Promoted to director of Charlotte Design Studio in 2008; to managing director of architecture in 2010. Sole qualifier for Brennan Management Services’ construction management license.
Currently manages more than $200 million of regional jail, sheriff’s office, and campus projects for public- and private-sector clients.
Experienced with numerous high-profile correctional/detention facility projects in Southeast; educational, commercial, warehouse, and industrial projects in Northeast; and technological systems, IPD, and lean construction methodologies.
Before joining Brennan, was assistant professor of interior design for Buffalo (N.Y.) State College for seven years. Simultaneously owned and ran RG Design Associates, a private design practice, in Buffalo.
Seeking PhD in construction management from Indiana State University.
Enjoys vegetable gardening—primarily tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and broccoli. Accidentally grew about 1,000 eggplants last year.
Favorite movie: Monty Python’s “The Meaning of Life.”
As a teenager, won goat milking and vegetable judging contests at county fair.
A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models of buildings and landmarks with LEGO.
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are correctable, but some are especially stubborn to address. Here is a partial compendium of typical failure modes and methods for addressing the problem.
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect of green school design on occupants and long-term building performance.
Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to build state-of-the-art data centers.
ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strategies being employed by cities and designers. The lack of curbside and lot parking exacerbates traffic congestion, discourages visitors, and leads to increased vehicles emissions.