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Michael Boucher

Licensed Landscape Architect, Principal, FASLA


Michael has practiced landscape architecture for over thirty years and started MBLA in 1994. He is responsible for all aspects of design and team oversight, and works closely with clients, collaborators, our project manager and team members throughout the process. His applied experiences include the study of diverse regions and climates, understanding the fundamental aspects of the landscape and its implications for design within various project types and scales. Michael has led project teams in the planning and design of landscapes for public and private universities, schools, parks, museums, churches and residential properties, as well as many specialized land development projects.





Michael is CLARB certified and is registered to practice in fifteen states.





Harvard Graduate School of Design

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Master of Landscape Architecture 1985


University of Massachusetts

Amherst, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Science,

Environmental Design

cum laude 1981


University of Maine

Orono, Maine

Associate of Science

Plant & Soil Technology 1979





University of Maine at Augusta Bachelor of Architecture, Board Member

2017 - present

Portland Society for Architecture, Board Member

2017 - present

Wolfe's Neck Farm Building Committee

2016 - present

Licensure Committee

Maine Section of the Boston Society of Architects



ARCHITALX Design Lecture Committee

Member, 1997-1998, Advisor, 1998-present




Arizona State University

Boston Architectural Center

Bowdoin College

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

University of Maine, Orono and Augusta

University of Washington, Seattle





Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Department of Architecture

Visiting Studio Instructor

Spring 1996, Fall 1997, Fall 1999

Studio Consultant, Fall 2001

Thesis reader, Fall 2002, Fall 2005



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