Workframe
Workframe
Workframe
Red Bull Music Academy - Sacred Bones
Brickfields Closeup
Juventus with Boiler Room and Every Day People
Bushwick Apartment Building
Brunch Bounce - Greatest Day Ever 2017
KTV RENDER
Scotts Trolley
Side Table Detail
Village Payphone
Workframe
Red Bull Music Academy - FLUXO
Gowanus Community Center
Fun With Friends - Freesome
  • Mike Mitchell, AIA

    Founding Principal

    Mike Mitchell is the founding principal of Back40 Architecture and a licensed Architect in the State of New York. He is a graduate of University College London’s Bartlett School of Architecture (M.Arch), and Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture (B.Arch – Cum Laude).

    Mike has over 20 years of professional experience leading design teams on residential, commercial and master planning projects in locations around the world. Prior to founding Back40, Mike trained as an Architect at some of the world’s most renowned practices, most recently as an Associate Principal and Senior Designer at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in NYC and London and as an Project Architect and Designer at Future Systems in London.

    In addition to practicing, Mike has taught at Columbia University’s GSAPP, City College of NY, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture in Chicago, and Norwich University in Vermont. Mike has also served on Manhattan’s Community Board 2 as a public member of the Landmarks and Public Aesthetics Committee.

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    Mike Mitchell is the founding principal of Back40 Architecture and a licensed Architect in the State of New York. He is a graduate of University College London’s Bartlett School of Architecture (M.Arch), and Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture (B.Arch – Cum Laude).

    Mike has over 20 years of professional experience leading design teams on residential, commercial and master planning projects in locations around the world. Prior to founding Back40, Mike trained as an Architect at some of the world’s most renowned practices, most recently as an Associate Principal and Senior Designer at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in NYC and London and as an Project Architect and Designer at Future Systems in London.

    In addition to practicing, Mike has taught at Columbia University’s GSAPP, City College of NY, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture in Chicago, and Norwich University in Vermont. Mike has also served on Manhattan’s Community Board 2 as a public member of the Landmarks and Public Aesthetics Committee.

     
    Select Experience:

     

    • Village Loft, NYC – Alteration of a private, residential loft in the West Village
    • Calabria Road, Islington, London – Alteration of interior and exterior of a private, three story residential home
    • Anson Road, Islington, London – Alteration of a two bedroom flat in Tufnell Park, London
    • 43 Farringdon Road, Smithfield Market, London – Senior Designer of a 38,000 sq ft office building with KPF
    • Aerospace City, Qatar – Senior Designer of a Competition-winning, 1,600 hectare master plan and regional airport with KPF
    • Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Senior Designer of a 1,100 unit high-rise residential development and masterplan with KPF
    • Thamrin 9, Jakarta, Indonesia – Senior Designer of a 65 story office tower and 25 story hotel and retail mall with KPF
    • 10 Hills Place, London – Award winning six story office building with Future Systems
    • Established & Sons, London – Collector’s edition chaise lounge with Future Systems
    • Scotts Restaurant, London – Bespoke thermoformed corian and carbon fiber food service trolley with Future Systems
    • Laser-sintered, parametrically designed fruit bowl, now in MoMA’s permanent collection, New York with Future Systems
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Statement

Back40 Architecture is a full service NYC-based architecture firm that taps into the ‘undiscovered country’ that lies hidden inside every city, neighborhood, project and client. We champion the function of architect as a voice for creative problem-solving at all scales of work.

Back40 provides architecture, urban design, interior design, furniture design, event design and permitting services. We also proactively seek out speculative collaborations when we believe our vision can improve the quality, performance and value of a building, site or neighborhood.

 
Services

Preliminary Services:
– Preliminary design consultation
– Feasibility studies and test fits
– Site analysis
– Zoning analysis

Full Service Architectural Services:
– Workplace design
– Special Event design and permitting
– Residential design
– Retail design
– Temporary Structures design
– Urban design
– Apartment renovations and combinations
– Interior space planning and design
– Furniture and millwork design

NYC Administrative Services:
– NYC Zoning review
– NYC Code review
– Department of Buildings, City Planning, and Landmarks reviews and approvals
– Temporary Place of Assembly applications
– Accessible and Barrier Free Design, NYC Local Law 58/87
– NYC Energy Code analysis

Construction Phase Services:
– Owner representation
– Construction administration
– Contractor negotiation

 
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Suite 12
Brooklyn, NY
11225

info@backforty.co

212-655-9914

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