College of Architecture
Master of Architecture, 1990
Bachelor of Science in Design, 1988
Matt founded Studio 8 in 2005.
Throughout the first 15 years of his career, Matt developed an interest in community design and planning. He began his career working on civic projects for the State of Florida and the City of Jacksonville, before moving to Tennessee in 1996, where he continued his local involvement both personally and professionally. As Matt became more involved in local design and planning issues, he sought to make a positive impact on his community by forming his own architecture firm, pursuing projects that are both culturally responsible and responsive to the needs of his clients. Outside of his public design interests, he and his wife enjoy their puppies, cycling, and traveling as often as time allows.