Hosted by: Brandon A. Smith, LEED AP
With 13 years of experience, Brandon’s clients have sought out his services for
sustainable and budget friendly facilities solutions. Early in his career
Brandon worked with both Haworth and AIS providing systems furniture space
planning to national and international corporations. Applying his experience in
the systems industry to facilities space planning and project development,
Brandon developed corporate design and construction standards for national
companies including SAIC’s San Diego campus, Bosley Medical’s 45 offices in
the United States, and East Coast development for Accredited Home Lenders.
His experience ranges from effective space planning and standards development
to the development of critical facilities, SCIF and Classified Information spaces,
Data Centers, and other Techno-centric interiors. Additionally, Brandon has
consulted on “Green” and sustainable projects in California & Oregon and has
provided his signature to a number of restaurant and food service facilities
through out Southern California. Lastly, Brandon’s reach has left the confines
of the building envelope, having consulted on campus development exterior
renovation. Brandon has an Associates of Arts degree from the Fashion Institute
of Design & Merchandising where he was awarded the Interior Design Award for
2001. Additionally, he is an active member of the US Green Building Council
and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Furthermore, Brandon actively
participates in various groups on a grassroots level and provides pro-bono
services to not for profit groups such as the Ronald McDonald House and the
Phoenix House forTeen Recovery.
AA Fine Arts – Interior Design, Fashion
Institute of Design & Merchandising
Top of Class, Magna Cum Laude
US Green Building Council
National Assoc. of Industrial & Office
American Society of Interior Designers
National Kitchen & Bath Assoc.
The 1% Program
Tier III Crtitical Co-Location Facility
LEED-NC, pending certification
Science Applications International Corp.
San Diego and environs
Campus Spaceplanning & Renovations
San Diego, California
North County Transit District
Data Center & Central Communications Fac.
LEED-ID, pending certification
Carlsbad Commercial Center
ADA & Campus redevelopment
Accredited Home Lenders
San Diego & National
East Coast facilities development
Abu Dhabi National Oil Corporation
United Arab Emirates
Headquarters Spaceplanning & Standards
Brandon also hosted the July 13, 2011 kbtribechat on Building Green.