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As a partner at Balzer and Tuck, Michael Tuck is an award-winning designer with more than 20 years experience and a portfolio that features a variety of architectural styles. His expertise ranges from sophisticated custom homes to mixed-use development and new commercial construction.
Mindful and methodical, deliberate and detailed, Michael’s work has been awarded time and time again. But, it’s the personal relationships he’s cultivated through authentic listening, genuine support, and a dedicated pursuit of perfection that define him.
Michael designs places people want to be in. Listening intently, he aligns himself with your lifestyle and vision so he can ensure your home or space will have enduring value. A willing collaborator and team member, Michael excels at building consensus during budgeting, bidding, and construction administration, making every decision with your best interest at heart.
For Michael, many design challenges can be answered through the artful expression of structural systems and conscious selection of materials. Walk through one of his designs and you’ll experience that nothing has been left to chance. Whether it’s a custom home or the adaptive reuse of a commercial building, his designs inspire a sense of calm because every detail has been resolved, aligned, and balanced.
Michael has been licensed in New York since 2005 and received his LEED AP certification in 2009. Before joining Balzer and Tuck in 2005, Michael spent five years with Shope Reno Wharton Associates in Greenwich, Connecticut and three years at Avinash K. Malhotra in New York, New York. A graduate of Norwich University, Michael earned a bachelor’s of architecture in 1996. During his studies, he also spent time studying historic preservation in Wroxton, England through Roger Williams University.
Michael is a member of numerous community industry organizations, including the American Institute of Architects. He is on the Board of Fellows for Norwich University and serves as an academic advisor for their architecture program. He is also a passionate supporter and volunteer for his son’s Boy Scout troop and is a past board member of Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation.