Michael Joy

Michael Joy
Associate University Architect
(434) 924-9431

Michael brings over twenty years of architectural experience, with the last decade focused on university campus planning, to his role as Associate University Architect for the University of Virginia. Currently, Michael is overseeing planning and design of facilities for Athletics, the College & Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the Darden School of Business, and the Emmet Ivy Corridor. 

Prior to his arrival at UVA, Michael was Senior Campus Planner at The New School, a leading progressive university in New York City. His architectural experience includes design roles with award-winning firms, including Project Architect for the Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban. Michael is the recipient of numerous awards including First Place in the prestigious Shinkenchiku international design competition. 

Michael received his Masters of Architecture degree with distinction from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He is a Registered Architect in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Virginia. He also is an NCARB Certificate holder, a LEED Accredited Professional, and an active member of the Society for Collegiate and University Planning.