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Brian believes that everyone deserves access to good design. Currently Brian is the CEO of an early stage startup company called Module. Module is creating affordable, adaptable housing solutions for the 21st century. The inspiration for his startup company came while he was directing Within Formal Cities - a documentary about the housing crisis in South America, which debuted in 2016.
Before moving back to Pittsburgh, Brian was a Fulbright Scholar in the Dominican Republic where he led an urban design research initiative. He has lectured and given presentations for the American Institute of Architects, the Rockefeller Foundation, and numerous universities in the US and abroad.
Brian has design experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit world, working in the Blue Sky Department at Walt Disney Imagineering and serving as an architectural intern at the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio. Brian graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Architecture where he started a non-profit organization and was a Finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
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