Architecture can be stimulating and engaging, or it can suppress and sedate. Ryan looks to the brain to understand the impact our built environments have on us and determines that architecture is the act of designing a neurological stimulus and therefore architects should consider the brain as their client.
Ryan is a Graduate (M.Arch) from IIT’s College of Architecture. Currently working as an architect in a develop-design-build firm, Ryan has worked in various capacities within the architecture industry including establishing the BIM platform for an engineering firm as well as working for a construction consulting firm. Ryan has presented a BIM Case Study on Model Integration Sessions to the AIA Chicago and has presented on his concept of Kinetic Design to the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture at the Salk Institute, as well as to the Integrated School of Building’s inaugural symposium.
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