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Michelle Gutowski

Freelance Architect & House Architect

Location:morris plains, New Jersey, United States
Phone: 973-397-9634
2 Skills
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Tel: (973) 397-9634 E-mail mgutowski @
NJ License # 1785500

Ms. Gutowski is currently the Principal Architect and owner of M & S Gutowski architects, llc. Her 18 years of construction and design experience is quite diverse. She has a successful track record in both the commercial and residential realm. M & S Gutowski Architects is a LEED accredited design firm. She works solely with AutoCAD but is currently working on her REVIT certification.

Relevant Experience

M & S Gutowski Architecture L.L.C, Morris Plains, NJ March 2008 - present Principal Architect, Owner

Responsible for all client relations, legal contracts, design processes, inter-disciplinary coordination, construction/bid documentation production, permit expedition and construction management as required. See next page for list of recent projects.
Architectural Design Services (ADS), Morris Plains NJ Sept.2000 - 2008 principal designer, owner

In collaboration with local architects and design build contractors, completion of nearly 35 residential and commercial projects in three states. Projects range from 7000 sf. new construction to smaller home additions.

C.A. Young Architecture, Morristown, NJ June1998 - Sept 2000
Project Architect

Responsible for all duties from preliminary design and approvals through Construction Documents and Construction. High end and Moderate residential projects ranging from 500 - 4,000 sf .Hanover Township Municipal Building Renovation from design through Construction Documents.

Greenberg Farrow Architecture (GFA), Somerville, NJ February 1995 - June 1998
Project Architect & Due Diligence Coordinator/Site Planner

Primary responsibilities include development w/ client of conceptual design and presentation for town permitting, through completed construction documents, bidding and negotiation, and construction administration. Management of CAD production, editing specifications, coordination with local building inspectors and all consultants, and knowledge of building codes are all required as part of this position. All work done in this position was for Homestead Village, an "extended stay" hotel chain.
As a Due Diligence Coordinator and Site Planner responsibilities included preliminary site investigation review of zoning, subdivision, and signage ordinances as well as working w/ client, real estate managers and developers and various permitting agencies. This position also required discipline coordination, document checking, sending out RFP's and consultant selection. All work in this "front end" position was done for Home Depot.


Bachelor of Architecture University of North Carolina, Charlotte 1992
B.S., Architecture The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. 1991


Awarded AIA Silver Medal of Achievement for thesis "A Magnet school for the Arts", in downtown Charlotte,N.C.
Valedictorian class of 1992 UNCC school of Architecture
Awarded Pella Corporation Scholarship (1991-1992) for 5th year @ UNC Charlotte.
Foreign Studies Design Competition Finalist, (1991) Catholic University, Washington D.C.
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House Architecture