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Brian Smiley

AIA Philadelphia

Senior Project Architect, Director of Sustainability


Brian is an Associate, Senior Project Architect and Director of Sustainability at HOK Philadelphia with three decades of experience leading teams in the development projects in a wide variety of building types including science & technology, higher education, and corporate facilities. Brian has extensive experience with high-performance envelopes and has been engaged on numerous projects with comprehensive factory and field performance testing. He is familiar with a wide range of envelope analysis software and fluent with the criteria that defines high performance design.

He is a frequent visiting critic at major universities, and lecturer at conferences and green building organizations. As a dedicated advocate for sustainability and a member of the board of directors and 2024 president-elect of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Smiley has led climate, policy and equity-focused initiatives—all while leading HOK teams in the design of award-winning projects.

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AIA Pennsylvania

(717) 236 4055

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