Jeffrey Huber, FAIA, ASLA, NCARB, LEED AP is a principal and manages the South Florida studio. He also serves as Director of Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning at Brooks + Scarpa. In addition to practice, Mr. Huber is an educator and currently serves as an Associate Professor of the School of Architecture at Florida Atlantic University in downtown Fort Lauderdale. He holds master’s degrees and licenses in both architecture and landscape architecture.
A distinguished architect and landscape architect, Huber’s work specializes on public realm projects that combine ecological, landscape, urban, and architectural design. He has advanced sustainability initiatives in soft cities, agricultural urbanism, green school design, missing-middle housing, transit-oriented development, low impact development/green infrastructure and adaptation/transformation design methodologies to addresses emerging and future climate disruptions. Current and recent projects include; Salty Urbanism, Fast Forward Fort Lauderdale Design and Construction Manual, DC Alexander Park in Fort Lauderdale, Youth Sports Complex and Centennial Park in Pompano Beach, Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando, Art and Arts & Culture Center in Hollywood, The Heron and Vista Breeze Elderly Affordable Housing, 41st Street Corridor Revitalization Project and Collins Park Mixed-Use Garage in Miami Beach; and University of Florida School of Architecture Building Renovations and Expansion in Gainesville.
Huber’s research, teaching, and professional work have garnered 75+ national design awards, including multiple Progressive Architecture Awards, AIA National Institute Honor Awards in Architecture, and Regional and Urban Design, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), American Architecture Awards, EDRA/Places, and the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). His professional work has been published in hundreds of books and periodicals including Architect, Residential Architect, The Plan, The Plan Journal, Landscape Architecture Magazine, and Architectural Record. Huber has taught at the University of Florida, Mississippi State University, University of Southern California, and University of Arkansas. Huber has delivered dozens of papers at conferences around the world on the topic of landscape urbanism, housing, adaptation design, transportation, and other issues regarding the design of cities and neighborhoods.
He has received more than $3 million in federal, state, and local grants for his interdisciplinary research and design work. Recent grants include two NOAA Sea Grants for development of adaptation planning and an AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grant. Other grants have included the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), Kellogg Foundation and United States Environmental Protection Agency, to name a few.
Huber currently serves as a Strategic Councilor for AIA National and on the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) Board. Pervious appointments include Interim Director of the School of Architecture and Director of the MetroLab Collaborative at Florida Atlantic University. He was previously the Assistant Director of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, an internationally recognized outreach center of the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design.
Huber is a South Florida native having previously worked and consulted with various firms including several high-profile projects with Zyscovich Architects in Miami. Huber received his Bachelor of Design in Architecture and Master of Architecture from University of Florida (Gainesville), and a Master of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design from Florida International University (Miami).