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Partner Emeritus at Mithun
Bert Gregory FAIA, LEED Fellow and Partner Emeritus at Mithun is a strategic design consultant with a project focus in the urban realm, including resilience, transit-oriented development, mixed use, higher education, civic, workplace and urban design. Bert’s project design leadership has resulted in four American Institute of Architects (AIA) COTE Top 10 Green Project awards, two American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Awards, an AIA National Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design, and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Award of Excellence. In 2017 he received the AIA Seattle Gold Medal, the chapter’s highest honor, recognizing distinguished lifetime achievement in architecture. In 2019 Bert was awarded the International Living Future Institute’s Living Future Hero award. Under his 15-year leadership as Mithun’s CEO, Bert led the firm to international recognition for healthy, equitable, performance-based design, positive for people and place. In 2023 Mithun was honored with the AIA Architecture Firm Award. Bert serves as an international leader, speaker and advocate for sustainable building and urbanism, with lectures in Beijing, Jerusalem, and Sarajevo. His research initiatives include leading the first regional carbon accounting effort, with ULI and the Puget Sound Regional Council, for Seattle’s 2040 regional growth “Reality Check,” "The Model Resilient Zoning Code with Equity" in collaboration with Vivian Loftness and Alisdair McGregor, and developing one of the first web-based materials carbon calculators in 2007, www.buildcarbonneutral.org, collaborating with the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Washington.