Michael Royer, Quezada Architecture
Michael believes architecture is more than just a functional requirement. He is interested in what he calls the estrangement of spaces. He believes architecture should create strange moments in buildings that make you stop evaluate and think. Michael believes good architecture can create that moment of pause in a world constantly bombarded with information, and unwilling to slow down. He is interested in how programming, form, patterns and texture can create these strange moments. Michael is also interested in how technology can be used to influence new ways of making.

His experience includes working on civic structures, museums, restaurants, housing, and exhibitions. He worked in both Shanghai and Los Angeles before coming to San Francisco and joining Quezada.

Outside of the office, Michael enjoys cooking while listening to music and is always trying to find new cuisines to cook and new musicians to listen to. Being new to San Francisco, he enjoys exploring the city and Bay Area.
University of Pennsylvania, Master of Architecture, 2015
University of Kentucky, Bachelors of Arts in Architecture, 2011