Brian Creamer, MCP

Lecturer Brian Creamer, MCP, LEED GA

Expertise:

Urban Design, Low Impact Development, Sustainable Development, Urban Planning

Education:

MCP, Boston University Metropolitan College

Course:

MET UA 580: Boston Experience: The Role of Architecture in Creating a Sense of Place

Biography:

Brian Creamer is a Senior Planner at Nitsch Engineering and an Adjunct Faculty member with Boston University’s City Planning and Urban Affairs Program. He teaches courses on planning topics including architecture and urban design. Brian was named Emerging Planner of the Year by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association in 2018. Brian brings 8 years of sustainable planning and design experience to planning projects. Brian’s breadth of work spans a variety of project types from campus and institutional master planning to municipal open space and resilience planning efforts.  A creative and collaborative designer, Brian is focused on designing sites that sustainably integrate stormwater into the landscape, and has a keen interest in the intersection of ecology, place, and cities. 

Brian was educated at Pennsylvania State University in Landscape Architecture and holds a Masters degree from Boston University in in City Planning.  Current, and recently completed, projects include the Princeton University 2026 Campus Plan, DC Water Clean Rivers Project, Rock Creek A Green Infrastructure, Upper Harbor Terminal in Minneapolis and the Moakley Park Vision Plan. Brian is a Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) provider, a Sustainable Sites Institute (SITES) Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Brian is a strong advocate of honing design and planning skills by taking part in design competitions, he was a participant in the Moakley Park Ideas Competition by Boston Society of Landscape Architects in 2016, and submitted a winning entry to the American Institute of Architects New Hampshire Chapter – 2018 Emerging Professionals Design Competition.  Lastly, Brian believes that the best way to build community is to get involved locally. Brian has worked on numerous small projects, grant applications, and planning processes in his hometown of Malden, MA and served as the chair of the Malden Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Walkability, on the Malden Open Space and Recreation Plan Committee, and is a Commissioner with the Malden Conservation Commission.

Contact Information:

Phone: (617) 358-4637
Email: bcreamer@bu.edu