He was born April 28, 1939 to Kemper Goodwin and Mary 'Mickey' Goodwin. Kemper Goodwin was another important local architect (one with two buildings on the National Register of Historic Places in Arizona) with whom Michael would later work. He was also the grandson of Garfield and Jenny Goodwin, pioneers in the city of Tempe, Arizona. Like his father, he attended the University of Southern California.
- Tempe Municipal Building (1970): this upside-down pyramid was designed to shade and cool itself
- Marcos de Niza High School (1971): this work was considered a revolution in open space campus design
- Corona del Sol High School (1976): a very early design in solar technology
- Many other local elementary, middle, and high schools
- The Elk Run subdivision in Flagstaff, Arizona, among his few residential designs
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