Michael Tchouaffé

CEO / Principal Architect
25 years plus of Experience

As the CEO and Principal Architect of TCHOUAFFÉ ARCHITECTS INC. He leads a team of architects and designers and is responsible for initial client contact to project closeout.


Before setting up TCHOUAFFÉ ARCHITECTS INC., Mr. Tchouaffé had been employed by some of Georgia leading architecture firms, totalling more than twenty years in design and construction management. His project portfolio includes Residential, Institutional, Commercial, Hospitality, Office Buildings and Mixed-Use Developments.


As a young graduate, he worked extensively with several housing non-profit organizations and local government agencies. He earned numerous awards, including first prize in the category of drawings for ”Blooming Artists Competition” in 1992 and the “Southern GF Company” competition entry Award in 1993. In the “Southern GF Company” competition, Mr. Tchouaffé’s project entitled “Steel Structure on Georgia Institute of Technology Campus” was solely chosen to be retained by the College of Architecture as an exemplary work of Georgia Tech students.


Michael Tchouaffé holds several degrees earned from national and international institutes. The list of his degrees comprises a Master Degree in Architecture from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA; a Diplôme d’Architecte (Architecte DPLG) of École d’Architecture de la ville et des territoires (Formely Paris-Tolbiac), Marne-la-Vallee, France as well as a Diplôme d’Etudes Fondamentales En Architecture (DEFA) from UP 7 Paris, France. A life-long learner, he has completed numerous continuing education studies including a Project Management Certificate earned from Clayton State University.


Mr. Tchouaffé is NCARB certified and licensed to practice in multiple States.



Michael Tchouaffé's professional affiliations


AIA (American Institute of Architects)

NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects)

NCARB  (National Council of Architectural Registration Board)

USGBC (United States Green Building Council)


Michael Tchouaffé's professional services

2021, AIA GA Past President

2020, AIA GA President

2019, AIA GA President-Elect

2016-2018, AIA GA Board Secretary

2016-2018 Board Member Architecture Foundation of Georgia

2018-2021 AIA GA CRAN (Custom Residential Network) Chair

2010-2012 USGBC GA/Atl Tour Events Chair