SmithGroup is pleased to announced that Michael Johnson, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C, has been recognized as a "40 Under 40" honoree by Building Design + Construction magazine.
An award-winning urban designer, campus planner, and landscape architect, Johnson found his niche solving complex urban challenges. As co-leader of SmithGroup’s Urban Design Practice, his experience spans a wide range of markets and geographies, from top U.S. research universities to major destinations in China, Puerto Rico, Bali and Cyprus.
Throughout the years, Johnson has led high-profile projects in cities across the U.S., including Detroit, Cleveland, Denver, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, Omaha and El Paso. Recent notable work includes projects for the City of Detroit, Ford Motor Company, Indiana University, and Ayia Napa Marina & Resort.
No stranger to professional honors, Johnson has received recognition as a finalist for international urban design competitions in Cleveland, British Columbia and Dallas. His greatest pride comes from the national award-winning master plan for the Indiana University-Bloomington campus.
Michael Johnson's complete feature profile in the September 2018 issue of Building Design + Construction can be viewed here.