My Profile

Ms. Mary Brush, FAIA

Principal, Architect, Owner,
Brush Architects, LLC

Contact Details

Brush Architects, LLC

Education

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
BA
Architectural Studies
1984 To 1988

University of Pennsylvania
MSHP

University of Illinois at Chicago
MArch

Job History

Holabird & Root
Preservation Group Leader
February 2008 - September 2012

AIA Illinois
Past President
January 2013 - present

Brush Architects,LLC
Principle, Architect,
September 2012 - present

AIA Illinois
President 2012
December 2011 - present

AIA Illinois
President Elect
January 2011 - January 2011

Klein and Hoffman, Inc
Director of preservation and Associate
September 2001 - February 2008

LZA Technology / Thornton Tomasetti
Senior Project Director - Architect
March 1999 - September 2001

Mayer Jeffers Gillespie
Architect
September 1995 - March 1999

Honors and Awards

I4Design Suite 16
The Preservationist
2010

Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship
American Architecture Foundation

Specialties

  • Agency Consulting / Review / Approval
  • Analysis of Alternates / Substitutions
  • Architectural Design
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Bidding / Negotiation
  • Building Measurement
  • Code Compliance
  • Construction Defect Analysis
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings
  • Construction Documentation: Specifications
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Coordination of Designated Services
  • Cost Estimating
  • Existing Facilities Surveys
  • Historic Preservation
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Maintenance and Operational Programming
  • Marketing Studies
  • Observation Services
  • Program Management
  • Project Administration
  • Project Promotion / Public Relations
  • Record Drawing
  • Research Services
  • Special Bidding
  • Special Building Type Consultation
  • Start-Up Assistance
  • Submittal Services
  • Testing and Inspection Administration

Affiliations

  • American Architectural Foundation (AAF)
  • Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI)
  • Getty Conservation Institute (GCI)
  • International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)
  • Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • DoCoMoMo, Construction History Society (CHS)