Michelle graduated from the Manchester School of Architecture with a double distinction for her project on heterotopian spaces and writings on urban space and gender.
Her keen interest in place making and humanitarian projects has prompted her to volunteer for various conservation projects, including building a critical care unit for kangaroos.
Michelle joined Hawkins\Brown after qualifying as an Architect from the University of Westminster. Prior to qualifying, Michelle spent time in the Australia working as a Freelance Designer and Artist Assistant. She has worked for some of Australia’s leading artists and galleries, notably the MCA, Art Gallery of NSW & artist Janet Laurence. She has also constructed installations and performed for the Liverpool and Sydney Biennale.
In architectural practice, Michelle has gained experience delivering a variety of projects from award-winning residential, to master-plans and education projects. She has been responsible for overseeing the implementation of design packages on sites across the UK.
Outside of practice Michelle teaches 2nd year Architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture, is a keen traveller and trains in CrossFit.