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March 18, 2022

Gensler Architects Britt Lindberg and Glen Berry Elevated to AIA College of Fellows in 2022

BAY AREA, Calif. — Gensler is proud to announce that Britt Lindberg (SJ) and Glen Berry (SF) were elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows, in recognition of their significant contributions to the profession of architecture and society.

The College of Fellows honors members who have contributed to the profession and society on a national level and recognizes individuals with a growing and significant influence on the future of the industry. This recognition is considered one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member. Prospective AIA Fellow candidates must have at least 10 years of AIA membership and demonstrated impact in at least one of the following areas:

  • Elevated the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession.
  • Promoted the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, or practice.
  • Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA or other related professional organizations; or
  • Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment.

Britt Lindberg, FAIA, is a Senior Associate and Technical Director in Gensler’s San Jose office. She has a broad portfolio of workplace project types. From master planning, to design, construction and closeout, Britt drives and leads project implementation with exceptional leadership. She is active in the AIA at the national, state, and local levels.

Britt was the 2018 President of AIA California, the 2014 President of AIA Silicon Valley, and is serving as a 2020-2022 AIA National Board At-Large Director. In these roles she advances the impact of design through enhancing AIA outreach and communications, prioritizing climate action, equity, and forward-looking perspective, and creating innovative knowledge resources for AIA members and the public. Her leadership in these efforts has also been recognized through receipt of the 2016 Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 'Women of Influence' award, and the 2013 AIA California Council's Academy of Emerging Professionals Young Architect Award. Britt graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Glen Berry, FAIA, is a laboratory design leader in Gensler’s San Francisco office. Glen has over 36 years of experience specializing in science building and laboratory programming, planning, and design. Throughout his career, he has worked for the three major lab planning consulting firms in the United States and also founded Design for Science, LLC, a consulting firm that provided lab planning services for 19 years.

Glen has been the lead Laboratory Architect and Planner for over 140 science building projects, including several types of science and engineering labs for colleges and universities, private sector R&D, government and municipal agencies, and private k-12 institutions, such as the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, the College of Engineering at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar, and the BSL2/BSL3 research center at Hong Kong Science Park, in Hong Kong, China. Glen graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Utah.