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Architect

Michael Thomas Fries, American architect. Recipient 2nd place award Affordable Housing Competition City of Austin, 1986. Director programming services Junior Chamber of Commerce, Austin, 1985-1986; president Quadrangle Homeowners Association, Austin, 1984-1987; member Coronado Neighborhood Association, Phoenix, 1988, Phoenix Art Museum; Member American Institute of Architects (associate), Phoenix City Club, Laguna Gloria Club.

Background

Fries, Michael Thomas was born on January 25, 1959 in Norwalk, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas George and Nancy Elizabeth (Neuberger) Fries.

Education

Student, San Francisco Center for Architecture and Urban Studies, 1980. B. in Environmental Design, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1981. Master of Architecture., University Texas, 1984.

Career

Architectural draftsman, Kolb Associations, Austin, Texas, 1981-1982; architectural apprentice, Wukasch and Associations, Austin, 1982; market researcher, Horne Company, Austin, 1982; design captain, Villalva-Cotera-Kolak, Austin, 1982-1983; construction office manager, Tao-Ono Inc., Austin, 1983-1984; president, Urban Concern Inc., Austin, 1984-1986; project manager, Black and Veatch Engineers and Architects, Phoenix and Austin, 1986-1987; project manager, Nelson-Kubicek Architects, Phoenix, 1987-1988; project architect, Architecture One Ltd., Phoenix, 1988-1990; project manager, LAW Engineering, since 1990. Part-time instructor architectural drafting Phoenix Institute Technology, 1988-1990. Faculty associate Arizona State University, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: sports, travel, photography. M C.

Membership

Director programming services Junior Chamber of Commerce, Austin, 1985-1986. President Quadrangle Homeowners Association, Austin, 1984-1987. Member Coronado Neighborhood Association, Phoenix, 1988, Phoenix Art Museum.

Member American Institute of Architects (associate), Phoenix City Club, Laguna Gloria Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, travel, photography.

Connections

Married Margaret Herre, September 4, 1983.

father:
Thomas George Fries

mother:
Nancy Elizabeth (Neuberger) Fries

spouse:
Margaret Herre