Michael Green received an honorary Doctor of Laws from UNBC today. Photographed here with Prince George Mayor Shari Green.


UNBC announces 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

An ethnobiologist who conducts research work with indigenous peoples and an architect at the forefront of tall wood building design will receive honorary degrees during the 2014 convocation ceremonies at UNBC’s Prince George campus on Friday, May 30…

…Michael Green is the principal architect at Michael Green Architecture in Vancouver, BC and is perhaps best known in Prince George for his work on the Wood Innovation and Design Centre, which is now under construction in downtown Prince George. It will house UNBC’s new master’s-level degrees in wood engineering.

Considered a leader in the architecture and interior design field in B.C., Green’s work has already gained accolades for its innovative quality and beauty in design. He is passionate about his craft, especially regarding the use of wood. He considers it “an amazing material full of unexplored potential.”

Green is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, and has been recognized for his award-winning buildings, public art, interiors, landscapes and urban environments. His reputation has led him to develop a wide range of projects from international airports and skyscrapers to Vancouver’s Ronald McDonald House, and North Vancouver City Hall.”

– See more of this announcement here