Brian is Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). He retired in 2005, a tenured faculty member who had taught at every level in the school of architecture. A graduate of the Architectural Association in London, England, Brian worked as an architect in Europe and Canada, before opening his own practice in 1967. In addition to contributions on several architectural books and conference papers, Brian played a pivotal role as Associate and Acting Director at the University of Waterloo, also serving as Acting Associate Dean in the Faculty of Environmental Studies and as a member of the National Advisory Committee for the RAIC Syllabus Program. He made profound contribution in the early years of the School of Architecture at Waterloo, influencing both the curriculum and the approach to teaching that characterizes the school to the present day.