SFS Architecture

Brian Garvey

Brian Garvey


Brian is a Principal at SFS with experience spanning all aspects of planning, design and construction, including project management. Brian’s portfolio of work includes a broad range of project types, with a special emphasis on programming, facility master planning and design of community parks and recreation facilities. Facilities have included indoor and outdoor aquatic centers, multipurpose community recreation centers, activity centers, fieldhouses, parks, amphitheaters and open space, among other amenities. He is accustomed to working with public entities and multi-disciplined teams to execute projects with demanding goals for stakeholder and community engagement, consensus, program, innovation, value, quality and sustainability.


Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kansas, 2003

Recent Projects

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
Mission Aquatic Center
Blue Springs Fieldhouse Renovation
Olathe Community Center
Excelsior Springs Community Center
Linden Square at Gladstone Village Center
Legacy Park Amphitheatre
Osage Prairie YMCA Natatorium Addition
Fairway Swimming Pool
GSA Region VI IDIQ Contracts - Courts
Robert A. Young Federal Building Seismic Improvements Design-Build Bridging Documents
GSA Region VI IDIQ Contract - Specialized Design Services
Raytown Herndon Career Center
KCK Downtown Community Center/YMCA
Joshua’s Story
Lake Olathe Park Master Plan
Cedar Lake Park Master Plan
Water.org Global Headquarters Tenant Improvements
Merriam Recreational Facilities Master Plan
Columbia Sports Complex
O’Fallon Civic Park

Community Involvement

American Institute of Architects - Kansas City
Sierra Club Thomas Hart Benton Chapter
Nelson-Atkins Museum Friends of Art
Kansas City Zoo - Friends of the Zoo

YMCA CCC - Family Advisory Council; Community Connections Committee
Greenmeadows Homeowners Association; Secretary