christopher brown architect

bio

education

cal poly (san luis obispo) in 2005, and in the process also studied architecture internationally in kyoto, japan (2002), istanbul, turkey (2003), and copenhagen, denmark (2004).

life

i was married and had my first daughter in 2004, and after graduation moved up north to ashland, oregon to raise our family and progress towards fulfilling my licensure requirements.

work

ray kistler gave me the first opportunity to work in the architectural field, and i began work with kistler architecture in 2006. ray taught me a great deal regarding the profession and practice of architecture and in 2007 the collaborative firm kistler+small+white was formed and i worked alongside jerome white & matt small, both great architects and teachers, up until the formation of my independent practice in 2012.

certifications

NCARB member and currently licensed to practice architecture in Oregon.

LEED, or leadership in energy & environmental design, is an internationally recognized certification standard that focuses on the practice and implementation of sustainable measures in architecture and design. although not perfect by any means, it has created a standard and furthered the progress of mainstream design and construction methods, furthering awareness in the relationship between site-impact, water run-off/usage, power generation, and transportation. i currently hold active certification for building construction & design(bd+c) and LEED Homes.

awards

‘City of Ashland: Historical Compatibility Award for New Commercial Structure’

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christopher brown, NCARB LEED AP
426 a street suit 101, ashland, OR 97520
p: 541.591.9988 | arkitek@arkitek.us