During forty years as an architect practicing in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia, Michael Fish became an advocate for conserving buildings of historical interest and economic value. He was especially involved in keeping people in their homes during urban renewal and replacement. He was a co-founder of Sauvons Montréal and served as a director of le Conseil des sites et monuments du Québec for many years. Since retiring, he has done some hands on redevelopment of ruined monuments. He also writes commentary and lectures on current development issues.
Region:Montreal and region
Topic(s):Heritage conservation in Quebec, Canada, and abroad; Architectural heritage.