Gunny Harboe, FAIA, Fellow US/ICOMOS

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Gunny Harboe, FAIA, Fellow US/ICOMOS, is an internationally recognized architect dedicated to the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage. With over 30 years of experience, Gunny currently runs his own small architecture firm in Chicago, with a focus on historic preservation and sustainable design.  He has worked on many iconic modern masterpieces including numerous works by Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. Gunny was a founding member and is a current board member of Docomomo US and a founding member and immediate past President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on 20th Century Heritage (ISC20C).  He is also a past board member of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, a General Services Administration (GSA) Peer Professional, and a Fellow of the AIA and US/ICOMOS. He also teaches at the Illinois Institute of Technology as an Adjunct Professor.  Gunny is NCARB certified and is licensed in six states and the District of Columbia. Gunny received his M.Arch from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (including study in Copenhagen, Denmark); a M.Sc. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University in New York; and a B.A in History from Brown University. He also completed the ICCROM Architectural Conservation Course in Rome, Italy.