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Michael Goldschmidt, MArch

Michael Goldschmidt

Associate Teaching Professor, State Housing & Environmental Design Extension Specialist
140 Stanley Hall
Phone: (573) 884-0905
Curriculum Vita (pdf)


M.Arch, San Francisco Institute of Architecture, 2003; B.Arch, Kansas State University.


Michael Goldschmidt is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri and a State Housing and Environmental Design Specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Since 2014, Mr. Goldschmidt has led the USDA/HUD National Healthy Homes Partnership as the Director and is the current Betty Ann Cortelyou Faculty Scholar. Michael is a licensed architect and interior designer, a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) – Building Design and Construction (BD+C) accredited professional with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), and a longstanding member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA). Mr. Goldschmidt coordinates all and teaches many of the undergraduate classes in the department’s technology sequence, including coursework in Sustainable Building Technologies, Energy Efficient Buildings, ADA / Buildings Codes, Construction Documents, Building Systems, and Materials and Methods. Michael has over 30 years of professional architectural practice experience including sustainable (green) designs for residential and commercial buildings. Mr. Goldschmidt coordinates, develops, and leads MU Extension programs on Energy Efficiency, Green (Sustainable) Housing, Indoor Air Quality, and Healthy Homes.

Research Interests

Ecological Design; Construction Documents; Building Technologies; Codes and Regulations; Healthy Building Environments.