Brian LaBau, AIA

Senior Architect - Wellesley

Brian LaBau joined C&M as a Senior Architect in 2022 with over 35 years of experience of award-winning work in Philadelphia, Boston, and Cambridge. Coming from a long line of architects and builders, Brian has designed an impressive portfolio of residential and institutional projects with a focus on traditional architecture, historic structures, and adaptive reuse.

Brian holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Arts and a B.A. in Fine Art from the University of Colorado. He is a licensed architect in MA, CT, RI, NH, VA, and UT and is a member of the AIA, BSA, NCARB, and the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA). He has been a thesis advisor at the Boston Architectural College, a visiting critic at several schools of architecture in New England and Philadelphia as well as an NCARB IDP mentor. He currently serves on the Arlington Historic Districts Commission and is a Trustee of the Robert Treat Paine Historical Trust which oversees the ongoing preservation of the Stonehurst estate in Waltham, MA, designed by H. H. Richardson and Frederick Law Olmsted.

Brian and his wife live in Arlington and outside of the office he can be found bicycling in Maine, painting watercolors, and researching the work of his ancestor George W. LaBaw, a 19th-century architect from Jersey City, NJ.