Michael Putman

Assistant Professor


Email: michael.putman@dal.ca
Fax: 902-423-6672
Mailing Address: 
5410 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Urban fabrics/landscape
  • Design/making methodology
  • Prototyping/design-build


  • ArchTechDip, Loyalist College
  • BAS, Carleton University
  • MArch, Carleton University
  • PgDip, University College London

Current Teaching (2022–23)

  • ARCH 3302: Professional Practice
  • ARCH 5003: Adaptive Reuse Studio
  • ARCH 9013: MArch Thesis II

Research / Practice Interests

Michael is an ARB/RIBA registered architect, and the Director of SUPRBLK studio, a creative design-led architectural studio. Prior to setting up SUPRBLK, Michael worked as a Project Architect for the Stirling Prize-winning practice Haworth Tompkins for five years and also completed his Post-Professional Diploma in Architectural Practice & Management at The Bartlett School of Architecture in London, England.


Selected Projects / Built Works

  • The Biscuit Factory. Completed 2018.
  • The Carpentry Court. Completed 2019.
  • The Barn-door Studio. Completed 2020.

Honours and Awards

  • Dezeen Shortlist Awards, 2019.

Scholarly or Professional Memberships

  • Registered architect: United Kingdom

Service Activities