Michael R. Davis, FAIA, LEED®, a Principal and Vice President at Bergmeyer Associates, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, is a practicing architect, and educator, and an advocate for sustainable public policy. He is 2012 Vice President/President-Elect of the Boston Society of Architects and Co-Chairs the AIA Massachusetts Government Affairs Committee. Mr. Davis advises the Boston Redevelopment Authority as Chair of the Boston Civic Design Commission has served on the Boston Mayor Menino's Green Building Task Force, Massachusetts Governor Patrick's Net Zero Energy Building Task Force and is currently on the Advisory Board of the Boston Foundation for Architecture. For the American Institute of Architects, he has participated in three (2010 - 2012) and led two Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) charrettes in Ithaca, NY, DeKalb County, GA, and Augusta, GA.
Mr. Davis specializes in designing new and adaptively-reused commercial buildings, multi-family housing, and commercial architectural interiors. His expertise is in creating meaningful, relevant and innovative design through the analysis of context, program and public process. Some of his recent design work includes the master plans for the adaptive reuse of the LePages' Factory in Gloucester and the Boston Specialty and Rehab Hospital in Mattapan as workforce housing. Current projects include a new facility for Hostelling International Boston in an adaptively-reused historic building and a deep-energy retrofit of public housing units for the Boston Housing Authority at the Cathedral Family Development.
Mr. Davis is a Member of the Faculty of the Boston Architectural College and was a member of the BAC Thesis Committee from 1996 to 2005. He currently teaches Graduate Research and Writing at the BAC and has taught "Architecture and Climate Change" at the Tufts University Experimental College. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.