Bryan earned his B. Arch from Virginia Tech and M. Arch from the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center. Before founding a/A architecture in 2019, he learned from Portland architect Paul McKean drawing and detailing modern homes. Bryan is a Building Biology New-Build Consultant (BBNC), Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC), Living Futures Accredited professional (LFA), and studied low-tech ecological building with House Alive Natural Building. His interest in the social and environmental impacts of building have pushed him to promote smaller spaces and to invest our resources towards lasting quality and improving our personal, community, and societal health. Bryan is a licensed architect in Oregon and Washington.