Brian Wurst, FAIA, LEED® AP

Design Leader

Vice President / Principal

As Firmwide Design Leader, Brian contributes decades of diverse architectural design experience.  His expertise lies in architectural design and design representation.  He is often tasked with sketching and conceiving project schemes during design charettes and in meetings with the owner.  As a leader of the firm’s Alchemy team dedicated to elevating the practice of design, Brian contributes his design acumen on projects of all types and from every studio.

Before joining LS3P, Brian was an Associate with the Philadelphia firm of Venturi Scott Brown and Associates, Inc. (VSBA), where he was involved with many of the firm’s most prestigious commissions, including a government complex in Toulouse France; renovations to the Barnes Art Foundation; and a Central Fire Headquarters for the City of Trenton, NJ.  His VSBA experience included several invited international design competitions, including a new cathedral in Los Angeles and new U.S. Embassy in Berlin.

Brian has been honored with numerous design awards.  He has taught classes in Design Representation at Clemson University and has served as a visiting critic/lecturer and studio professor at several universities over the course of his career. His design work and drawings have been featured in Architectural Record and Progressive Architecture magazines.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/ PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: International Council of Shopping Centers; AIA South Carolina Chapter Design Board Member; Greater Charleston YMCA Board Member; Town of Mt. Pleasant Design Review Board Member