Gary L. Brewer, AIA
Gary L. Brewer joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1989 and has been a Partner in the firm since 2008. His responsibilities have involved the design and administration of various institutional, hospitality, and residential projects.
Mr. Brewer's university work includes the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; the Spangler Campus Center at the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts; the Ernest F. Hollings National Advocacy Center and West Campus Residence Quadrangle at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina; and the Fitness and Aquatics Center at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
Mr. Brewer was the architect-in-charge for the Perkins Visitor Center at Wave Hill, Bronx, New York; the International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, Tennessee; and the Ocean Course Golf Clubhouse in Kiawah, South Carolina. He contributed to the design of hotels at Paris Disneyland and The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
His residential work includes the 1994 Life magazine Dream House, which has sold over 3,000 house plans. He was also Project Architect for This Old House magazine's 1998 Dream House, which was featured for one year for its design and construction process. Custom-designed houses include residences in Seaside, Florida; Westport, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; East Hampton, New York; and the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.
Prior to his association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Mr. Brewer was a senior designer for Buttrick White and Burtis in New York where he was responsible for the new Dana Center on the Harlem Meer; a proposed tennis pavilion in Central Park; and the restoration of an award-winning townhouse in New York City. He also worked at RTKL Associates in Baltimore as a designer on large-scale retail and mixed-use projects.
Mr. Brewer's work has been published in Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, The New York Times, Life Magazine, This Old House, and The Classicist. He has lectured extensively on traditional house design, the history of pattern book houses, and New York City clubs. He is a Fellow Emeritus and Board Member of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and has led the Institute of Classical Architecture & Arts' traditional house design seminars for the American Institute of Building Designers in Florida, Virginia, Delaware, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Mr. Brewer served on juries for the 2009 Residential Architects Design Awards program, the 2011 Philip Trammell Shutze Awards, the 2011 John Staub Awards, and the 2011 AIA New Jersey Design Awards.
Mr. Brewer received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota in 1984. He is a registered architect in the State of New York and other jurisdictions and a member of the American Institute of Architects.