Michel St. Pierre, a principal, leads the planning and urban design practice for EHDD. Educated in Canada, The Netherlands and the United States, Michel is an urban designer and architect with extensive experience spanning many continents over the last 30 years. Michel excels on projects that require a collaborative approach to design, and has directed multidisciplinary teams on projects ranging in scale and scope from master planning new town communities to the visioning of new urban developments and major urban revitalization projects. He is passionate about creating vital urban places that are sustainable, and provide a model for the growth of a region. Michel blends his natural design abilities and leadership skills with his commitment and passion for architecture and urban design, striving to elevate the quality of client’s visions through impeccably executed plans. Michel lectures widely in the United States, China and India on urban design, sustainable development and low carbon community design principles.