Michael L. Woodley, AIA


Michael L. Woodley has over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of housing types. His work spans high-density, multi-story to high-end custom homes.

Michael’s hands-on approach and interactive design charrette process have established him as a highly successful, innovative architect, sought out by a wide variety of home builders nationally and abroad. He personally leads his design team, which is a key element in the reputation and success of Woodley Architectural Group. His passion, retail approach to housing, and keen sensitivity to project budget has been instrumental in winning widespread industry recognition.

A graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, Michael is registered in California, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, and Virginia. He is a member of the AIA, BIA, and NAHB. Michael has been a featured speaker at AIA, NAHB, and PCBC functions. He has also judged major design competitions throughout the United States.

Michael’s experience, innovative design approach, keen market sensitivity, and contagious passion has inspired the home building industry at large and transformed the landscape of home design. In 2015, Michael was inducted into the California Homebuilding Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement. Earlier, in 2012, he was inducted into the William S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence. Michael Woodley is truly a legend within the design field and an inspiration to us all.

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Debra Falese, AIA


Debra Falese, AIA, is president of the Woodley Architectural Group, Inc., California office, and oversees all day-to-day operations. She brings her enthusiastic energy and passion to the design process. In addition to being a hands-on manager, overseeing all aspects of the business, she has been instrumental in all projects throughout the United States,
as well as international projects. Having worked with Michael Woodley for over 20 years, they have established a creative flow resulting in hundreds of highly acclaimed projects, shaping the housing industry for our clients both here
and abroad.

Debra received her architecture degree in 1987 from the University of Oregon and has been a featured speaker at PCBC. She is licensed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois,  and Texas.