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Brian Grieb, AIA, NCARB, LEEP BD+C

1999 – Bachelor of Science in Architecture – University of Maryland
2001 – M.Arch. – University of Maryland
2001 – Graduate Certificate in Urban Design – University of Maryland

Licensed Architect: Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, North Carolina

Brian Grieb is a practicing architect and teacher who has worked on a wide range of projects in sectors ranging from commercial, mixed use, residential, educational and institutional. This varied project experience has enabled Mr. Grieb the opportunity to collaborate in all phases of design, documentation and construction. This diverse experience in both design and construction contributes to a unique blend of conceptual and technical expertise which he conveys in the design studios he has taught at his alma mater since 2003.

Prior to venturing out in 2009 to start his own practice, GriD architects, Mr. Grieb worked for Design Collective in Baltimore, where his projects were recognized for a diverse number of regional and national awards. Most notable was the award-winning New Library at Morgan State University. Serving as project architect, he helped orchestrate the completion of the $45-million facility which has become the architectural centerpiece for the campus. Also during his time at Design Collective, Mr. Grieb worked with a leading developer and the St. Louis Cardinals on Ballpark Village, a $650-million mixed-use development that encompassed seven blocks in downtown St. Louis.

Coinciding with his passion for design and craft, Mr. Grieb has been an advocate in the development of young architectural professionals. In 2002, he was one of 50 people selected nationwide to participate in the first National Summit on Architectural Internship at the University of Oklahoma, which focused on how to improve the young architect’s transition from architectural education to architectural practice. Mr. Grieb regularly participates as a studio critic and guest speaker for professional practice courses at the University of Maryland and Morgan State University. He focuses his discussion on the similarities, differences and expectations students will experience when they transition from academia to the professional realm of architecture.

During his tenure as a student at the University of Maryland, Mr. Grieb studied in Paris and Rome. He was an active student leader, serving as chapter president for the American Institute of Architecture Students.

 

Alick Dearie, AIA, NCARB, LEEP BD+C

1999 – Bachelor of Science in Architecture – University of Maryland
2004 – M.Arch. with a concentration in regional and international studies – University of Maryland
2001 – Graduate Certificate in Urban Design – University of Maryland

Licensed Architect: Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia

Award-winning architect Alick Dearie has 15 years of experience in architecture and planning which ranges from feasibility studies and design competitions to master plans and full-service building projects. His work has spanned projects throughout the United States as well as countries such as India, China, and Morocco. Alick’s skill and sensitivity as a designer have earned him awards for meeting challenging programs and sites.

Amplifying the particulars of place is at the core of Alick’s designs. This focus started at the University of Maryland during the development of his master’s degree thesis, which proposed the development of a regional concert hall and music education center in St. Peter Port, Guernsey, one of the British Channel Islands. The design explored the rich history, tradition of craft, and local culture to generate architecture profoundly rooted in Guernsey. Alick was awarded the Dean’s Thesis Prize and he also earned the Faculty Award for Excellence in Design at the Graduate Level.