Michael Buesing, AIA, LEED AP, CPHD, is a Principal at FXCollaborative, a New York City-based architecture, interiors, and planning design firm. With more than 25 years of experience, he is instrumental in the design and coordination of planning, interiors, code, and sustainability strategies. Michael believes that architects are an integral part of sustainable development and that we must always be thinking of how to build buildings that help the environment. He advocates for the research and application of advanced building enclosure technologies that lead to energy-use reduction—as well as a reassessment of existing, traditional materials. Michael earned his Bachelor of Architecture from University of Texas at Austin, is a registered architect in New York, and is a LEED Accredited Professional and Certified Passive House Designer.