Michael Shugarman

Principal Architect

The principal architect of Shugarman Architecture + Design. Michael has practised in Canada for two decades. For the last 25 years he has nurtured his firm into a multidisciplinary team with a distinctive, design-led approach that balances artistic rigour with human comfort.


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business, University of Western Ontario
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design, Dalhousie University
  • Master of Architecture, Dalhousie University

Post Academic European Internships

  • London, England – Building Design Partnership
  • Seville, Spain – Arco Iris
  • Milan, Italy – Antonio Citterio

Professional Affiliations

  • AAA – Alberta Association of Architects, Registered Architect
  • AIBC – Architectural Institute of British Columbia, Registered Architect
  • SAA – Saskatchewan Association of Architects, Registered Architect
  • RAIC – Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Member
  • ASFD – American Society of Furniture Designers, Member