Bryan Green of Commonwealth Architects Tapped as Honorary AIA Member
Honorary Membership in the Virginia Society AIA will be conferred upon architectural historian Bryan Clark Green, Ph. D. of Commonwealth Architects at this year’s Visions for Architecture gala on November 7. In conferring this honor, the Society recognizes Green’s 22 years of dedication to the preservation of Virginia’s historic architecture and places.
Honorary Membership may be bestowed upon individuals not eligible for membership in the Society, but who have rendered distinguished and exemplary service, over a sustained period of time, to architecture and the built environment in Virginia.
According to the Virginia Society AIA announcement, “As Director of Historic Preservation with Commonwealth Architects of Richmond, Va., Dr. Green’s expertise in research, building conservation, planning, and navigating the historic tax credit process has allowed dozens of historic buildings and structures to enjoy new life.
Working closely with architects, designers, and engineers, he consistently seeks innovative ways to combine architectural history and historic preservation to creatively adapt historic buildings for new uses.
Through his insight, project designers can embrace the elements that make these buildings unique, while still providing layouts and configurations suitable to modern office and living spaces. In addition, Dr. Green remains professionally active in both education and publishing, enthusiastically promoting the value of preserving the Commonwealth’s historic architecture to the general public, as well as the next generation of historic preservation professionals.”