Brian Holland

Brian Holland is an architect, researcher and educator, and the founder of Open Set, a Brooklyn-based studio working at the intersections of architecture, urbanism, landscape, and ecology. His extensive professional experience includes award-winning design projects in California, Colorado, New York, Europe, and the Middle East.

Brian currently teaches architecture and urban design at Sarah Lawrence College and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and has previously taught at the American University of Beirut, Parsons School of Design, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Ohio State University, as a LeFevre fellow. As assistant director of The Institute (, Brian leads research and design studios exploring the future of architecture and urbanism in New York City.

Brian received his M.Arch from the University of Pennsylvania and his B.Arch from Cal Poly Pomona.