Brown and Phelps of SWBR earn Code Enforcement Certification

February 05, 2019 - Upstate New York
Michael Brown, SWBR


David Phelps, SWBR


Rochester, NY According to SWBR, architects Michael Brown, AIA, and David Phelps, AIA, are now certified code enforcement officers. 

As code enforcement officers, Brown and Phelps will be able to serve their clients and the firm by having the ability to do third-party plan reviews, fire-safety and property-maintenance inspections, building code interpretations/recommendations, execution of variance requests, and appeals to jurisdiction review boards. The certification required passing six courses and more than 140 hours of total training.

As a project manager, Brown is responsible for project design and management with a primary focus on municipal, corporate and retail projects. He earned a master’s in architecture, master’s in business administration and bachelor’s in architecture from the University of Buffalo. 

As a project architect in SWBR’s Education Studio, Phelps has completed large, complex projects for K-12 school districts in the state. He earned his bachelors of science in architectural engineering and his A.A.S. in architectural engineering technology from Alfred State College.



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