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Jeffrey Brown, FAIA, FTCA

Founding Principal/CEO
Powers Brown Architecture

Jeffrey Brown is a past president of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association and the founding principal of Powers Brown Architecture with offices in Houston, Denver, Washington, DC and Toronto, Ontario. His work related to tilt-up construction methodology is expansive and transformative. He is the author of Tiltwallism: A Treatise on the Architectural Potential of Tilt Wall Construction, a book that examines the design opportunities available when engaging in the architectural exploration of a low technology / low cost form of construction and Confirmation Bias, which explores the peculiar relationship between the practicing architectural community, the architectural elite and academia, the construction industry and commercial development realities. Jeffrey was elevated to the American Institute of Architect's prestigious college of fellows largely for his work and research related to tilt-up and is the only two-time recipient of the Irving Gill Progressive Architecture award from the TCA.

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Upcoming Talks

Past Talks

Post-Tensioned Applications for Tilt-Up
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2021 - St. Louis - September 17, 2021

[Keynote] The Future of Industrial is the Past of the Shopping Mall
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2020 - Virtual - October 8, 2020

What is Value Office™ and Why?
Tilt-Up Series: PHX - December 11, 2019

A New Prototype for Multistory Warehouses
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2019 - Atlanta - September 27, 2019

What is Value Office™ and Why? (Keynote Dinner)
Tilt-Up Series: ATL - November 15, 2018

The Tilt-Wall System and Commodity Architecture
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2018 - Dallas - September 20, 2018

Type Technology Tilt-Wall - Musings on Innovation's DNA
Tilt-Up Series: St Louis - February 22, 2018

Type Technology Tilt-Wall - Musings on Innovation's DNA
Tilt-Up Series: DC - December 7, 2017

One Five-Story Building's Impact on a Mature Tilt-Up Market
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2016 - Denver - October 11, 2016