Frank Brown III

Frank Brown III

In both professional and personal background, Frank Brown demonstrates a deep commitment to traditional design and the historic preservation of significant architecture and landscapes.  Holding masters degrees in landscape architecture from Louisiana State University and architectural history from the University of Virginia, as well as a certificate in historic preservation from the University of Virginia, Frank Brown’s education provides a breadth of knowledge that makes him uniquely qualified to contribute to the cross-disciplinary projects at Curtis & Windham Architects.  Before joining the practice in 2006, his professional career has included positions as an architectural historian for the National Register of Historic Places in Washington D.C. and the State of South Carolina.  He has served as preservation consultant for various organizations and as a designer in private landscape practice in Houston, where he contributed to urban design and parks planning for the City of West University Place.  At Louisiana State University, he taught Landscape of Western Civilization and conducted lectures and workshops on preservation topics.  He is a member of many professional organizations in his field, and chaired the National Garden Conservancy’s 2012 and 2015 Open Days tour in Houston.  His passion for the history of the built world had led him to travel and study in such various places as Turkey, England, Italy, Germany, and the American South.