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Michael G. Buisson, Jr., AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Vice President / Director of Architecture

Mr. Buisson is responsible for the firm’s architectural practice. He has 27 years of experience managing projects from initial schematics through Construction Documents, Bidding, Negotiating, and Construction Administration. He has been responsible for managing office staff and project design teams, as well as acting as a liaison among developers, corporate partners, contractors, consultants, regulatory officials and financing institutions.

His background encompasses a broad range of architectural experience, such as hospitality, education, medical, corporate and municipal building types and includes master planning, strategic planning, programing, preliminary and final design, construction administration and LEED® Compliance. N-Y provides these types of services for both public and private clients.  

Bachelor of Architecture, Louisiana State University, 1991

Registration / Certifications:
LA (4617) / Architecture
NCARB Certificate No. 63476; Record No. 62104

International Code Council
National Fire Protection Association  

Awards / Achievements:

  • New Orleans HDLC Outstanding Achievement, Marriott Springhill Suites, St. Joseph Street
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Award for Excellence in Project Management, Marriott Galleria Courtyard Inn, Metairie, LA
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Archbishop Chapelle High School, Award of Merit in Design

Representative Experience with N-Y:

  • Repairs to the Crime Lab for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office; Jefferson Parish, LA
  • New 1st District Station for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office; Jefferson Parish, LA
  • Renovations to the Public Works Maintenance Barn; City of Covington, LA
  • Marrero Wastewater Treatment Plant Administration Building and Safe House; Marrero, LA
  • New Transient Airplane Hangar at the Executive Regional Airport; St. John the Baptist Parish, LA
  • Renovation of the Head House into an EOC and Safe House for the SWBNO; New Orleans, LA

Representative Experience with Other Firms: Educational

  • Andrew Wilson Elementary, New RSD Quick Start School; New Orleans, LA
  • Hahnville High School New Classroom Building; Hahnville, LA
  • Archbishop Chapelle High School; Metairie, LA
    • Technology & Fine Arts Center
    • Eighth Grade Addition and New Women’s Center
  • Destrehan High School, 14 Classroom Wing & Technology Center; Luling, LA
  • Mimosa Park Elementary School, 8 Classrooms & Library Addition; Luling, LA
  • Carver Elementary School, Classroom and Library Wing Addition; Luling, LA

State and Municipal

  • Louisiana National Guard Readiness Center; Covington, LA
  • Louisiana National Guard Readiness Center; Marrero, LA
  • Louisiana State University, Union Theater Renovation; Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana State University, Music and Dramatic Arts Addition and Renovation; Baton Rouge, LA


  • Tulane University Medical Center; New Orleans, LA
    • Master Plan for Cardiology and Radiology
    • Angiography Suite
  • Ochsner Baptist Medical Center; New Orleans, LA
    • New Lab and Pharmacy; and New Women’s Center
    • Multi-Disciplinary Back and Spine Center
    • New Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center
  • Touro Infirmary; New Orleans, LA
    • Radiation/Oncology Unit, First Floor
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit
    • W. Rosenblum Pulmonary Care Center
    • ICU Nursing Unit
    • The Wellness Center

Performing Arts Facilities

  • Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA
    • Music and Dramatic Arts Building
    • Union Theater Renovations
    • Marching Band Building
    • Organ Pavilion
  • Chapman University, School of Music, Oliphant Hall Addition & Renovation;
  • Colorado State University, Center for the Arts Addition; Ft. Collins, CO
  • Emory University, Center for Performing Arts; Atlanta, GA
  • Indiana State University, Fine Arts Facility Renovation and Addition

Hotels and Hospitality

  • Marriott Springhill Suites, Convention Center; New Orleans, LA
  • Marriott Courtyard, Convention Center; New Orleans, LA
  • Marriott Courtyard, Galleria; Metairie, LA
  • Marriott Residence Inn, Galleria; Metairie, LA
  • Marriott TownePlace Suites; Harahan, LA
  • Marriott Courtyard, Conference Center Renovations; Covington, LA