Miller Hull

Brian Court

FAIA, Partner

Seattle Studio

Brian Court has brought sustainable design to the forefront of the public realm with his performance-driven design process that works in harmony with natural forces, shaping our environment and establishing a low-impact, regenerative future. Since joining the firm in 2001, Brian has led the design of numerous high profile and complex landmark projects using a deft combination of time-tested and innovative design strategies and emerging technologies. This has earned him the reputation as an advocate for groundbreaking sustainable design.

Brian has a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Washington and continues to give back to the program as a Guest Reviewer and Thesis Critic. Pushing the boundaries of current practice make him a highly sought-after speaker and instructor who regularly shares his insight and experience with other designers and students. Additionally, Brian was honored with the distinguished and singular Young Architect Award by AIA Seattle in 2013.

Lectures & Juries

  • Brian Court to speak at Architectural Record Webinar on December 3, 2020
  • Partner Brian Court presents at webinar “Design Innovation Using Wood”
  • Partner Brian Court speaks at University of Hawaii ‘Building Voices’ Earth Day Symposium
  • Partner Brian Court juries Canadian Wood Design & Building Awards
  • San Diego Green Building Council | ‘Net Positive Water’ Design Series
  • Verdical Group | Net Zero Energy + Water + Waste Conference
  • Clinton Global Initiative | Sustainable Cities Working Group
  • ILFI | Net Positive Energy & Water Conference
  • Related Projects

  • 156 West Superior Condominiums
  • Bullitt Center
  • District House
  • Harbor Avenue Campus
  • The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
  • Matt’s Place
  • Natural and Environmental Science Testing and Teaching Center (NESTT) Concept
  • Northwest Maritime Center
  • Pike Place MarketFront
  • The Shay Mixed-Use Development
  • Structural & Materials Engineering Building