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Brenden Baitch (He/Him)

Brenden Baitch joined Fitch Architecture & Community Design upon earning a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Brenden approaches design with a respect for regional and ecological context that informs his decisions during the design and development of each project. He is responsible for the development of schematic designs and construction documents for residential, institutional, and commercial projects, along with construction administration services provided throughout the building process. In over five years of professional experience, he has gained interdisciplinary expertise in architecture, urban planning, and construction administration.

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Education
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Master of Architecture – May 2021.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Master of Arts in Urban Planning – May 2012.
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Bachelor of Arts in Geography – May 2012.

Professional Experience
Fitch Architecture & Community Design, Amherst, MA. Intern Architect. 2021 – Present.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Teaching Assistant. 2020.
Westfield State University, Westfield, MA. Adjunct Professor. 2016 – 2018.
Hill International, New York, NY. Construction Inspector. 2014 – 2016.
New York Green Roofs, New York, NY. Assistant Project Manager. 2012 – 2014.
Holland Consulting Planners, Wilmington, NC. Planning Intern. 2012.
Nez Perce National Forest, White Bird, ID. Fire Mitigation Technician. 2007-2008.

Selected Honors and Activities
CELA 2021 Conference, Abstract and Poster Publication
WMAIA/AIA, 2020 Design Award Scholarship
Umass Amherst, 2019 Nathaniel C. Hadley Award
U.S. Green Building Council, LEED AP ND