Personal Greeting Michelle Amt, FAIA

VMDO Architects, P.C.

Contact Details

VMDO Architects, P.C.
Charlottesville, VA


Michelle Amt has 25 years of international experience overseeing a wide range of projects focused on sustainable design. As VMDO's Director of Sustainability, Michelle facilitates design dialogue, leads research and educational efforts, and helps teams achieve sustainability goals across all projects. She ensures VMDO's compliance with the AIA’s 2030 Commitment leads to further innovation in the fields of health and wellness, building performance and zero-energy and evidence-based design.


Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
M. Arch, 1997

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States
B. Design in Architecture, 1993

Job History

VMDO Architects
Director of Sustainability, Senior Associate
Charlottesville, VA, United States
September 2017 - present

McDonough Innovation
Chief of Staff
Charlottesville, VA, United States
March 2012 - August 2017

William McDonough + Partners
Charlottesville, VA, United States
January 2000 - March 2012

Perkins Eastman
New York, VA, United States
August 1997 - December 2000

Ranon + Partners
Tampa, FL, United States
August 1993 - May 1995