TY SPECHT, ALEP

Project Manager

As a Project Manager in the firm’s Oakland based Northern California office, Mr. Specht has managed the design and development of over $200 million in capital projects including educational facilities, and municipal parks and recreation facilities. Most recently he served as an advisor to Redwood City Public schools as a design manager on their Measure T Bond program.

Mr. Specht is an Accredited Learning Environment Planner (ALEP) and advisor with B&D. He currently serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Region of the Association for Learning Environments. His portfolio of planning work includes approximately $25 billion in long term capital programs, capacity and school utilization planning, and district-wide master planning across the U.S. His advisory services as part of B&D’s PK-12 practice focus on capacity planning, facility implementation, and portfolio, program, and project management of large school districts.

Ty lends his unique DeafSpace and Universal Design expertise to all projects typologies covering the full range of academic, municipal, and quality-of-life spaces. Mr. Specht is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of North Dakota State University School of Architecture, where he earned his Masters of Architecture. His thesis encompassed the philosophy of DeafSpace Architecture and universal design theories for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s of science in environmental science.

He is currently completing his Architectural Registration, NCARB.

M.Arch. (North Dakota State University)

B.S. Environmental Design (North Dakota State University)

American Sign Language (Minnesota State Community and Technical College)

Certified Educational Facility Planner (CEFP)

Associate American Institute of Architects (AIA)

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

2016
D.C. SCHOOLS SEEK INPUT ON BUILDING REDESIGNS

…Ty Specht, an educational facilities planner for Brailsford & Dunlavey, a program management firm in the District working with the school modernization process, made a slide presentation that showed the modes in which schools are being designed to the audience.

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