President and Director of Praxis Architects, Inc.,
With over 35 years in the profession, Michael Levin has been in private practice in Victoria for the past 17 years. Before Victoria, Michael was a facilities planner for Jamaica's Gun Court and for numerous maximum security facilities throughout Canada and the Caribbean. While an associate with the IBI Group in Edmonton Michael was part of a team awarded the 25-storey residential tower and club renovation for the Ranchman's Club in Calgary. and received a design award for the Terwilliger Park Information Centre in Edmonton. Later as senior partner in Regina with Building Design Partnership, Michael won design competitions forSaskOil's Headquarters and the Regina Exhibition Centre.
In Victoria, his skills as a communicator, planner and team player have allowed him to build a flourishing practice serving a diversity of returning clients for design, obtaining municipal approvals, and construction administration.
"Budget always plays a part in the developer's ethic and I pride myself in crafting the project to be on budget and on time. The environmental needs, the functional needs, the client's ideas and requirements, melded with my own commitment to thoughtful planning and innovative design all shape my architectural responses."