Michael Heinrich, AIA

“Design is an expression of our humanity and everything we are about.”

As Principal within AO’s Multifamily studio, Michael Heinrich provides leadership in design excellence, quality assurance and resource management to AO. His work philosophy is to always to do the right thing; for the client, the community, and the environment. With 32 years experience in Multifamily, Retail, Hospitality and Mixed-Use projects, Michael assumes the direct role of lead architect for specific clients throughout all project phases. His skillful grasp of the design and entitlement process results in a coordinated effort of community consensus and government agency integration on complex projects.

Michael in three words:

Diligent. Flexible. Creative.



Licensed Architect State of California | AIA


Bachelor of Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Building Industry Association (BIA)

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