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Michael Madden has more than 26 years experience in the fields of land use planning, community master planning and design, urban design and mixed-use development, site design, community design guidelines, entitlement document preparation, landscape architecture and project management. He has worked on a wide range of projects throughout the United States, in Mexico, Canada and Pacific Rim countries. Projects include: land use planning for large, multi-jurisdictional land holdings; community master planning and design for resort communities, residential golf course communities and hillside environments; programming, planning and design of mixed-use developments; site planning of commercial, retail, institutional and residential projects; campus planning and design; landscape planning and design for residential, commercial and mixed use developments; design guideline documents for commercial, business park and residential projects; community recreation and park planning and design; specific plan document preparation; and management of multi-disciplinary project teams

As President/Principal of Michael Madden Associates (MMA) and indicative of the philosophy and foundation he has established for the company, Mr. Madden has enjoyed a reputation of innovative and responsive planning, design and project support services for all of MMA’s clients. Mr. Madden’s professional responsibilities include directing the development of all projects and establishing the planning and design direction through all phases of development, client liaison, budget control and public presentations. He has extensive experience both 'on-the-boards' as a versatile planner/designer as well as director and team coordinator of multi-disciplinary design teams.


Michael Madden Associates – San Clemente, CA – President/Principal
FORMA – Costa Mesa, CA – Senior Director of Planning and Design
Richardson, Nagy, Martin - Newport Beach, CA - Associate, Director of Urban Planning and Design
The SWA Group - Laguna Beach, CA - Associate
Johnson, Johnson and Roy - Ann Arbor, Michigan - Project Designer
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI - Graduate level urban design teaching assistant and design studio instructor


Masters of Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Masters of Landscape Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Design, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Michael Madden Associates
Community Planning and Design
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Michael Madden Associates provides a creative and dynamic approach to Land Use Planning; New Town and Community Master Planning and Design;
Retail, Mixed-Use and Town Center Planning and Urban Design; and Residential/Neighborhood Site Planning employing principals of New Urbanism,
Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) and Urban Villages resulting in creative and economically viable projects.