Cindy Michel

Ms. Michel is Haitian-American and lives in New York City. She practices architecture at Ferguson & Shamamian Architects and remains active in projects in Haiti through the non-profit organization HIBISCUS. Ms. Michel was awarded a CNU Charter Award of Excellence in 2011 for her master’s thesis project ‘From Settlement to City: A Masterplan for Cap-Haitien, Haiti.’

Articles by Cindy Michel

The Power of the Old Cathedral: Haiti Cathedral Competition

Notre Dame l’Assomption served as the cathedral of Port-au-Prince for over a century, from its predecessor, a modest yet dignified brick building with a small central tower, to its twentieth-century replacement, an impressive twin towered structure which collapsed in the devastating 2010 earthquake centered near Port-au-Prince.