Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Mike Weich

Senior Program Manager
DPZ CoDesign
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
FBCI Involvement
Michael Weich is a senior project manager and designer with over 16 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 across the Middle East.
Michael joined DPZ in 2006 and for the first 13 years with DPZ he worked at the firm’s Kentlands office in Gaithersburg, Maryland, one of DPZ’s first Traditional Neighborhood Developments. He became an active member in the community, and managed 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. In 2019 Michael headed up DPZ office in Puerto Rico with the aim to assist the islands redevelopment after two major natural disasters