Key Architects

Michael J Bradley
BSc. (Hons) B.Arch ARB RIBA RIAS

• Experienced in all stages of Design a Methodology / Construction Industry Procurement and Delivery having worked in the Architectural roles, Interior Design roles, Client Representative Roles, Project Management roles, Main Contractor’s Consultant Roles etc. I have over 15 years Building Industry experience in Asia and over 25 years post-graduation experience, 20 as a Chartered RIBA Architect. Have run own architectural practice in Shanghai since November 2010.

• Has delivered successful projects across multi-sectors:- Masterplanning, Retail and Retail Consultancy, Resorts, Food and Beverage, Office, Workspace, Commercial, Industrial, High Rise, Super High Rise, Fit-Out, Hospitality, Residential, Construction Consultancy, Exhibition, World Expo Builds. Project delivery has ranged in scale from 83 square kilometer city plans to individual retail and hospitality interiors including multiple projects for Fortune 500 companies

• Global Footprint - Completed projects in the UK, Ireland, Germany, The Netherlands, Russia, The Ukraine, Bulgaria, USA, UAE, Cape Verde, Kenya, China, The Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and South Korea.

• Strong Design Excellence Champion.

• Strong Client Facing and Client Centric approach.

• Strong Sustainable Design Methodology (Developed keen interest in sustainable architectural design since working with Paulo Soleri at Arcosanti, Arizona in 1990/91)

• Business-Centric Architectural Approach - British Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong / Macau / China Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Runner Up, experience in business setup (Rep to WFOE, branch office setup and strategy) business strategy, experienced in M+A.

• Experienced in Practice Management, Financial Management of independent P&L, HR Management, Marketing, Branch Office Strategy

• Michael Bradley Architecture (MBA) was founded in London in 2002. After completing several projects in Lonn and Shell’s on shore Research Headquarters in The Netherlands the practice relocated to Shanghai in 2004 to support Atkins on the design and delivery of Thames Town, a satellite town of Shanghai. Since 2004 the practice has completed over 100 successful projects across China. The practice merged with Group GSA in 2013 and demerged in 2016 and rebranded as Michael Bradley Architecture Asia (MBAA) to reflect the strategic decision to service projects across the Asian Region with Partner Offices in Manila and HoChiMin City. MBAA has recently successfully delivered projects through strong networks with Developers, Operators, PM’s, Real Estate Agents, QS Practices etc. in the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Korea, Myanmar and China.

• Multiple awards wins for all aspects of Architectural Practice.

• Active in Academia through Lecturing and Tutoring at Strathclyde University, Glasgow and Xian JiaTong Liverpool University in Suzhou, China. Representative for the RIBA China Education Validation Panel.

• Very strong advocate of a Strong Office Culture having previously introduced Staff Social Programs to reinforce company culture – Weekly social events, Staff Study Trips to Local Projects of Interest / Events / Exhibitions, Friday Music Play Lists, Staff Monthly Restaurant Pic.

• BD Mentor for Senior Staff (Considers all Senior Staff as Marketeers) and experienced in coordinating and managing Formal Training Modules and CPD for staff and Implementation of Training Mentors. Award winning Internship Mentoring approach.

• Active in Social / Sports / Networking Clubs – Local Chambers of Commerce, Shanghai Scottish Sports Club, Shanghai Savage Club, London Savage Club, Royal Asiatic Society.