News + Accolades

July 2017 –
Michael Wacht attends the 11th Space Syntax Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal

May 2017 –
Michael Wacht is an invited panel speaker at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) spring cluster meeting for a discussion of “The Impact on Infrastructure From the Fast Approaching Shift to Self-Driving Vehicles”

May 2017 –
Michael Wacht is an invited lecturer at UCLA to present “Architectural Design: Process, Trends, and Value” to students in the seminar: Real Estate Development, Construction, and Management

September 2016 –
Invited Poster Presenter at ANFA (Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture) Conference in September at the Salk Institute, for paper titled: “Utilizing Architectural Diagrams to Create Geometric Forms that Anticipate User Responses”

May 2016 –
Winner, AIA SPP Pop-Up Competition for the AIA Convention in Philadelphia for project “A Sense of Place. . . Is Context”

April 2016 –
Elected Board Member of non-profit Civic Projects to pursue research on how Self-Driving Vehicles will affect Architectural Design

April 2016 –
Contributing Author for website Architect EM, first published article: “The Broad: Synergy of Architectural Diagram and Art”

June 2015 –
Invited Presenter and Organizer to LGREG (Lesbian and Gay Real Estate Group) for: “Architectural Design: Process, Trends, and Value”

January 2015 –
ArchDaily publishes article: “Defining a More Purposeful Architecture: A Guide to Current Architectural Trends”