Principal Profile: Burton Miller, FAIA

Burton Miller, FAIA

Senior Vice President
Design Principal

A graduate of Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning and Design Principal / Design Director – Asia Pacific, Burton Miller has over thirty years of experience in the design and implementation of complex, mixed-use developments involving a broad spectrum of building types. He has specialized expertise in the architectural master planning and urban design of large-scale multi-building projects in both urban and natural environments integrating hospitality, living, working, entertainment and the public realm.

Burton Miller has served on the Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) Committee for the City of Mountain View, and the City of Mill Valley Planning Commission, the Miller Avenue Precise Plan Citizens Advisory Committee, Mill Valley 2040 General Plan Advisory Committee and Zoning and Design Guidelines Advisory Committee. His extensive public process, regulatory and jurisdictional agency experience as both applicant and city commissioner / committee member serves to effectively inform project entitlement processes.

He has taught architectural design, urban design, drawing and visual communication at Cornell University, Drexel University and Philadelphia College of Art.

Overseas experience includes buildings and projects in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Japan, The Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, New Zealand, Ukraine and Russian Federation.

Selected International Projects:

VIA Technologies Headquarters Building – Beijing, China
Alpensia Resort Phase 2 Master Plan – PyeongChang, Korea
Project Pinetree Island Resort Master Plan – Phuket, Thailand
Dnepr River Island Resort and Park Master Plan – Kiev, Ukraine
Chuang Ye Park Office Building Complex – Qingdao, China

Selected Master Planning and Urban Design Projects

California International Trade Center – Sacramento, California
Izumrud Development Plan – Kemerovo, Russian Federation
Beijing Secret Garden Master Plan – Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, China
Bionic Hill Master Plan – Kiev, Ukraine
Hotel/Entertainment/Retail/Office (HERO) Concept Plan – Santa Clara, California

Selected Hospitality Projects

Parkyard Hotel Shanghai – Pudong, Shanghai, China
The Sukothai Hotel & Residential Expansion Project – Bangkok, Thailand
The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa – Avon, Vail Valley, Colorado
Genting Grand Secret Garden – Chongli, Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, China
Parkyard Hotel Kangqiao – Pudong, Shanghai, China

Selected Academic Projects

Recreation and Wellness Center (The WELL) – Sacramento State University, California
USF Athletics Facilities Master Plan – San Francisco, California
USF Intercollegiate Baseball Facilities – San Francisco, California
USF War Memorial Gymnasium Alterations and Additions – San Francisco, California