professional practice issues, standard of care issues, the Florida Architectural Practice Act and the Florida Building Code, as well as on Continuing Education for professionals. Miguel is an Adjunct member of the Faculty at the University of Miami, School of Architecture, teaching Professional Practice and has previously taught Construction Documents at the University of Miami and Professional Practice at Florida International University. He has also delivered continuing education courses on the AIA documents, the Florida Building Code, the ADA and the Fair Housing Act to fellow professionals and Building Officials around the State of Florida.
His active involvement with professional issues over the past 26 years builds on his expertise and has placed Mr. Rodriguez in a position of leadership not only statewide but also nationally. He is recognized by colleagues for his contributions to the profession on both levels and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects; a recognition of professional excellence which honors those model architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession.
o Registered Architect - State of Florida, No. AR10099
o Registered Architect - State of South Carolina, No. 05071
o Registered Architect - State of Alabama, No. 5984
o Registered Architect – State of Georgia No. RA011485
o National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate - No. 46548, 1995
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, 1981 -- University of Miami; Coral Gables, Florida