CannonDesign welcomes Steve Brittan to the firm’s Boston office where he’ll lead Corporate/Commercial design efforts across the region. Joining as a principal, Steve will be responsible for client engagement, staffing, marketing and design as he helps the firm deliver solutions that address the greatest challenges facing our clients.
“We as designers are in a position to affect powerful change,” said Brittan. “We can do this through the environments we create and ultimately by creating built space that positively improves our clients’ businesses and the lives of those who live and work in those spaces. I joined CannonDesign because we share this vision for design.”
With more than 25 years of experience, Steve integrates new technologies, design delivery methods, and sustainable design principles into all of his work. He has been recognized for his contributions to the built environment through national and local awards and is an active voice in architecture in Boston through publications and public speaking engagements on topics related to design and urbanization. Steve has successfully led the design and implementation of large-scale corporate commercial, academic, institutional buildings and mixed-use developments.
With a passion and commitment to design, Steve works with clients to achieve synergistic and holistic solutions. Steve serves on the Board of Governors at Tufts Medical Center and formerly on the Board of Trustees of the State Treasurers Commonwealth Covenant Fund. He also serves on academic boards such as Studio Art Centers International in Italy and as a strategic advisor for EastHorizon Investments at the Cambridge Innovation Center. Formerly, Steve served on the editorial board for ArchitectureBoston Magazine, as a Trustee for Boston Architectural College, and as a member of Boston Harbor Angels venture capital group. Steve taught Architecture and Urban Design at Harvard, Columbia University, and RISD.
“Steve was the right choice at the right time to lead our growing Corporate/Commercial group here in Boston,” added Principal and Boston Office Practice Leader Lynne Deninger, AIA, LEED AP. “I appreciate the energy and passion Steve brings to this expanding area of our practice. “
Steve joins CannonDesign’s Boston office at an exciting time when it has key work across its market business units of healthcare, education, corporate/commercial and international. The office’s portfolio includes marquis projects such as Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge, MA; Yale University, Sterling Labs in New Haven, CT; Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sports and Recreation Center in Worcester, MA; Tufts University Biocluster in Medford, MA and Fairfield University’s Rafferty Stadium in Fairfield, CT.