FAIA, LEED Fellow
Bert Gregory FAIA plays an active Design Partner role on projects with a focus on work in the urban realm, including transit-oriented development, mixed use, higher education, civic, workplace and urban design. Bert’s project design leadership has resulted in four American Institute of Architects (AIA) COTE Top 10 Green Project awards, two American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Awards, an AIA National Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design, and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Award of Excellence. He is a Fellow of AIA and the United States Green Building Council.
Under his 15-year leadership as Mithun’s Chairman and CEO, Bert led the firm to international recognition for healthy, performance-based design, positive for people and place. The firm was honored with over 165 design awards, the Sustainable Design Leadership Award from AIA/IIDA/Cornet Global, the Regional Leadership Award from the United States Green Building Council and was named to the top 15 of all design firms in the US by Architect Magazine. With offices in Seattle and San Francisco, the firm serves worldwide clients in the private, public, institutional and non-profit sectors.
Bert serves as an international leader, speaker and advocate for sustainable building and urbanism, with lectures in Beijing, Jerusalem and Sarajevo. His research initiatives include leading a carbon accounting effort for Seattle’s 2040 regional growth “Reality Check,” advancing “A Model Zoning Code for Resilient Communities,” and developing one of the first web-based materials carbon calculators in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Washington.
He served as Co-Chair of ULI's Climate, Land Use and Energy Advisory Committee; Vice Chair of the USGBC LEED for Neighborhood Development Core Committee; as an advisor to the National Building Museum’s Intelligent Cities Initiative and as faculty of the EcoDistrict Institute. Bert currently serves on the Forterra Board of Directors as Past Chair, the ULI TOD Council, the ULI Building Healthy Places Advisory Committee, the AIA Design and Health Leadership Group, the Global EcoDistricts Protocol Advisory Committee, the Clinton Climate Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Project Review Committee and as an inaugural member of the Cascadia Congress of the Living Future Institute.