School of Architecture

michael buckley

Associate Professor of Practice in Architecture

Office: ARCH 203, E-mail:, Phone: 817.272.2801

Professor Buckley formerly directed Columbia University’s Master of Science in Real Estate Development Program and heads the Center for High Density Development. As president of Halcyon Ltd., a development advisory firm, he has an international reputation for mixed-use retail and strategic planning for underutilized sites such as Washington’s SE Federal Center, Moscow’s Manezhnaya complex, Puerto Rico’s El Triangulo Dorado Plan and the new Oso BlancoScience City. A former trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and chairman of the Urban Mixed-Use Council, Professor Buckley ran the ULI Program Committee and is now responsible for the Affinity Groups at the Pension Real Estate Association conferences. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees from Rice University and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a board member of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate and of Interlink Group in Puerto Rico, past president of the Connecticut Society of Architects, and the author of numerous articles on mixed-use retail and urban revitalization.


May 28, 2009"UT Arlington offers new Certificate in Property Repositioning and Turnaround Strategies"

April 2010"The Pied Piper of Urban Density"

December 30, 2010"Downtown Turnaround"

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