Jeffrey Huber, FAIA, ASLA, NCARB, LEED AP is a Principal and Director of Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at Brooks + Scarpa. Jeff manages the South Florida office. Mr. Huber also serves as an Associate Professor and Director of the School of Architecture at Florida Atlantic University in downtown Fort Lauderdale. He holds Master degrees and licenses in both Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
A distinguished 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 that addresses climate disruption and sea-level rise. Current and recent projects include: Salty Urbanism, Mango House, Fast Forward Fort Lauderdale Design and Construction Manual, DC Alexander Park in Fort Lauderdale, several Pompano Beach parks, Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando, Art and Arts & Culture Center in Hollywood, 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 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 Magazine, 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 $2.5 million in federal, state and local grants for his interdisciplinary research and design work and just received his second Florida Sea Grant for development of adaptation planning. Grants have included the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Kellogg Foundation and United States Environmental Protection Agency, to name a few. Huber 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. Huber is a South Florida native having previously worked and consulted with various firms. He has previously worked for Zyscovich Architects in Miami having been a project manager on several high-profile projects. Huber received his Bachelor of Design in Architecture and Master of Architecture from University of Florida (Gainesville) in 2004, and a Master of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design from Florida International University (Miami) in 2019.