Grant is a technical architect who is fascinated by reinvigorating post-industrial cities. He has worked on several historic adaptive reuse projects while working in Western Massachusetts. Most recently, Grant was a project architect for the documentation and construction of a new 700 student PK–5elementary school.
Grant graduated from UMass Amherst where he received his Bachelor and Master of Architecture. He has always focused on sustainable design and building materials. For his graduate thesis he designed a mushroom insulation growing showcase facility in a 19th century mill building. Grant loves to spend time with his wife and daughter, going on adventures and cooking together.
If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be? Ice skating on a crystal-clear mountain lake! Then lounging by a cozy open fire in the lodge.
Any hobbies? In the summer I spend my free time in my garden growing tomatoes, flowers, squash, beans, and whatever else looks fun to grow.
Favorite podcast? Stuff You Should Know. I love learning something new every day.
Favorite thing about your career? I love how Architecture pulls from so many disciplines and skills. It’s fun to coordinate with people to create something beautiful out of the world’s chaos.
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Tacos! With a side of black beans.