Michael D Poirier AIA

Principal of Poirier Design


Michael Poirier is a California State licensed Architect who received his degree from California State University Pomona in 1996. He has over 20 years of architectural experience in urban planning, architectural design, graphic design, and interior design. He is influenced by his international travel including longer stays in Italy and Costa Rica. Michael has worked with many of the leading architects, thinkers and designers in Los Angeles including: Moule and Polyzoides Architects and Urbanists, Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, Clive Wilkinson Architects, Marmol Radziner Associates, Assembledge, and Rios Clementi Hale Studios.

While designing projects for some of the global leaders of design, Michael Poirier designed and built several projects with his own company. Nearly all the projects are located in a hillside zone, coastal zone, or involve a small lot subdivision process. Recent projects include homes in Doheny Estates, Trousdale Estates, Bel Air, Montecito, Santa Barbara, Laguna Beach, Silverlake and Venice.  The office is also experienced in recording studio and sound isolation construction and design.

As a Los Angeles native, former DJ at KXLU, musician and active member of the local creative scene, Michael Poirier has a deep respect and knowledge for the history and diversity of the city.


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