Brian joined Pappageorge Haymes Partners in 1987 and has provided leadership in the design and construction of projects ranging from planned communities, high-rise apartment and condominium towers to single-family homes. He has served as senior project architect on such major work as K2 Apartments; a 33-story, 496-unit luxury apartment complex (LEED® Silver Certification), Alta at K Station; an 848-unit, two- tower apartment complex (LEED® Gold Certification), and Echelon at K Station; a 39-story, 350-unit apartment, each part of the highly acclaimed mixed-use K Station Master Planned Development in Chicago’s West Loop.
Recent work in Chicago includes: The Shops & Lofts at 47, an award-winning redevelopment of an entire city block including a large mixed-use building, and three new infill residential buildings; Kenect Chicago, a new mixed-use complex comprised of a 14-story, 179-unit high-rise fronted by a triangular shaped 4-story, 48-unit low-rise with 14,000 sq. ft. of commercial space between the two sites; The Hudson, a 25-story, 240-unit high-rise with 10,000 sq. ft. of commercial space; and North Park, a 48-story, 444-unit, elliptically shaped residential tower between Navy Pier and the iconic Tribune Building.
Brian’s early interest in architecture was expressed in designing and building tree-houses in the foothills of California. He began his career in earnest as a draftsperson and designer at Muncie Urban Design Studio, Muncie, Indiana. He later relocated to San Jose, California, where he served as an architectural intern at McClellan & Copenhagen before beginning his professional career at K + CZL Associates as an architectural technician on restoration and renovation projects.