Garfield is President and Founder of Syntony Design Collaborative, LLC.


Born in Kingston, Jamaica, and growing up in New York City, Garfield founded Syntony Design Collaborative in 2015 as a dream to help create more healthy buildings and communities for everyone who lives, works, and plays in the built environment; especially in our under-served urban centers. 


He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Howard University and Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business with a concentration on Green Development from Marylhurst University in Oregon. Garfield is a registered architect in the State of Georgia and the Commonwealth of Virginia with over 20 years of building design and urban planning experience.  He is a military veteran in the United States Air Force Reserve with over 25 years of service. 


A proven leader in the Atlanta education and design community, Garfield is co-founder and past Chairman of the Board for The Atlanta Center for Creative Inquiry, Inc., an educational non-profit organization started in 2004 that is dedicated to the education of inner-city high school youth through the development of their creativity and design abilities. He is the immediate past National Treasurer for the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) and served as the Atlanta Chapter President. He has also served on the boards of the American Institute of Architects Atlanta Chapter and Atlanta ACE Mentor Program.  He is a 2017 Graduate of the Atlanta Regional Leadership Institute.  Garfield currently serves as a Commissioner on the Atlanta Urban Design Commission. He is a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.


Garfield currently resides in the Grant Park Historic District of the City of Atlanta with his son Christopher and family dog Rocketship.

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