Brian Dougherty

Brian Dougherty



“Architecture is located at the intersection of social responsibility and art. Our legacy is the ability to elevate each of us by crafting the space in which we live.”

Brian is a dedicated architect with more than 40 years of experience driven by a commitment to the environment and professional leadership. A Managing Principal of the Costa Mesa and Oakland studios, he specializes in the planning and design of educational, institutional, commercial, and healthcare facilities. Brian brings career-long expertise in sustainable design to each project, working with clients, community members, and other professionals to focus on holistic resource and energy conservation. A community and profession-wide leader, Brian is a founding practicing architect member of the Board of the Collaborative for High Performance Schools and has served the American Institute of Architects at the local, state and national levels including as AIA National Board Member and Secretary and Strategic Council representative.

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Brian leads teams throughout California and across the firm, inspiring others to design more sustainably for the health of the environment and people.


  • Phone:

  • +1 (714) 824-3567
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  • Education

  • University of California, Irvine, MBA; University of California, Berkeley, B.Arch, M.Arch
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Architects