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Michael Pendergrass, AIA, LEED® AP, Parksmart Advisor

Michael Pendergrass, AIA, a licensed architect in 8 states, has over 15 years of experience in delivering parking solutions and over 20 in the industry. He has worked on a wide variety of parking projects. In addition to delivering projects to satisfied clients, Michael’s projects, such as the San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 Parking Plaza, have received recognition from the International Parking & Mobility Institute and other organizations. 

As a Principal for Watry Design, Inc., Michael leads the firm's Irvine, CA, office and champions the firm's continued growth in Southern California. Michael is an active participant in the Design Build Institute of America, the International Parking & Mobility Institute and the Community College Facility Coalition.


Bachelor of Arts in Architecture


  • Architect (#C31381), CA (12/11/07)
  • Architect (#26350), TX (5/8/17)
  • Architect (#9575), WA (8/7/08)
  • Architect (#031345), NY (7/6/06)
  • Architect (#12015), OR (6/14/18)
  • Architect (#7922), NV (7/6/18)
  • Architect (#7922), HI (8/17/18)
  • Architect (#11454014-0301), UT (9/26/19)
  • NCARB Certified (#91453), (5/18/18)
  • DBIA Accredited (#D-2607), (7/20/18)
  • Parksmart Advisor


  • American Institute of Architects
  • US Green Building Council
  • Design Build Institute
  • International Parking & Mobility Institute
  • American Association of Airport Executives
  • California Public Parking Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Association American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • Community College Facility Coalition
  • Parksmart (formerly the Green Parking Council)

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