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22 FEBRUARY 2010

Brian Malarkey Named National AIA Young Architect


Brian Shows Strong Leadership and Commitment to Architecture

HOUSTON, TX — Kirksey is pleased to announce that Brian Malarkey has been named as a 2010 Young Architect Award Winner. After graduating from Texas A&M University, Brian became a Registered Architect in 2000 and began his career at Kirksey, where he practiced as a designer before founding Kirksey EcoServices, a consulting group focused on sustainable design.

Brian’s commitment to the profession is defined by his significant leadership positions in multiple professional organizations. Brian was President of the American Institute of Architects Houston Chapter in 2008 and Director from 2004-2009. He co-founded the Houston Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and served on the original Sustainability Task Force for the IIDA.  

Brian’s many green building firsts, design awards, published work, speaking engagements, and firm success clearly illustrate his leadership as a practitioner. He has won four individual awards and 23 design awards for buildings on which he served a leadership role and has been the featured presenter at more than 19 events over the last four years.

Click here to view the announcement on the AIA website.


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