Brian Minnich, Associate / GWWO Architects

Brian Minnich



Brian’s career has concentrated heavily on the planning and design of environments for K-12 education. He served as the national co-chair for the K-12 Education Subcommittee for the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) and currently serves on the Executive Leadership Group. He frequently serves on awards juries and is a regular speaker at national and regional conferences on subjects influencing K-12 project design, including school security.

Working with the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institute of Building Sciences, he helped develop the Integrated Rapid Visual Screening of Schools, a manual and risk assessment tool to help improve school safety. Brian is a graduate of North Dakota State University with Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design degrees.


Favorite book?
Angel Summer or What Price Eden, both by Dean Minnich; I’m very proud of my father as an author.

First concert?
Eric Clapton

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