Brian is the director of HOK’s global planning and landscape architecture practice and a member of the firm’s board of directors and global design board.
Based in San Francisco, Brian leads city planners, urban designers, landscape architects and environmental designers across HOK’s global network of studios. The profound connections between people and place drive his design approach for projects ranging from large-scale city design to award-winning campuses and parklands.
Brian serves the broader community as a board member for the Landscape Architecture Foundation and the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is a frequent speaker at Urban Land Institute, American Planning Association and Society for College and Urban Planning events. Brian also teaches graduate-level design studios on climate-responsive design and urban resiliency at the University of California, Berkeley.
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture