Scott Briggs brings nearly 30 years of design experience to SKOLNICK. As a design lead, he works closely with SKOLNICK Principals in driving the conception, visual representation and realization of museum projects. His work is focused on the integration of exhibit environments, interpretation, graphics and media to create engaging visitor experiences. His background in the planning and design of cultural, civic, entertainment and hospitality facilities informs the development of his projects.
In his 19 years with SKOLNICK, Scott has worked on many of the firm’s significant museum, library, and exhibition projects, including the East Hampton Library Children’s Reading Room; 9/11 Tribute Museum; NYU Langone Medical Center’s Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital; Royal Alberta Museum; and Muzeiko, America for Bulgaria Children’s Museum.
The recipient of numerous design awards, Scott Briggs represents the firm at national conferences and writes about the firm’s projects for publications. He frequently serves as a visiting critic and presenter with several colleges and universities including SUNY/FIT, Bank Street College of Education and Pratt Institute. Scott is an active member of the New York City chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) where he is on the Board of Directors and former Co-Chair of the Cultural Facilities Committee. And in 2019 he was elected to serve a 3-year term as Secretary of the Executive Board of the 2020 AIA New York Board of Directors.
B. Arch, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
Registered Architect, New York and Connecticut
Certified, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Board of Directors, AIA New York chapter
Participation and presentations at professional conferences includes:
American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)
Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
Society of Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)