Daniel J. Glenn, AIA, NCARB

Daniel J. Glenn, AIA, NCARB

Daniel J. Glenn, AIA, NCARB, Principal

Daniel J. Glenn, AIA, NCARB

Daniel J. Glenn, AIA, NCARB, is a nationally recognized expert in culturally responsive architecture and in green affordable housing with a focus on work for diverse cultures. Mr. Glenn’s work reflects his Crow tribal heritage. He has been featured in the film, Indigenous Architecture / Living Architecture, and four of his tribal projects have been featured in the book, Design Re-Imagined: New Architecture on Indigenous Lands published in 2013 by the University of Minnesota Press. He was selected to be on a national technical advisory team on greening Indian housing for the HUD Sustainable Construction in Indian Country program and is a regularly invited speaker at conferences and universities. His projects include the University of Montana Payne Family Native American Center, a LEED Platinum project and the Place of Hidden Waters for the Puyallup Tribe, the 2012 LEED for Homes Project of the Year.

Education

  • Masters of Science, Design and Housing Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989
  • Bachelors of Architecture / University Honors Program, Montana State University, 1986
  • Outstanding Native American Graduate Montana State University, 1986

Professional Registration

  • State of Montana Licensed Architect
  • State of Washington Licensed Architect
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certified Architect (NCARB)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architects member
  • Navajo FlexCrete Building Systems Board of Directors
  • Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative member

Selected Professional Honors

  • Featured in PBS Natural Heroes episode ‘Native American Green’, nationally broadcast, February 2016
  • Four projects featured in Design Re-Imagined: New Architecture on Indigenous Lands, 2013
  • SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design) Award for Excellence in Public Interest Design, 2013
  • LEED for Homes Project of the Year Award (Puyallup Longhouse Project), 2012
  • LEED for Homes Platinum, Puyallup Longhouse Project, Design Architect, 2012
  • Valley Forward’s Crescordia (Grow in Harmony) Environmental Excellence Award, 2007
  • Housing Heroes Award for Sustainable Design, Governor’s Housing Forum 2007
  • Featured in documentary Aboriginal Architecture Living Architecture aired on PBS, 2006
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Collaborative Practice Award 2003
  • Distinguished Service Award Little Big Horn College, Campus Planning, 2000.
  • Boston Society of Architects Housing Design Award, 1998.

Selected Design Projects

  • Skokomish Tribe Community Center Design, Skokomish, WA, to be completed 2017
  • Plaza Roberto Maestas, El Centro de la Raza, 100 units T.O.D. and plaza, Seattle, WA, to be completed 2016
  • Squaxin Family Services Building, Shelton, WA, completed April 2016
  • Stillaguamish Community Master Plan and Housing, Arlington, WA in-progress
  • Tolowa Community Master Plan and Housing, Smith River, CA in-progess
  • CARE 66 VIRO Affordable Housing Community (200 units/community center) Gallup, NM, in-progress
  • Muckleshoot Elder’s Housing Concept and Master Plan, Auburn, WA, 2014
  • Lummi Tribal Housing Authority Administrative Offices, Bellingham, WA, 2014
  • Puyallup Place of Hidden Waters (20 units + community center + park), Tacoma, WA, 2012
  • Swinomish Tallawhalt Housing Master Plan (20 senior/family units), LaConner, WA, 2012
  • Apsaalooke Nation Capitol Complex, Crow Agency, MT, Master Plan completed 2011
  • Labateyah Youth Home Master Plan (48 bed transitional), United Indians of All Tribes, Seattle, WA 2011
  • University of Montana Payne Family Native American Center, Missoula, MT, 2010
  • 12th & Jefferson Workforce Housing (30 units), Seattle, WA, 2011
  • Strength of Place Village (30 units), White Center, WA, 2011
  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Solar Village Masterplan (200 units), AZ, 2008
  • Guadalupe House, Design/Build Demonstration Home, Guadalupe, AZ, 2006
  • Nageezi House, Design/Build Demonstration Home, Nageezi, NM, 2005
  • Little Big Horn College Master Plan, Crow Agency, MT 1998 – 2008
  • Library/Administration/Archive Building, Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, MT, 2008
  • Seven Stars Learning Center, Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, MT 2003
  • Cultural Learning Lodge, Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, MT 2003
  • Concord Village / Eagle Creek Indianapolis HOPE VI (234 units), Indianapolis, IN 2000
  • Allen Parkway Village, Houston HOPE VI (500 units), Houston, TX

Teaching

  • Native Learning Center, Seminole Tribe, instructor, 2011-present
  • Arizona State University School of Architecture, Design/Build Instructor, guest faculty 2005-2008
  • Montana State University School of Architecture, Associate Professor, 1998 – 2004
  • Boston Architectural Center, Design Studio Instructor, 1994-1997
  • Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana de Mexico, Departamento de Arquitectura, Visiting Professor, 1993
  • University of Washington, Department of Architecture, Lecturer, 1991-1993
  • New Delhi School of Architecture and Planning, Visiting Lecturer, 1990

Selected Recent Speaking Engagements

  • I Te Timatanga International Indigenous Design Conference, Te Tai Tokerau, New Zealand
  • Nga Aho Maori Design organization conference, Presenter, March 2016
  • Northwest Indian Housing Association, Tulalip Resort, WA
  • Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative Housing Workshop, January 2016
  • Native Learning Center 3rd Annual Indian Housing Training Conference, Flagstaff, AZ
  • Indian Housing Training w/ Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, September, 2015
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Presenter and participant in Native Planning Workshop for the new Campus Plan, November 2014
  • Native Learning Center 2nd Annual Indian Housing Training Conference, Tulsa, OK
  • Indian Housing Training w/ Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, August, 2014
  • Native Learning Center Tribal Training, Hollywood, Florida
  • Indian Housing Workshop w/ Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, June, 2014
  • Illinois School of Architecture Lecture Series, Champagne Urbana, IL
  • “Transcending Tradition:  Recent Works on Tribal Lands”, October 2013
  • Diversity by Design Exhibit and Panel Discussion, University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Center
  • New Architecture on Indigenous Lands book launch event, June, 2013
  • HUD Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Initiative presenter, Washington, DC
  • Presentation of work from the HUD Initiative, National Museum of the American Indian, May 2013
  • NeighborWorks Training Institute, Invited instructor
  • HUD/Oweesta/Enterprise Tribal Housing Green Training, Portland, Oregon, May 2013
  • New Partners for Smart Growth, Kansas City, Missouri, Invited Lecture, February 2013
  • Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Invited lecture, International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, November 2012
  • Seventh Annual Native American Summit, Invited Speaker
  • HUD/Oweesta/Enterprise Tribal Housing Green Training, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 2012
  • Northwest ONAP Annual Conference, Invited Speaker
  • HUD/Oweesta/Enterprise Tribal Housing Green Training, Anchorage, AL, June 2012
  • Navajo Housing Authority Annual Conference 2012, Invited Speaker
  • Learning from our Elders: Culturally and Environmentally Responsive Design August 2012
  • Native Learning Center, Invited Speaker
  • HUD/Oweesta/Enterprise Tribal Housing Green Training, Hollywood, FL, February 2012
  • HUD ONAP Native American Housing Needs Outreach Session February 23-24, 2011 Hollywood, FL
  • US State Department Speakers Bureau, Indonesian Speaking Tour
  • Culturally & Environmentally Responsive Design and Planning, June/July 2011