Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Michael Weich

Gaithersburg, MD

Michael Weich is a senior project manager and designer at DPZ with over 14 years of experience in planning and urban and architectural design, including regional plans, mixed-use new towns, transit-oriented development and suburban retrofit projects in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.  He has played a key role in the planning, design, and management of several large DPZ projects in the Middle East.

Michael joined DPZ in 2006 and works in the firm’s Kentlands office in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Weich and his family live in Kentlands, one of DPZ’s first Traditional Neighborhood Developments. He is an active member in the community, and manages the Kentlands Community Garden, a project he helped to design and build and was awarded a “Friend of the Foundation’ award for in 2014 as well as a City of Gaithersburg Environmental Award in 2015 and 2016.