architecture, architect, charlotte, nc, design, graphic design, web design, 
sustainability, sustainable consultation, green building, sc, south carolina, carolina, north carolina, eco, ecofriendly, green, designer, interior design, urban design, house, 
residential, commercial, aia, industrial, office, archive, testimonials, testamony, client,
GIY, g.i.y., blog, clients, containers, container, shipping containers

circa 2010
Elena M. Michel, Msc.

"Elena was not only an amazing [designer], but a wonderful boss, with regard for her employees growth and the needs of the client. She provided a vast knowledge for eco-friendly design. She was a great boss, and very enjoyable to work with."

Mary Moses, Business Marketing Specialist

Second Eden Studio's 2011 Summer Intern


"In the field of sustainability and corporate business, Elena's ability to visualize and merge the two into a single operational plan demonstrates her successful experience and knowledge. She knows her field and stays on top of the latest proven technologies that help businesses both large and small become more environmentally friendly."

Ernie McLaneyMecklenburg Cnty Park & Rec.


"Elena was an instrumental part of the team that developed [the] Charlotte Chamber GreenWorks from it's inception. Her leadership on the Web/PR subcommittee was instrumental to the overall success of the effort. Specifically, she conceptualized the feature videos component, and completely handled the creative process and implementation from start to finish."

~ Robb Little, Principal at Sustainable Development Services


"Elena listens, takes what you ask for and then runs with it.... A very talented lady."

~ Joseph Mollica, Remington Inc, Chicago